Category: Dentistry

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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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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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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toothache causes treatments symptoms

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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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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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