Author: Dr George Olstein

true cost of a scale and clean

The True Cost of a Scale and Clean

Your teeth naturally accumulate plaque and tartar over time. Daily brushing and flossing are essential in preventing a build-up of bacteria. They’re also vital in maintaining good oral health throughout your life. However, even the most rigorous of oral care routines can’t completely protect your mouth from plaque, tartar and other harmful bacteria. This is

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why regular dental check-ups save you money

Why Regular Dental Check-Ups Save You Money

Having a regular dental check-up as part of your dental health routine is the key to establishing good oral hygiene throughout your life. But, have you ever thought about the fact that regular dental check-ups could actually help save you money as well? The Benefits of Regular Dental Check-Ups Detecting More Serious Illnesses Regular dental

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The Truth About Mercury Fillings

Are you worried about the mercury fillings in your mouth? Many people forget that your teeth and gums aren’t a singular entity. Rather, they work together with the rest of your body to maintain your overall health and wellbeing. This means, like any other area of your body, it’s important to be mindful of the

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benefits of digital smile design

The Benefits of Digital Smile Design

Are you interested in improving your smile, but unsure about making such a big commitment? Lucky for you, at Dr Olstein’s dental surgery, we offer the incredible service of Digital Smile Design. This service allows you to visualise how your teeth will look after your treatment. Through the use of photos, we can create a

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Dental health week

It’s Dental Health Week: How’s Your Oral Health Tracking?

This year, Dental Health Week runs from 5 to 11 August, with the theme: How’s your oral health tracking? That means there’s no better time to ensure that you are on top of your dental health and oral hygiene. We know it can be easy to fall off the wagon, but this week, take the

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coping with root canal pain

Coping With Root Canal Pain

The words ‘root canal’ are usually associated with the idea of pain. For those who suffer from anxiety or have a fear of dental procedures, being told you need a root canal is likely not what you want to hear. In reality though, the root canal procedure is often the most painless way to treat

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The Ultimate Guide to Dental Sedation

Thinking about opting for dental sedation? Dental anxiety is a very real experience for many people when they need to visit the dentist. Luckily, Dr Olstein and the experienced team at our clinic specialise in sedation dentistry. This is the perfect option for adults and children who wish to ease stress and anxiety during their

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The Ultimate Guide to Tooth Extraction After Care

Wondering what the best tooth extraction after care routine should include? Tooth extractions often occur if there is nothing that can be done to save a tooth. At Dr Olstein’s dental surgery, tooth extraction is always a last resort. We will always try to fix a damaged or decayed tooth through fillings, crowns, root canals and other combinations of treatments.

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The Ultimate Guide to Paediatric Dentistry

Teaching children about good dental health is the key to ensuring proper oral hygiene throughout their lives. After all, we only get one set of adult teeth—this makes it essential that children are adequately equipped to care for them. This guide to paediatric dentistry will ensure you are well-prepared to promote healthy dental habits in

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is often the last resort for a severely damaged or infected tooth. Wisdom teeth are removed because they are unnecessary and often create other problems, but every other tooth is an essential part of your mouth.  If you have an infected or decayed tooth, which cannot be treated by root canal treatment, then

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