Grand Street Dental: Dentistry Redesigned

We are very excited to announce that, Quip (a new toothbrush company), profiled the opening of our new office in Williamsburg. The article is a great introduction to what we stand for and the kind of dental experience that Dr. Plotnick is bringing to Brooklyn. “These concepts of patient comfort, visual engagement and an ongoing

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Grand Street Dental Featured on Forbes!

Grand Street Dental was recently featured on Forbes! On Monday, January 2nd, an article was posted on Forbes regarding Grand Street Dental and our design and innovation!  Michelle Greenwald, the author, states that Dr. Plotnick is, “in a class by herself when it comes to design sensibility and customer touchpoint innovation.”  We would like to

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Getting Kids to Brush

If you make brushing look like fun, your kids will want to do it too. Let them copy you. Buy them the same color 🔵🔵 toothbrush as you have, or try an electric one, which may be more entertaining for them. Let them try brushing your teeth and then you can brush theirs to make

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Drug Interactions and Grapefruit

As if grapefruits don’t get enough hate! There are now more than 85 drugs that may interact with my all time favorite fruit: grapefruit. The list includes some statins that lower cholesterol (such as atorvastatin, lovastatin, and simvastatin), some antibiotics, cancer drugs, and heart drugs. Here’s what happens: Grapefruit contains furanocoumarins, which block an enzyme

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Tip of the Day!

Wait 30 minutes to brush your teeth after consuming acidic foods to avoid damaging your enamel 🕒 Research has shown that foods containing citric acid like lemons, oranges, and grapefruits can weaken tooth enamel. But, about 20 minutes after you eat something, saliva will begin to neutralize the acids attacking your teeth. If you don’t

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Child’s First Visit

FIRST VISIT 🐣 || Protect your child’s teeth by starting dental checkups early 👍🏼That means about 6 months after the baby’s first tooth appears, but no later than their 1st birthday. We’ll discuss topics like Fluoride, brushing techniques (and how to make them do it👏🏻), The Do’s and Dont’s of bottles 🍼and sippy cups, what

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Gums

Strengthening your gums is sort of like going to the gym after a long winter. You’re sore, you can’t function for 2 days and you dread your next session! When you don’t get regular dental cleanings your gums are out of shape-your cleanings will feel more unpleasant and YES it will bleed! Duh. Don’t give

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Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) Tongue on fire? Well if you haven’t eaten a ghost pepper in the last five, you may be experiencing a medical condition called BMS. Typically defined as a burning itching or numb feeling on your tongue, lips or roof of the mouth, BMS can last for days to months and doctors

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Wisdom Teeth

35% of the population is born without wisdom teeth. Evolution may imply that we’re not enjoying those steaks like we used to. Research shows that our ancestors had much larger jaws than we do, helping them chew a tough diet of roots, nuts and leaves and meat without the use of forks and knives. All

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Genetics & Teeth

Can you thank Mom for your healthy (or unhealthy) teeth? Well no…although maybe yes! Research has wavered in years past about whether there is a genetic link to decay and gum disease and although the jury is still out on whether you can blame Mom for that root canal I’m going to tell you what

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