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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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Chewing Gum

GUM chewers out there, you’ll appreciate this || studies show that chewing SUGARLESS gum can increase saliva flow, which reduces plaque acid, strengthens the teeth and reduces tooth decay! As an added bonus look for gums that contain xylitol, a sugar alcohol, that can actually help protect your teeth further against tooth decay! Just don’t

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Lipstick

When choosing a red lipstick skip the warmer tones and choose ones with blue or cool bases to make your teeth look WHITER! If you’re not sure how to tell, just test them on the back of your hand and it will be pretty obvious which one is warm and which one is cool.

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Popcorn

#Popcorn is the leading cause of fractured teeth in most practices-probably because we’re at the movies stuffing handfuls of it in our faces like no one is watching 👀 and then CRACK you bite down on that devilish 😾 un-popped kernel! My advice, knowing popcorn will NEVER go out of style…eat one at a time.

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Grand Street Dental Featured on Wired.com

We were recently featured in an article on Wired.com — Check it out!!!

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Dr. Plotnick Featured on Fabulous Forever

Dr. Plotnick was recently asked about what sort of foods to stay away from during the summer month. Check it out HERE!

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Tongue Scraping || DO IT!!

Do you or someone you love have bad breath? 😐Tongue scraping drastically improves bad breath by significantly reducing oral bacteria from the crevices of all areas the tongue. This Ayurvedic daily routine for maintaining oral health should be done on a regular basis, in the morning. A tongue scraper is a long, thin, flat piece

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A Guide to Canker Sores

Although canker sores, or aphthous ulcers, are common occurrences they can also be annoying and painful. Read on to learn more about them and how to treat them. What are Canker Sores? Canker sores are small, round, painful ulcers that can occur on their own or in groups usually on the inside of your lip

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How Thumb Sucking Can Affect the Teeth

Although thumb sucking can be a very calming habit for many babies and children, Dr. Plotnick urges parents to start trying to kick this habit as early as possible (by age three and 100% by age six). When finger or thumb sucking isn’t tackled early on, the front six teeth can flare out and the

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