Archive: August, 2010

6 Books to Get Your Kids Excited About Visiting the Dentist

Books can be a big help in helping to prepare your child for what happens at the Dental Office. Below is a short list of some of my favorite books to get for your kids to help make that first (or second or third!) visit to the dentist a little easier on your kid (and [...]

Use Sweeteners to Get Your Kid to Drink H20? Stop this Bad Habit

I was very concerned when I read a question from a reader on the CafeMom forum discussion saying that she flavors the water she gives her 2 year old daughter with Crystal Light to get her to drink more water. I don’t advocate using it because products like Crystal Light contain artificial sweetener, which may [...]

Electric Toothbrushes – Good or Bad? [Sonicare Giveaway]

One CafeMom reader asked me if electric toothbrushes are better than the good old traditional ones. She specifically asked if she should get a Sonicare for her child and I figured I would share my thoughts with my readers.   I am not necessarily in favor or opposed to using electronic toothbrushes but I have [...]


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!