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

We can probably all remember the excitement of finishing high school and the transition into adulthood. During the process of embracing the new found freedoms and responsibilities, maintaining good dental health often becomes a low priority.  Young adults may leave home or commence university or work and subsequently their healthy diet, good oral hygiene habits […]

5 Feb 2013
Medland

School sports are kicking off soon so it is time to ensure that your child’s smile is protected with a mouthguard. Medland Dental Centre is able to offer a number of choices when it comes to your child’s mouthguard. Our custom-made laminated (double layer) mouthguards offer the best protection against dental injury and concussion. They […]

3 Feb 2013
Medland

Coming up with healthy, tasty and kid-friendly lunches can be a challenge, as every parent knows.Keeping these lunches tooth-friendly as well can make it even more of a challenge! Be careful of so called health bars, muesli bars, fruit roll-ups and dried fruit as they contain large amounts of concentrated sugar in the form of […]

3 Feb 2013
Medland

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

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