Category: Sleep Dentistry

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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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