Meet Dr. Karin Grinbaum, the orthodontist creating smiles that are as unique as the individuals who wear them at Smiles + Grins (formerly Grinbaum Orthodontics). Dr. Grinbaum has made it her mission to empower teens and adults, giving them the freedom to craft the smiles of their dreams without the constraints of traditional dental braces. With personalized patient care and groundbreaking technological advancements, Dr. Grinbaum makes orthodontic treatments a breeze for patients on the Upper East Side. For years, her New York orthodontics practice has been the go-to office for people seeking individualized treatment options that not only straighten teeth but also bring out the true beauty within.
Dr. Karin Grinbaum's start in the world of orthodontics traces back to her childhood fascination with the beauty of smiles. As a young girl, she traveled to different places and captured the essence of people's faces through her camera lens. As she did, she noticed that each smile she encountered held a unique story and a mesmerizing charm. This early exposure to the power of a person’s radiant expression ignited a spark within her to become an orthodontist. Driven by her deep-rooted passion for aesthetics and the desire to bring out the best in others, she found her calling in orthodontics. It is the perfect blend of artistry and science, allowing her to transform lives one mouth at a time. With each patient, Dr. Grinbaum brings her artistic sensibilities to orthodontic treatments that help them discover the confidence and joy that an authentic smile can bring.
Dr. Karin Grinbaum’s education is just as impressive as her smile transformations. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University, which set the stage for her dental training career. She further expanded her skills at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University College of Dentistry. Graduating with flying colors, she not only received high honors but also scored multiple awards, including a well-deserved induction into the prestigious National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). Dr. Grinbaum continued her post-graduate studies at the dynamic New York University College of Dentistry, immersing herself in a rigorous three-year residency program focused on Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. This immersive experience equipped her with the latest techniques and advancements, ensuring that her patients receive the most top-notch care and cutting-edge treatments in New York City orthodontics, with signature services that include In-Brace®, Invisalign®, retainers, and classic braces.
Beyond her impressive work as an orthodontist, Dr. Grinbaum has a true zest for life. Whether immersing herself in the vibrant energy of the city or relishing in quiet moments to take it all in, Dr. Grinbaum finds solace in savoring a glass of world class Cabernet and enjoying the rich flavors of Italian cuisine. Dr. Grinbaum's love for hosting and her culinary prowess make her home the ultimate gathering place, where friends and loved ones are treated to her home cooked feasts, with her mouthwatering Moroccan fish dish stealing the show. As a true family party house, it's no surprise that her dog Daisy and her three wonderful children find joy and warmth in the vibrant atmosphere she and her husband have built. With her wealth of expertise, warm personality, and infectious enthusiasm, Dr. Karin Grinbaum is here to transform your smile into a work of art. She's ready to bring the magic and give you a smile that will leave you grinning from ear to ear.