the wisdom tooth

advice, opinions and discoveries in the
dental world from Medland's experts.

Kids love lollies. Kids teeth don't love lollies! Baby teeth come and go, but the bacteria that causes decay in baby teeth sticks around to potentially affect your child’s permanent teeth. Developing healthy eating habits early in life will help ensure strong and healthy adult teeth. Rising decay rates in children have been related to […]

8 Aug 2012
Medland

It takes 2-3 minutes to properly brush your teeth but most people only spend 30 seconds or less! Make sure you teach your kids how to properly brush and look after their teeth. Good habits start from a young age and kids need a lot of encouragement and motivation.  The Medland Kids Club was started to […]

7 Aug 2012
Medland

What is it that causes tooth decay? Top 6 causes of tooth decay: Sugary, fizzy and sports drinks Sweets and sugary snacks Snacking between meals Incorrect brushing technique Not brushing for 2 minutes or longer Not flossing Tooth decay is the most common health condition in Australia. Ironically, it’s also easily preventable with a little […]

7 Aug 2012
Medland

Scooters, trampolines, monkey bars or falling out of bed? What’s the most common reason Australian pre-schoolers are admitted to hospital? Here’s a hint, over 50% of all Australian children will be suffering from it by age 6? The answer is tooth decay! Something completely preventable! Which is why we’re helping spread the word of Dental […]

5 Aug 2012
Medland

The fight against Multiple Sclerosis is a very personal one for us at MDC. Our beloved Kelly, whom many of you will know, was diagnosed with MS 4 1/2 years ago after the birth of her second daughter. Kelly manages to maintain an active life, but there are many who aren’t as lucky. For Kelly, […]

30 May 2012
Medland

School is back and so is school sport. Having a custom fitted mouthguard ensures your child's beautiful smile is kept safe from the many knocks and bumps that occur on the sporting field. Available in a range of colours from Medland Dental Centre's laboratory these mouthguards not only defend their teeth from serious injury but […]

1 Mar 2012
Medland

Dental tourism is a term used for a growing industry attracting overseas travellers to countries such as Vietnam, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Hungary or Poland, usually for major dental work and the promise of a wonderful holiday included. In our experience at Medland Dental Centre we have seen a number of patients return having had […]

1 Mar 2012
Medland

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  • 3 Jan 2018
    Medland

    School sports are kicking off so it is time to ensure that your child’s smile is protected with a mouthguard. Sporting accidents are one of the most common causes of dental injury. Every year thousands of people, including children, are treated for dental injuries that could have been avoided or minimised by wearing a protective, […]

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