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Dr. Michael Teitelbaum

Dentistry
Briarcliff Manor, NY
32 years experience

Locations

Office

Briarcliff Manor, NY

Address

1312 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY
Directions

About

Bio

Welcome to Briarcliff DentistSpa where we combine the absolute latest cutting edge dental technology with good old-fashioned five-star service to give you the finest dental care available in the country. Learn more about us, Dentistry in general, Cosmetic dentistry, Family dentistry, and headache treatments on our website www.DentistSpa.com

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

99 Answers
18 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Not usually: Unless you're taking sooooo much, over such looong time, that you've destroyed your liver, it's unlikely. See a dentist, then switch to a dry vitamin... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
No: You've been smoking, you should still have your teeth cleaned and checked at least two times a year.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
TMD: There are over 300 different kinds of headaches, and treatment depends on symptoms it can range from a bite guard to different medicines. A headac... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Food?: If you have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) eating something can make it better.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See a dentist: If you are clenching your jaws while asleep, you can ask your dentist about jaw excercises, or a bite guard, look into hypnotherapy, available live or... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
0-4 hours: Dpends if you "drilless" dentistry, you won't be numb, short acting anesthesia can wear off as quickly as 40 min, long acting can go 4 even 6 hrs.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Google Cryotron: Google dr. Mark friedman & cryotron, his invention for treating migraine headaches. Patented, published in medical journals & fda approved. You ca... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
30min - 4hrs: Depends on which anesthetic, how much used, where it was placed, but generally less than 4 hrs.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Maybe: Lidocaine can take hrs, carbo usually is less than 2 hrs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Aspirin: If you can take Aspirin (or ibuprofen), take it 1-3 times every day (if it';s ok with your md) to get rid of the inflammation.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
TMD: There are 300 kinds of headaches, treatment depends on symptoms. It can range from a bite guard, to different medicines, etc.... You should see a h... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Long time: If you're trying to fool a test, forget it. Some these days can pick up drugs from months ago. For driving purposes, it depends on how big a dose,... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
No: Since they generally use strips, not custom made "trays" they gel won't get in between your teeth, & could cause a "striped" effect. Also, since the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See a dentist: It could be nothing, or it could be something bad. A dentist will be able to tell you which.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Yes: It is possible, esp. If you are clenching your jaws while asleep also. You can ask your dentist about aw excercises, or a bite guard.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Excedrin migraine: Excedrin migraine & migrelief can both help. In some people magnesium supplements help. In many people "cryotron" cold treatment is great!
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See a dentist: You either have gingivitis, with pus oozing into your mouth, or a brain tumor which a neurologist can find. Odds are it's the gum disease....
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
TMJ?: Could be jaw joint problems (TMJ) or an infection. Best to see a dentist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See a counselor: You can call the abuse hotline to let them know, so if it happens again you'll have a record. Also, insist he go with you to a marriage counselor. I... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Get a waterpik: You'll need something special. Either a water blaster, like a waterpik, special floss threader, or floss. You shouldn't think about metal innstrumen... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Don't: Vanilla extract can have sugar, which can cause cavities. Just buy the new vanilla flavored listerine....
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Bad idea: Anything from stomach upset with gas, to allergic reaction.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Usually: You shoud check with an md, because it could be something serious, but yes, it can be from iron.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Who said surgery?: These days, in kids it's all fixed with braces. In adults, it may involve a small incision in the roof of your mouth. Common for kids, very few of u... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
One is in a bottle: Artificial saliva is a mixture that is thick enough to coat your mouth & stop it from drying out for a while. People with dry mouth need it. It does... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
TMD: There are over 300 different kinds of headaches, and treatment depends on symptoms it can range from a bite guard to different medicines. A headac... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Exercise: Exaercise will speed up blood flow & might move the anesthetic away faster. Otherwise, there is a medicine your dentist can order for you. It's qu... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See an MD: You should see an md or cardiologist, asap. This could be a sign of heart disease - or a really bad dental infection.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Yes: Clinda can cause upset stomach, so watch for that. Septocaine is fda approved, & quite safe & strong, when used intelligently.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Cut triggers &Trtmnt: Try to kkeep a diary of *everything* you do, eat, go & a diary of headaches (when they start, where they are, how long they last, where you were) hop... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Brush it: Try brushing your tongue, either with toothpaste or listerine.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
There are many: Muscle relaxants, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, physical therapy & jaw relaxation exercises are just a few.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Maybe: Get checked by an md, iron only works for iron defiency, could be other things, and it could be serious.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Prescription: There's a prescription cream caled kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase that works great!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
60-90 days: If it's going to work, you need enbough time to make more red blood cells. Keep getting it checked to make sure it's not something serious like crohn... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Should go w/infectio: Once your infection is gone, the headache should soon go away, assuming you had it treated with antibiotics, or a dentist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See an MD: Normal chests do not hurt. Go see an md, get checked out, ask about diet & exercise.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
See your dentist: You may have gingivitis. Have a thorough exam from your happy dental home.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
TMD: There are over 300 different kinds of headaches, and treatment depends on symptoms it can range from a bite guard to different medicines. A headac... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
It happens: Could be, depepnds on your symptoms. There are tests you can have done, and many, many treatments, try a few opinions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Depends: This could be many things, including tmj. See a headach specialist, and also a dentist who treats tmj. Could be multiple causes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Not usually: There are many different kinds of fillings. Once you've saved your teeth with all of these fillings you have to have a dentist keep an eye on them to ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
2nd opinion?: An abscess can take up to 3 months to show up on an x-ray. Take antibiotics as directed, but make sure to get it treated in less than 1-3 months when... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Payment plan: Any otc system will proabably be a waste of money. A professionally made tray & system may be able to painlessly whiten your teeth, and many dentists... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Real vs artificial: Sucrose is real sugar, splenda is an artficial sweetener, no calories, won't cause cavities, probably more expensive.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Anything: I personally have 2, they look like regular molars. Some are weird shaped, some are tiny teeth.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Home pregnancy test?: It's long enough to susupect something's up. Try a home pregnancy test, then see your md. In addition, healthy gums do not bleed. You should see a ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Try head & shoulders: Have you gotten 30% alcohol in your eyes? Keep the listerine in your mouth. You can always try apple cider vinegar for your scalp. Google it.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Allergy?: Try to see an allergist to get the blood test (not skin test) for allergy to something.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 32 years experience
Maybe: It's unlikely, but if you have an extreme allergy, it's possible. Much more likely to be something like a detergent, fabric softener, or toothpaste i... Read More

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Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Teitelbaum is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Teitelbaum is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks doctor . I have tried home pregnancy test which was negative yesterday. I went to dentist they said no gingivitis just a soft gums
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Have you learned about the tmd ear system fir tmj? I am still doing more research on it.
HealthTap member
Ok thank you so much but is there any kind of poison leaking inside of my mouth and will they have to take the tooth out of my mouth

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Founding Vice President Empire State Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Empire State Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
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