Author: Dr George Olstein

what is cosmetic dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

For many individuals, having that picture-perfect bright white smile is just out of reach. Whether it’s a genetic disposition for crooked teeth, tooth trauma sustained long ago, or stains from drinking a little too much red wine, there are many legitimate reasons for not being completely happy with your smile. It’s reasonable to want to

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Toothache: What Causes It and How to Treat It

We depend on our teeth so much more than we realise. A toothache can not only be painful, but irritatingly disruptive. There is only so much that can be managed with appropriate dental hygiene, so it is important to be aware of how often a dental visit is required. The pain associated with a toothache,

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tips for taking care of sensitive teeth

Tips for Taking Care of Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can make the simple act of drinking or eating a painful experience. It can prevent you from enjoying the foods you once enjoyed, or make breathing a sharply painful experience. Unfortunately, sensitive teeth are quite common across the developed world. However, understanding the causes of this sensitivity, as well as how to mitigate

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how to have healthy teeth for life

How to Have Healthy Teeth for Life

Healthy teeth are the cornerstone of a healthy life. Poor oral health is linked to a whole range of severe health conditions, ranging from diabetes to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, there is a lot you can do to safeguard your dental health. Tips for Maintaining Healthy Teeth Maintain a Good Oral Health Routine This is the

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Tips to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

If you or someone you know would rather go shark diving than visit the dentist, you’re not alone. It’s a feeling that is shared by many people that can be caused by a range of things. Dental anxiety can come from a memory in childhood, a bad experience with dental or even a fear stemming

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Dental Phobia - Patient Dentist Chair

What is Dental Phobia and Dental Anxiety?

Being scared of the dentist or having a fear of the dentist is often associated with children. Young children often have a fear of the dentist because it is something unknown and they don’t understand what is happening to them, so they instinctively react with fear. Unfortunately, dental phobias don’t end with childhood, and many

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IV Sedation Dentistry - Woman Sleeping in Dentist Chair

Is Intravenous Sedation Dentistry (Sleep Dentistry) Safe?

It’s very common to feel anxious or nervous about visiting the dentist. Modern dental practices are very safe, but sometimes treatments can be uncomfortable which can cause unnecessary fear. This can stop people from visiting the dentist completely, which can impact their oral hygiene of a long period of time. Intravenous Sedation Dentistry (or IV

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A Guide to Baby Teeth for New Parents

Caring for your new baby is one of the most exciting, but challenging, times that we go through in our lives. It’s full of milestones, from the first smile to the first words and of course, the first teeth. Teething is an essential stage of development, but it’s also a time of trepidation for parents.

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what is tooth equilibration

What is Tooth Equilibration?

If you have ever had trouble with teeth grinding or jaw joint pain, a tooth equilibration could be just what the doctor (or dentist) ordered. The procedure is a bit of a tongue twister, but equilibration is a crucial and sometimes life-changing treatment that can solve very common issues when it comes to dental pain.

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tips & tricks for children's dental care

Tips and Tricks for Children’s Dental Care

One of the most common questions that dentists get asked pertains to children. Lifelong oral health begins with starting healthy habits in youth, which is why dental care during infancy, childhood, and adolescence is so important. Read through these tips and tricks to ensure that your children are receiving the dental care they need. Teething

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To Our Valued Patients

Dr George Olstein takes the health of his patients and employees very seriously. Due to COVID-19, we understand there is a lot of anxiety and uncertainty regarding the situation at the moment. We are being consistently updated from the Australian Dental Association and DHHS in Victoria with regards to any changes in practice from a health and hygiene perspective.

Dr George Olstein is monitoring the Coronavirus situation closely and are listening carefully to the questions and concerns we receive from our patients.

We would like to reassure our people, patients and the broader community that Dr George Olstein has always had, do and will continue to have exceptional clinical standards. We are highly commended for our robust policies and procedures, particularly around infection control including hand Hygiene.

The recent events associated with Coronavirus have seen Dr George Olstein develop an additional comprehensive policy specifically considering the virus, which has been adopted by all our team.

This includes but not limited to;

  • Avoid handshaking, hugging and kissing.
  • Please use the provided antimicrobial hand rub before entering the clinic and before leaving the clinic.
  • Please be aware that we will be conducting regular disinfection of the surfaces at the reception, waiting areas, water station, washroom and the entry doors.
  • Similarly, we are also working closely with our business partners to guarantee the continued supply of masks, gloves and other infection control items.

We consider you part of the Dr George Olstein family and your safety, together with that of our team’s, remains our highest priority.

We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit and will continue to update you on any further developments.

If you have any further questions, please contact us – https://www.olstein.com.au/contact/

Best regards,
Dr George Olstein