The Ultimate Guide to Gum Disease and its Treatment

Gum disease or periodontal disease refers to a bacterial infection of the gum that can even spread to the bone that surrounds teeth and it has even been linked to heart disease. Gum disease can be isolated to one tooth, or across the entire gum. There are essentially two scales of gum disease, running from

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The Only Teeth Cleaning Guide You’ll Ever Need

Most of us (hopefully) have been brushing our teeth twice a day for as long as we can remember. It’s an integral part of our daily routine, and while it seems like a relatively simple process, it’s not as simple as smearing some paste on your brush and rubbing them across your teeth. Keeping your

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tmj symptoms & treatment

TMJ Symptoms and Treatment

The TMJ (temporomandibular) joint connects to lower jaw and the upper jaw. This joint is entirely responsible for opening and closing your mouth. It does this in two ways, the first way is by working as a hinge and the second is through a sliding motion where the lower jaw is moved down and forward.

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your complete guide to dental xrays

Your Complete Guide to Dental X-Rays

Dental x-rays are an incredibly common occurrence during a dental examination. They are instrumental in picking up on things that just aren’t visible during a regular exam. These little problems can be severe. The slightest bit of hidden decay can quickly turn into an infected root, a spot of gingivitis can become advanced gum disease

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tooth decay causes and prevention

Tooth Decay: Causes and Prevention

Tooth decay occurs when the enamel on teeth breaks down, and acids caused by bacteria and sugars in the mouth cause holes or cavities in the teeth. If left untreated, over time, cavities can grow and destroy the whole tooth. This can create the need for a root canal or extraction. Tooth decay is one

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What is a Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Your mouth is like every other part of your body. As a result of age, trauma and a variety of other factors, it can become tired and worn out. Your teeth may begin to yellow or crack and tooth decay can increase. Your gums might begin to suffer, or you could lose bone density in

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how to improve your smile

How to Improve Your Smile

What is a smile? It’s so much more than just a flash of teeth. It is often a window into your personality. We are naturally drawn to smiley people, which is why the confidence to flash those teeth is so important. Improving your smile is a way to improve aspects of your life. You’ll feel

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how to get perfect teeth

A Look at One of Our Most FAQs: How to Get Perfect Teeth?

What question do you think dentists get asked the most? Do I need a root canal? Should I eat less sugar? No. The question we get asked the most is, ‘How do I get perfect teeth?’ Of course, this is one of the most challenging questions to ask. Unfortunately, ‘perfect teeth’ (white, perfectly straight teeth)

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what cosmetic dentistry treatment are available

What Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Are Available?

Cosmetic dentistry is about so much more than vanity. Improving your smile will lead to improvements in all aspects of your life. Your smile really is your most important asset. If you stop using it, you miss out on so much. Cosmetic dentistry procedures can be used to treat a range of issues. Some of

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Avoid & Treat Stained Teeth

How to Avoid and Treat Stained Teeth

Porcelain white teeth are highly sought after. So, it’s no surprise that teeth whitening treatments are very popular. Bright white teeth look healthy, young and glamorous; who doesn’t want teeth like that? While possessing white teeth doesn’t necessarily translate to great dental health, it is usually a good indicator of healthy teeth. However, like us,

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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