Category Archives: Blog

No more gross toothbrushes! Our 4 quick tips to keep the bacteria away!

There are lots of microorganisms and bacteria living in your bathroom that could make a home for itself on your toothbrush. Whilst these bacterias might not all be dangerous, we would love to give you our 4 top tips on … Continue reading

Teeth Whitening – Myths vs Facts

After returning to the city for the past three years, we have decided to treat our patients to a discounted whitening treatment.  We are offering patients $150 off a take home whitening kit redeemable at your next check up and … Continue reading

Have you ever thought about how your headache or migraines might be linked to your teeth? TMJ, teeth grinding and clenching!

This week is Headache and Migraine Awareness Week by Headache Australia. Headache Australia is an organisation that supports more than 5 million Australians who are affected by headaches and migraines. We want to support Headache and Migraine Awareness Week.  We … Continue reading

Why Dr Finkelstein is telling you to treat yourself to some milk chocolate this week?

Do you remember telling your children, or hearing someone tell you when you were younger: “Finish your milk. It will help you grow big and strong!”  Life certainly gets busy as you get older but it’s important to keep looking … Continue reading

Dealing with Dental Phobia and Anxiety

Someone poking and prodding around in your mouth isn’t most people’s idea of fun. Add in the thought of drills, needles and various tongue-sucking devices and a simple dental check-up can turn into quite an ordeal. Dealing with dental anxiety … Continue reading

Abscesses: What Do You Know About This Less Common Dental Emergency?

It can be hard to tell when you should visit an emergency dentist and when you should try wait until your next scheduled appointment. Sometimes what starts as a mild toothache that you feel you can ignore can (if left … Continue reading

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

A dental emergency is usually caused by an accident or injury and can involve one or more teeth being loosened or knocked out, major cuts or lacerations to your gums, cheeks and lips or intense dental pain or discomfort for … Continue reading

Three Tips For Healthy Teeth You May Have Forgotten

Most of us think that we’re fastidious in adhering to a correct dental routine. After all, all that’s needed is to brush our teeth twice a day and replace our toothbrush often enough, right? While most of us were shown … Continue reading

Why Choose Dental Implants by Dr Michael Finkelstein Dental

“Long gone are the days of keeping your teeth in a glass next to the bed!”  Dr Michael Finkelstein, from Finkelstein Dentist at Chatswood, says dental implants and mini implants are a fantastic alternative to traditional dentures or missing teeth.

Unhealthy Eating and Healthy Teeth – Tips from Dr Finkelstein Dentist

Today my blog will be about what you eat and how what you eat affects your dental health. It is very interesting that it is not What you eat but rather How Often you eat, that affects the dental health … Continue reading