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Dr. Jeffrey Krantz

Dentistry
Holtsville, NY
10 years experience

Locations

East Village Dental Associates

New York, NY

Address

645 East 11th Street, New York, NY
Directions

Fax

2122024173

About

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

126 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
SEE AN MD: Recurring sores are not normal. Follow up with a physician to assess the cause of the sores.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
It depends: Frankly, braces are used to move teeth and crowns are used to restore damaged or decayed teeth. Only a dental professional can diagnose you issue and/... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
No: A sore jaw and earache are signs of infection and if the root canal was completed it seems like there is infectious activity still going on. Notify yo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
With: Unfortunately, the listerine without the alcohol base is not a very effective anti plaque or anti bad breath weapon.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Probably NOTHING: Make sure that there is no water in your ear. Stand on one foot and hop up and down with the ear involved towards the floor. Do not try to q tip the ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Probably YES: If there is enough tooth left for the tooth to be successfully restored, the answer is a qualified yes.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
OLD WIVES TALE: Many years ago when one of the components of root canal cements was silver root treated teeth typically turned black. This is no longer the case.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
4-6 hours: It will take 4-6 hours for the body to get a loading dose of antibiotics to help the swelling which is a sign of infection.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
SEE A DENTIST: It sounds as if you have a blocked salivary gland. This is not life threatening but it is a "pain in the butt" type of symptom. It is simply solved by... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Minimum two weeks: The recovery from a palatal procedure varies. You will have a sore throat for 7-10 days and the discomfort may last 2-3 weeks. Often you may be referr... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: It is essentially the same product but in a different concentration. Home bleach is 2%. The sodium hypochlorite used for root canal procedures is 5-10... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
NOSE ISSUES: When it gets humid or there is a change in humidity the sinus gets full and teeth can start to hurt especially upper teeth.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Rarely: An old retainer, assuming it fits and is clean will not mess up teeth. If it goes on easily and fits, and is clean, it can not do any more harm than a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Infection: If a tooth still hurts after three months of having a completed root canal there can only be three reasons: a- infection b- poor done root canal c-... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
YES: But the "attachement of the braces" to the tooth is different. Instead of bonded brackets, the braces are attached with "bands" which are metal "circl... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Sign of infection: If there is jaw pain there is swelling and inflammation which are the bodies signs of infection. Let your dentist know, and antibiotics are probably... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
You will be fine: Properly done root canal therapy is no more traumatic than a filling. Proper technique, anesthesia make it a painless experience. Best of luck.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
SEE A DOCTOR: The whitish tongue is nothing but painless red bumps in the throat can be a problem. They should be evaluated by a physician.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Attachment: The gum is also attached to the tooth and no matter how careful the clinician is, some gum tissue may come out with the extracted tooth.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Within normal limits: The cold sensitivity is probably the roots of the adjacent teeth to the extraction site. It will resolve.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Habit: It is a habit no different than cracking you knuckles. Assuming you have healthy teeth and gums there is little to worry about.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
YES: A well made bite plate will help those crowns last even longer.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
It should not bve: Three weeks? If the root canal therapy was completed and the tooth restored it should not be bleeding. Have it evaluated immediately.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
YES!: Absolutely. Properly done, a temporary should be treated like a "regular" tooth.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Bacteria: The reason for a root canal procedure is that the root canal is surgery on the inside of a tooth. If a physician operated on your belly you would expe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Muscles: The attachments of the tongue muscle [and the tongue is essentially one large muscle covered with sensory tissue] is in the back of the throat and in ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
NO!!: The one thing that the root canal does is alleviate sensitivity to cold. The cause of the "cold sensitivity" is probably not the tooth your think it i... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
NO: This should be evaluated by the dentist immediately.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Trauma or decay: If you are talking about the buccal wall of the alveolus [bone] it was either the trauma of the extraction or the periodontal germs that "ate" up the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
NO: Two weeks in a health patient, the area should have healed. Have it re-evaluated by your dentist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Usually not: When a filling does not set properly, is overshaped or undershaped parts of it can flake off. Make sure that the bite is right and if any sensitivity ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Unknown: Can be a number of reasons, so you did not give enough information.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
By the 3rd day: Usually after two or three days, there will be enough resolution of pain and swelling that the patient can start eating "normally" again.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Sign of healing: When swelling does down it means that the area is less inflamed which is a sign of healing. The infection may not be completely gone, but it is on its... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
yes: Take a carrot and put it into the freezer. Give to the child while he is teething. Second: using a q tip take a sweet liquor such as southern comfor... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes if healthy: There is no clinical reason not to take out an infected tooth from a healthy person. Assuming there are no systemic problems, heart disease, immunolog... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Full crown: The remainder of the tooth is cut down to a specific geometric shape and a crown is placed. This protects the rest of the tooth and lets the dentist p... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Professional fee: If a person has open heart surgery for clogged arteries and then dies, does the estate pay for the surgery yes. The flap surgery was an attempt to sav... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Get it filled: One a part of the tooth decays, it will not normally "remineralize". There are experimental techniques such as ozone therapy which purport to reduce t... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: A loose tooth is usually infected and infections can cause headaches, sore throats and aches.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
It should not: Modern dentistry with modern anesthetics should make the process painless. There is no excuse in this day and age for a restoration [filling] to hurt.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Usually NOT: Usually not, it is a separate procedure and hence a separate fee.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
YES : A dry socket has nothing to do with whether or not the dentist used sutures [stiches], and happens often with wisdom tooth extractions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Usually NOT: Many patients will have sensitivity to pressure, and not pain, and this sensitivity will scare them. Modern dental anesthetics remove the pain sensati... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
YES: Bone on bone usually indicates an arthritic condition and lack of a decent meniscus between the "two bones" that could make the cheeks look sunken in.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Relax: First, if you had a clean ct scan, there is no cancer. It sound much more like a post nasal drip than anything else, especially when you describe your... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
SEE THE DENTIST : A two week post operative infection is not usual and customary. Go to the dentist who extracted the tooth and make sure he checks the extraction site.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
YES: Any infection in the oral cavity can cause a lymph node to swell. It could be anything from an infected tooth that needs root canal, to a wisdom tooth... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Mostly YES: When a tooth is evulved [knocked out] what usually happens is the ligament that surrounds the tooth has been torn but is still alive. If the tooth is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
Dentistry 10 years experience
Forever: You should not start smoking again. This is a great excuse to stop smoking.

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Mar 19, 2015
Great dentist!!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Krantz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 2012MD

Medical/Graduate school

New York University College of Dentistry
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

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