Your Healthy Teeth Blog
The Finkelstein Files
Dr Michael Finkelstein shares his tips, advice and latest news in dentistry treatments, oral health and dental hygiene.
Dentistry is full of myths from brushing technique to the tooth fairy. We bust some common dental myths.
Are dental x-rays safe? What do they reveal, and how often do I need them? We explain dental x-rays including newer digital x-rays.
Some believe root canals should be avoided, others say it’s safe. A bridge or dental implant may also be proposed for some patients. So, what’s the deal?
Dental Health Week in Australia runs from 2-8 August 2021. We tackle why sugar is so bad for your teeth and why water is the best drink for your teeth.
Teeth whitening is a tricky path to navigate. Do whitening toothpastes work? Or, How white should my teeth be? We answer your teeth whitening questions here.
Porcelain veneers are a versatile solution to chipped, cracked, discoloured or uneven teeth. Find out how porcelain veneers can bring you a brilliant smile.
Dr Finkelstein has opened his new Dental clinic in Sydney. Designed to reduce dental anxiety, we can now stream Netflix to you in the dental chair.
As part of World Oral Health Day 2021, Dr Finkelstein Dentist Sydney wants you to be proud of your mouth by addressing all areas of your oral health.
Will 2021 be the year we all learn to clean our teeth properly? Our dental hygiene guide will keep you on a path to a beautiful and healthy smile.
Black lines on teeth are a noticeable blemish on your pearly whites. We explain whay they appear and how to get your teeth back to their former brilliance.
Tinnitus is a ringing in the ear and can be caused by a dental condition known as TMJ. TMJ is often caused by grinding teeth as a byproduct of stress.
Having a toothache could mean many things. While some may be intermittent, some toothaches need urgent attention. Here we show you the top warning signs.
A missing tooth is not only a cosmetic issue, it’s a serious health issue. Find out the pros and cons of your teeth replacement options.
A perfectly straight set of pearly white teeth is a goal worth setting. Apart from the cosmetic and self-confidence aspects, the health benefits cannot be overlooked
Did you know dentists can diagnose and treat snoring and sleep apnea? Using a dental device may avoid the need for a noisy and uncomfortable CPAP machine.
What makes a dental emergency? Dr Finkelstein explains when you should call your dentist as soon as possible to avoid a more serious dental treatment.
TMJ Dysfunction can cause jaw, neck and back pain, headaches and also tinnitus. Learn more about TMJ Dysfunction and treatment with these simple FAQ’s.
Don’t let the Coronavirus (COVID-19) compromise your oral health routine. It may just be what saves you.
March 20 is World Oral Health Day. Follow this advice to get on track towards better oral health.
Not happy with the appearance or performance of your teeth? Find out how we can help!
I share our top 4 tips to keep your toothbrush free from harmful bacteria keeping you healthy.
If you fear the dentist you’re not alone! Let us explain how to lower your dental phobia and anxiety.
Here we bust the many myths about teeth whitening and how you can get a gleaming smile.
Dental emergency? Follow these steps to save your smile from a more extensive restoration.
This headache and migraine awareness week we outline how many headaches begin in the mouth with TMJ dysfunction.
Dr Finkelstein explains the ‘Bone Bank’ and how as part of health bones action week we should all get a regular does of calcium.
A dental abscess can be a painful ailment in the tooth. Dr Finkelstein explains its better to see a dentist than put up with pain.
There is more to brushing and flossing than you probably remember, which is why it’s always good to brush up on your teeth cleaning knowledge!
Dental implants are permanent tooth replacements that look and function like natural healthy strong teeth.
It is very interesting that it is not what you eat but rather how often you eat, that affects the dental health and dental oral hygiene of your teeth.
Bad breath can be embarrassing and sometimes hard to get rid of. Follow these tips to help avoid the recurrence of bad breath.
Dr Finkelstein explains why he is a fan of Dental Implants over other cosmetic procedures to replace missing teeth.
Braces, retainers and aligners are typically tackled as a teenager. Nowadays adults orthodontics is all the rage.
Follow Dr Finkelstein’s top tips for achieving a perfect smile you will be proud of.
Ever wondered why dental x-rays are needed at the dentists? Dr Finkelstein tells us why.
What is fluoride? Dr Finkelstein explains how fluoride is essential for teeth protection and how you can keep fluoride.