Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

how does in-chair teeth whitening work

How Does In Chair Teeth Whitening Work?

Teeth whitening is a long established dental practice, and it continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures around. The reasons for its popularity are obvious.  White teeth give off an impression of health, youth, glamour and hygiene. On the other hand, yellowed and brown teeth can often give an impression of

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difference between normal and all on 4 dental implants

The Difference Between Normal and All on 4 Implants

The continual advancements in dental implant technology have made them a fantastic alternative to the daunting prospect of having to lose teeth. Losing teeth presents all sorts of challenges. On an aesthetic level, a missing tooth can really affect how your smile looks. On a functional level, a missing tooth places increased pressure on remaining

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how teeth whitening works

How to Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone wants pearly whites. A mouth full of gleaming white teeth is so often perceived as a symbol of vitality and glamour. Of course, it is important to keep in mind that having white teeth isn’t a marker of physical health, and it certainly isn’t a sign of good dental health. Unfortunately, only a select

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Mouth and white teeth

Teeth Whitening: At-Home Versus In-Chair

More and more people are looking into having their teeth whitened, mainly because of the myriad benefits that whitening your teeth has to offer. White teeth aren’t necessarily a sign of good oral health, or perfect oral-hygiene practice. In fact, it doesn’t matter how fastidious you are about your dental hygiene when it comes to

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Dental Implant Procedure

What Is Involved in a Tooth Implant Procedure

Dental implants are a fantastic option for those people who have been unlucky enough to lose a tooth, either through age, trauma or decay. Dental implants are both a cosmetic and an oral health treatment option as they solve the issue of a missing tooth whilst helping retain the overall integrity of the other teeth.

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Happy couple with white straight smiles

The Ins and Outs of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is the somewhat unsung hero of the dental world. Braces, fillings, and root canals often claim the limelight and deservedly so; these treatments address serious health issues within the mouth and allow people to continue to live healthy lives. While cosmetic dentistry doesn’t necessarily always treat health issues, it does help to treat

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Dental implant Vector Diagram

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants consist of two elements. The first is a titanium fixture, resembling a screw, which is inserted into the jawbone. The second element is a crown that is fixed to the screw. The screw acts as the anchor that holds the tooth in place, in exactly the same way that the root of a

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close up of teeth veneers

Can You Tell Which Teeth Have Veneers?

This case is now 4 years post op and the patient had 6 veneers placed, can you tell which teeth? It’s not easy is it? Some people are reluctant to have cosmetic dentistry (whether crowns or veneers) because they have seen some people with “bad” cases that stick out like a sore thumb and conclude that ALL

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close up of teeth whitening before and after

Side Effects of Teeth Whitening: In-Chair and Take-Home

Just about every action in life has both positive and negative consequences. For instance, we all need vitamin-D to be healthy, but are only too familiar with the devastating affects that spending too much time in the sun can wreak on our skin. Similarly, in the medical world, almost every type of medication and treatment

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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