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A Better Toothbrush for Better Health

Mouth Watchers was founded by Dr. Ronald Plotka, a renowned Boston area dentist.  His 40 year passion for offering his patients the best oral care possible led him on a quest for a toothbrush that would truly benefit their health.  A unique combination of antimicrobial* and dual layered flossing bristles™ provides the patient with THE optimal brushing experience.  The number one compliment we receive from consumers using our super toothbrush is:  “it feels like I just had a professional dental cleaning”.  This is high praise for a toothbrush.  (Learn more)

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Causes of bleeding gums and when to see your dentist

March 05, 2019

Seeing blood after you brush your teeth can be alarming, but don’t panic! You may be able to cure your bleeding gums without having to go to the dentist, depending on the situation. Let’s talk about what causes bleeding gums and when you should see your dentist about it. They may be tiny, but your gums have a big job. They protect the roots and neck of your teeth from bacteria.Without healthy gums, bacteria can sneak beneath your teeth and cause tissue damage. Eventually, the tissues become too damaged to hold your teeth, thus leading to loose teeth that can even fall out.   What causes bleeding gums? 1. Gingivitis (gum disease) If you don’t brush or floss regularly, plaque…

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A Brief History of Floss

February 20, 2019

Humans have been treating their mouth related ailments for at least 10,000 years. Some of the earliest evidence of direct intervention of caries includes bow drills and accompanying dental abrasions in the archaeological catalog of the Indus Valley Civilizations dating back to 7,000 BC.  Early forms of the toothbrush have been attributed to Chinese civilization back in 3,000 BC.  Surely, pieces of string have been used to remove detritus from people’s teeth for as long as string has been around.  But invention of modern dental floss occurred much more recently in 1815 by New Orleans dentist Levi Spear Parmly.  In his book A Practical Guide to the Management of the Teeth, Parmly described a waxed string he developed to be…

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The A-Team!

Dr. Ronald Plotka – Founder

Dr. Plotka is a nationally renowned Boston area dentist with over 40 years of dentistry leadership. Operating a large practice in Swampscott, MA, Dr. Plotka has pioneered several oral healthcare advancements such as dental bonding, tooth sealants, same-day crown fabrication, laser drilling or sleep-apnea detection.

He is a national lecturer and dental expert. Dr. Plotka sits on several boards including:  The Board of Visiting Nurses Association;  Executive Director of the dental program at Marian Court College;  Board of Directors of Salem Five Bank;  Staff Dentist at Salem Hospital Partners.  Dr. Plotka is the Founder of Mouth Watchers.

In his free time he plays tennis, goes to Florida or watches football. He has 3 daughters and … 3 grand-children!

(Some of his hygienists have been working with him for… over 30 years! That should tell you something about the Man 🙂

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  No favoritism haha

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Violaine Gillot (“V”) – General Manager

V graduated from Salem University in 2009 with her second MBA and has been in the company since then! She moved to the US from France over 10 years ago and met Dr. Plotka on a Golf Course. She quickly jumped on board and grew into the company, becoming our General Manager, which pretty much means she is the go-to person for… Everything 🙂
V makes the company thrive thanks to her passion and energy.

In her free time, and when not traveling, V keeps fit and active! She has run a couple half-marathons and competes in Tough Mudder endurance challenges. Last but not least, she is the very proud Mom of a very special baby girl, Eliana.

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  Youth Pink

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Violetta Semenova (“Little V”) – Operations Manager

Violetta is a native from Kazakhstan. She’s been with us for a few short years but worked her way up and quickly became our Operations Manager. She is a problem-solver and a natural in customer service.
In her free time, she loves snowboarding in NH and is passionate about make-up and esthetics. She actually has a second career in the make, as a professional eyelash extension artist.

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  Power Blue
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Tim Mavroules – Executive Assistant

Tim has been a satisfied MouthWatchers user for over five years, and has happily recommended it to friends and family as he can personally attest that it is the best toothbrush he has ever used! Tim joined the team in March of 2018 as the brand continues to grow and thrive. He seeks to improve on the company’s already stellar reputation for service, while looking for new ways to better serve our valued customers.He obtained a B.S. in Psychology from Salem State University and is a certified personal trainer through the highly-regarded NASM. He has ten years of experience working closely with clients, customers and patients in various settings including customer service, health and wellness, and in-patient hospital care. Tim’s near-future goals include graduate study in Public Health/ Healthcare Administration.

In his free time, Tim enjoys anything outdoors – including mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking, trail running, and training for his next OCR. He is also an avid taco and craft beer aficionado!

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  Adult Green

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Megan Riley (“Meg”) – Digital Marketer/Social Media Manager

Megan relocated to the North Shore in 2014 for college as a classical cellist/music educator. 3 years into her music degree she realized she wanted to pursue business, so she swapped careers! After the change she worked in various administrative roles before joining MouthWatchers in May 2018. She is also a part-time student pursuing a degree in Marketing.

Meg oversees MouthWatchers’ brand presence, communications, and content on social media. She also coordinates the MouthWatchers email blasts, blog posts, and sales. She strives to broaden the company’s reach, and create a consistent, engaging online presence to better spread the word about the “BEST. BRUSH. EVER.”!

In her free time, Meg loves playing video games, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her cat Rosie!

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  Youth Yellow

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Jacqueline Aut (“Jackie”) – Office Assistant

Jacqueline is a senior at Salem State University, majoring in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting. She joined MouthWatchers in May of 2017 to help with packing & shipping orders, and quickly became the go-to girl for accounting, administration, and more!

When she isn’t working or studying, Jackie loves hanging out with friends, traveling, and spending time with her dogs, Appa and Hazel.

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  Adult Green

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Bobbi Dynice – Social Media Assistant

Bobbi graduated from Marblehead High School in 2018, and is currently a freshman Occupational Therapy student in the Quinnipiac University Honors Program. Bobbi’s mom, Lynn, has been a dental hygienist with Dr. Plotka for over 30 years! Bobbi has been using the toothbrush since she was young and loves all of the products.

Bobbi creates the posts for MouthWatchers’ social media accounts, helping to engage and interact with our wonderful customers and followers!

In her free time, Bobbi likes to dance and sing.

Favorite Doctor Plotka’s Toothbrush:  Youth Yellow

 

 

 

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