the wisdom tooth

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

New toys, trampolines or just kids being kids can lead to broken or chipped teeth over the holiday period.  If you or your child chips or knocks out a tooth, click here for emergency information and details of what to do to minimise the trauma. However, it is not just accidents that can cause teeth to chip, […]

30 Nov 2012
Medland

Medland Dental Centre is pleased to announce changes to our appointment confirmation system. You can now confirm your appointment easily via SMS. Just reply "YES" to our reminder text which is sent 24 hours before your appointment. This system can ONLY be used to confirm appointments. If you have any questions or would like to […]

30 Nov 2012
Medland

The end of the year is quickly approaching. This is the time of year when most health funds reset their annual benefits.  Most health funds do not roll over the benefits that are left unused as at 31 December, so the portion of your benefits not used by 31 December one year is lost on […]

8 Oct 2012
Medland

The fight again multiple sclerosis (MS) is a very personal one here at Medland Dental Centre. Our beloved Kelly, who many of you will know, was diagnosed with MS five years ago after the birth of her second daughter. Once again MDC is joining with the MS Society to raise funds for those living with […]

3 Oct 2012
Medland

Our Front Office Coordinators are often asked "which health insurance will be best for me?" There are many factors to consider and each health insurance company is different. The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has prepared a fact sheet to help you consider if private health insurance is right for you. Medland Dental Centre has chosen […]

3 Oct 2012
Medland

Sometimes an accident is unavoidable. However, equipped with the right information, you can minimise the impact of dental trauma by following these tips. Dental First Aid Medland Dental Centre can easily cater for Dental Emergencies, learn more

10 Aug 2012
Medland

Drugs, alcohol, smoking. You know they’re bad for your general health, but they can also lead to major dental problems. The effect of nicotine on your oral health is presented in media advertising daily. Even if your decision is not to quit, there are still things you can do to lessen the effects and give […]

10 Aug 2012
Medland

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

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  • 10 May 2018
    Medland Admin

    As the end of the financial year rapidly approaches, it is an excellent time to look at your private health insurance and consider how you can maximise your benefits. As you may have experienced yourself, most health insurance companies increase their premiums every April. Sadly this increase does not tend to correspond with increased rebates […]

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