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.

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Be Proud of Your Mouth
General Health

Be Proud of Your Mouth

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.

Always Smile
General Dental

Dial up your Dental Hygiene in 2021

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.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Removing Black Lines on Teeth

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.

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Holistic Dentistry

Could Tinnitus be Connected to Stress?

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.

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Emergency Dental

Top Toothache Warning Signs

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.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Implant, Bridge or Denture?

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.

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Orthodontics

Top 5 Health Benefits of Straighter Teeth

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

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Holistic Dentistry

A Silent Solution for Sleep Apnea

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.

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Emergency Dental

Top 5 Signs of a Dental Emergency

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.

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Holistic Dentistry

TMJ Dysfunction – Your Questions Answered

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.

Coronavirus tips
General Health

Coronavirus and Your Oral Health

Don’t let the Coronavirus (COVID-19) compromise your oral health routine. It may just be what saves you.

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Teeth Care

4 Tips to a Healthy Toothbrush

I share our top 4 tips to keep your toothbrush free from harmful bacteria keeping you healthy.

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Holistic Dentistry

Headache and Migraine Awareness Week

This headache and migraine awareness week we outline how many headaches begin in the mouth with TMJ dysfunction.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks.  Dr Finkelstein will explain these to you carefully at the time of your consultation as well as address any questions you may have.  We also recommend before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.