Digital Smile Design

What Is Digital Smile Design (And How Does It Help?)

If you have chipped or worn teeth, are unhappy with the arrangement of your teeth or your smile just doesn’t feel right, a dental procedure could be the answer. But for most people, the idea of getting treatment arrives at the same roadblock. ‘What if I don’t like the new look?’, ‘Will it still look

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sleep dentistry

Sleep Dentistry: What is it and Who Should Get It?

You may have read about sleep dentistry before, or heard from a friend about how it can help relieve the anxiety and of a trip to the dentist. But what exactly is a sleep dentist? Is the procedure safe for you? Is it available to anyone, or reserved for a select few? We’ve put together

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treating tooth wear and erosion

Treating Tooth Wear and Erosion

Tooth wear and erosion are among the most common problems with which dental patients present. There are several factors that contribute to erosion and wear, with grinding and highly acidic diets the chief causes. Luckily, there are treatment options available. Why is Treatment So Important? If tooth erosion and wear are left unchecked, the impact

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Top 5 Sleep Dentistry Myths Laid to Rest

Top 5 Sleep Dentistry Myths Laid to Rest

A trip to the dentist for many can create overwhelming feelings of stress and anxiety. In some cases, it can cause an all-out fear. In recent years, a new procedure called sleep dentistry has offered those with a phobia of the dentist chair an easy, highly relaxing and pain-free solution. By putting patients under an

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what should i do in a dental emergency

What Should I Do In A Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies may not be life threatening, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t serious. Our dental and oral health plays a huge role in our overall wellbeing, so a dental emergency isn’t something you should take lightly. What Constitutes a Dental Emergency? Basically, any type of dental or oral trauma or issue that requires immediate

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How to Solve 5 Common Cosmetic Dental Problems

How to Solve 5 Common Cosmetic Dental Problems

Cosmetic dental problems may not be as serious as problems such as gum disease, crowded teeth or tooth decay, but they can cause a lot of emotional distress. All fields of medicine recognise the link between inner happiness and general health and that’s why getting cosmetic dental problems treated is so important. Having the confidence

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Dental Filling

Warning Signs That You Might Need A Filling

Dental fillings are one of the most common dental procedures. This is mainly because they’re so effective at treating a small problem that, if left unchecked, can quickly turn into a major issue. In fact, fillings are so effective that they have been used to treat dental problems since the Middle Ages – quite an

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woman in dentist chair smiling

How Do I Know If I Need A Deep Dental Clean?

When you go to a dental check up you may find that your dentist recommends that you get a deep dental clean. Deep dental cleanings are recommended if you show signs of gum disease and the treatment will be performed by a dental hygienist. So what can you expect after your dentist makes this recommendation?

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what should i do in a dental emergency

Cerec Crowns and Inlays

Cerec refers to a specific type of ceramic reconstruction that is mainly used to restore a tooth so that it can be fitted with a crown or inlay. It is a method of CAD (Computer Aided Design) / CAD (Computer Aided Manufacture) dentistry, developed in 1980 by W. Mörmann and M. Brandestini. Today, Cerec has

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things to consider before taking you child to the dentist

Things to Consider Before Taking Your Child to the Dentist

For some reason, the dental surgery has become an almost universal place of dread, and even something to be feared in extreme circumstances. As such, it’s no surprise that it can be difficult to motivate some adults to visit their dentist, let alone children. Like most fears and phobias, being scared of a trip to

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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 –

Best regards,
Dr George Olstein