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Dr. Idelle Brand

Dentistry
New York, NY
41 years experience female

Locations

The Brand Wellness Center

New York, NY

Address

19 West 34th Street , Suite #1022, New York, NY
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About

Bio

Dr. Idelle S. Brand is a 1981 graduate of New York University College of Dentistry. After serving three years with the United States Public Health Service, Dr. Brand located her office to midtown Manhattan. Dr. Brand is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), a Fellow of the Institute for Natural Dentistry (FIND), and a Certified Nutritional Consultant (CNC). She has advanced training in all aspects of general and holistic dentistry, as well as training in hypnosis for anxiety and pain control. A relaxed and comfortable visit with her is assured. Also, as a Reiki Master Teacher, a practitioner of NLP, Sound Therapy, Reconnective Energy and EFT, her knowledge in the Energy Medicine field is extensive. Each of these modalities can be used for furthering her patients' health. Her pursuit for whole body wellness is her approach to dental care. Dr. Brand is available for speaking engagements on Enlightened Dentistry TM , the bridging of modern dentistry with complementary healing modalities to empower total body wellness.

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Dentistry

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63 Answers
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
See a doctor. : Could be reflux or h pylori. Best to see a doctor for a definitive diagnosis and to rule out more serious problem.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Greens are great. : Green juices are phenomenal at alkalizing your ph. A little lemon juice in your water will also alkalize you through the krebs cycle. Oral bacteria ca... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Warm compresses: Warm compresses will help the sinus drain.
A member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Natural healthcare: Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person. Instead of treating an illness, holistic ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Darkness.bleeding: Vitamin d is can be produced in your body by exposure to sunlight. If you avoid the sun, you will be deficient. Iron deficiency is mostly through exc... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Contamination: Contamination from bacteria or parasites. Usually due to unclean conditions, spoilage, or contagious people handling the food.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Add healthy food: By introducing more and new healthy foods everyday into your diet, you will eventually crowd out the junk food.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Years: Years. But it is best to take care of it as soon as possible, since it may spread and cause septicemia.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
It depends: Everyone's pain threshold is different. Personally, labor pains are far worse. But it is subjective. But at least with labor, you usually get a beau... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Lasers: Laser therapy is extremely efficient at healing cold sores fast. Application of coconut oil or aloe is also beneficial.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Not likely.: It is highly unlikely for teeth to uncrowd spontaneously. Braces are usually necessary.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
More relaxed: When you are stressed, you will have a dry mouth. When you are relaxed the saliva will flow easier.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
It depends: If you have a very strong immune system, you may never show symptoms of herpes. Otherwise symptoms can occur like any other viral exposure. Usually w... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes and no. : The high acidity will still erode your teeth. However there is no sugar in diet soda, so you are less likely to get cavities.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Not usually. : Depends where the impacted tooth is. If it is a wisdom tooth, no braces are necessary.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Laser treatment: Use of lasers on the cold sore will usually stop the pain and heal the sore quicker. Topical anesthetic (anbesol) will relieve the pain in the interim... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Shortening can be from animal lard or vegetable fats. Refers to fat that is solid at room temperature. It is called shortening since it prevents cro... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Maybe: Face changes are always possible with the extraction of any tooth. That is why it is always best to replace missing teeth ASAP. If any changes do occu... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Neurotoxic: The potential for neurotoxicity and galvinism (electrical currents ) exist in the mouth with metal fillings. There are better options with less contr... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Few days-week: After any oral surgery, it usually takes a few days before things are not so sensitive. Best to go on a liquid diet (protein shakes, smoothies, etc)... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Read ingredients. : Avoid bars with chocolate and green tea added.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Viral outbreak: It could be a viral outbreak such as herpes. Possibly a reaction to a new food, usually citrus. Possibly a severe vitamin deficiency, usually the b co... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
No: No swelling needs to get worse before it gets better.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: When you thyroid is out of balance, the rest of your body will follow. Teeth and gums will be affected.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Work with a dentist: Everyone knows that gum disease is a marker for heart conditions. Get your gums in order and other health conditions may improve. As you heal one part... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes and no.: That would not be my first choice. Holistically speaking, you might do better with a white composite, bpa free.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Prevention: Prevention is always the best cure. Some studies have shown minimum remineraliation through oil pulling. Also through a major change in diet of health... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Repulsed by food. : When the thought or sight of a certain food makes you feel mentally or physically sick. Common in pregnancy. You don't actally have to eat it to ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Not recommended. : Rest and light activity are recommended after any surgery. Excessive bleeding may occur from excessive physical activity.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Adrenaline rush: The anesthetic has Epinephrine causing an adrenaline rush. Ask the dentist to use anesthesia with no epinephrine.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Teething or cavitiy: Teething or cavities are usually the cause of a toothache in a 3 year old child.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Possibly: If the tooth or gum was infected prior to extraction, it is possible that the infection could have spread. Best to boost your immune system with lots ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Avoid sugary food.: There are many aspects to this. Best to work with a certified nutritionist. Bottom line is to avoid processed sugary foods and processed white flou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Probiotics: Chronic nausea is not good. I suggest taking regular supplementation of probiotics and digestive enzymes to try and get this under control. And defini... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Probably not. : Uncooked cake mixes are usually a problem once raw eggs are in it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Laser treatment: Lasers will shorten the duration and relieve the discomfort almost immediately. You can try coconut oil topically as it is anti-viral. It has worked f... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Soft foods.: It might be tough to chew. Stick to soft foods, smoothies and protein drinks.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Reflux may occur: It is best to eat a few hours before lying down. Otherwise you may have reflux or heartburn.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
No.: The high amount of alcohol will burn the gum and give you a tingly pain so that you won't notice the toothache so much. Better to use salt water rinse... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Infection: Sounds like a gum infection with a possible abscess or draining fistula. See a dentist as soon as possible.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Short term-Yes. : Long term -no. Symptoms may abate temporarily with a home remedy, but the will usually re occur. A definitive diagnosis and treatment is best accompli... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Dental cleaning: Once the tartar forms it is difficult to remove it yourself. Best to see your regular dentist for a cleaning. Try to prevent its accumulation by flos... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes.: Warm salt water rinses are good for easing discomfort in the soft tissues of your mouth; gums and injection site in particular.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Cosmetic dentistry: There is no natural way to make teeth bigger. Crowns, veneers or a snap-on smile are possible solutions.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
During formation: Tetracycline staining occurs during formation of the teeth, before they actually erupt in the mouth.. Anytime from age birth to 12. It doesn't matter ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Neither: From a holistic viewpoint, avoid both. Get a proper filter for your tap water and store it in glass bottles.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Natural Remedies: Some natural remedies worth trying would be ginger tea or ginger candies. Also lemon water often does the trick. Taking a regular dose of probiotics ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Very.: Considereextra vitamin c and coq10 to reduce bruising.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Very little: It is important to keep up your electrolytes when you have food poisoning. If you are not vomiting, eat bland foods that are binding. Bananas are exce... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 41 years experience
Short list: Wash hands well before and after handling all food. Make sure all meats are fully cooked. Do not let any mayonnaise based foods sit in the heat too lo... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Brand is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brand is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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