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The Ultimate Guide to Dental Sedation

Thinking about opting for dental sedation? Dental anxiety is a very real experience for many people when they need to visit the dentist. Luckily, Dr Olstein and the experienced team at our clinic specialise in sedation dentistry. This is the perfect option for adults and children who wish to ease stress and anxiety during their

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The Ultimate Guide to Tooth Extraction After Care

Wondering what the best tooth extraction after care routine should include? Tooth extractions often occur if there is nothing that can be done to save a tooth. At Dr Olstein’s dental surgery, tooth extraction is always a last resort. We will always try to fix a damaged or decayed tooth through fillings, crowns, root canals and other combinations of treatments.

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The Ultimate Guide to Paediatric Dentistry

Teaching children about good dental health is the key to ensuring proper oral hygiene throughout their lives. After all, we only get one set of adult teeth—this makes it essential that children are adequately equipped to care for them. This guide to paediatric dentistry will ensure you are well-prepared to promote healthy dental habits in

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is often the last resort for a severely damaged or infected tooth. Wisdom teeth are removed because they are unnecessary and often create other problems, but every other tooth is an essential part of your mouth.  If you have an infected or decayed tooth, which cannot be treated by root canal treatment, then

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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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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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A Guide to Baby Teeth for New Parents

Caring for your new baby is one of the most exciting, but challenging, times that we go through in our lives. It’s full of milestones, from the first smile to the first words and of course, the first teeth. Teething is an essential stage of development, but it’s also a time of trepidation for parents.

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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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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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