Archive: May, 2010

Top 3 Snacks That Won’t Make Your Kids’ Dentist Frown

1. Fruits and Veggies   While fruits have natural sugars, they tend to contain a lot of water, and they don’t often get stuck in teeth making them a no brainer in the sweet-treat department. Of course any sweets should be in moderation, but I have less concern about fruits such as apples, blueberries and [...]

How to Brush Your Childs’ Teeth Properly

Circular motion, back and forth, up and down? Which is the right way to brush your child’s teeth properly? It is actually a very common question that I get asked by my patients’ parents. I decided to write a post on this topic to help all the parents wondering if they are doing this daily [...]

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Pediatric Dentist

 It is important to start thinking about your child’s oral health at a young age to keep their teeth clean and healthy. A pediatric dentist will be a great source for answering any questions you may have before and after you have had your first visit. Here are 5 questions parents often ask that will [...]

Introducing the Ruby Gelman DMD Blog

We have launched this blog to provide you with weekly Pediatric Dental advice and tips that will help keep your child’s teeth healthy and clean! Pediatric Dentistry is the dental care of children from birth through adolescence and we look forward to helping you navigate the world of dental hygiene as your child grows. Feel [...]


Dr. Gelman lives in midtown Manhattan with her husband Shimon Shkury and her son Ariel Moshe who was born in July 2009. Dr. Gelman is dedicated to providing pediatric dental care in a warm, nurturing environment. She looks forward to welcoming you to her practice!