The Team


Dr. Karin Grinbaum believes smiling can make you happier and healthier. She would like to help everyone achieve a smile they are proud of.

Dr. Karin Grinbaum is a Board Certified Orthodontist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University and went on to complete her dental training at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University College of Dentistry on a Dean’s Merit Scholarship, graduating with high honors. She received multiple awards and honors, including the distinction of being inducted in to Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), the National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Grinbaum continued her post-graduate studies at New York University College of Dentistry where she completed her residency of 3 years in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Karin Grinbaum and her family live in Manhattan.


Dr. Elan Kaufman is a Board Certified pediatric dentist and dental surgeon, specializing in all aspects of children’s dental health. A Magna Cum Laude honors graduate from Binghamton University, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in Boston, at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, also with high honors. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and associate member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. E. Kaufman served as the chief of Pediatric Dental Medicine and Surgery at St. Luke’s, and Roosevelt Hospitals in Manhattan, as well as Brooklyn’s Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Kaufman is also faculty member at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and an alumnus of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, Dr. E. Kaufman is an inspector for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, recognized as the gold standard in office-based ambulatory surgery accreditation organizations.

For over twenty years, Dr. E. Kaufman devotes his time to teaching pediatric dentistry to pediatric and general dental residents at several NYC hospitals. Dr. E. Kaufman has held many leadership positions in several local, state, and national dental organizations, and served as the Chairman of the Oral Health Committee of New York Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Elan Kaufman and his wife, Dr. Jennifer Mait-Kaufman, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist serve as the Co-Presidents and Founders of the Children’s Dental Foundation, Inc., a non-for-profit organization aimed at providing optimal dental care to needy and less-fortunate children. They reside with their sons Harrison and Henry, and daughter Penelope, in Lower Manhattan.

2120 Ocean Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11229


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