the wisdom tooth

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

Christmas, its the ‘most wonderful time of the year‘! It is the time of year where we celebrate with our loved ones; we dress up, we feast on festive treats and indulge in a little more ‘Christmas cheer’ than we usually would. So how do we make it through this indulgent time and still manage […]

4 Dec 2017
Medland Admin

Have you ever seen the bottom of a neglected boat? Even though it started out perfectly smooth, after a short time it gets slimy, and then barnacles form. This process is exactly like what happens to teeth when not cleaned professionally. Just like a boat, the problem this causes to your oral health is not […]

16 Nov 2017
Medland Admin

What do you do if you have a splinter in your arm that is causing redness, swelling and pain? Would you see your Doctor expecting they would write you a script, or would you prefer they removed the source of infection? There are times when taking antibiotics is not the final solution, and the following […]

15 Nov 2017
Medland Admin

Medland Dental’s long history of commitment to technical excellence and exceptional patient care has firmly established us as one of Brisbane’s leading private dental practices. Our dedication to our patients is not only evident in the care we provide, in that special Medland way, but also by continually exceeding the requirements set by dentistry’s governing […]

28 Sep 2017
Medland Admin

Many of you will remember our beloved Bev, who took fantastic care of our patients throughout their appointments until her retirement at the end of 2013. Bev had such a unique and special relationship with our patients, that for a long time after she retired we were not sure if we would ever find a […]

21 Sep 2017
Medland Admin

Spring is our favourite time of the year, and we are loving the longer days and beautiful sunshine. With this warmer weather, it’s the perfect time to try a new salad. This Coconut and Lemongrass Chicken Salad is a favourite of Sue’s. Packed with flavour, and simple to prepare, its sure to be a winner […]

18 Sep 2017
Medland Admin

Providing our patients with outstanding treatment and gentle care in our special Medland way has always been our utmost priority. We are fortunate at Medland Dental to be able to offer a wide range of services not often available in general practice, which allows our patients to have their more complex treatments completed in comfortable, […]

1 Aug 2017
Medland Admin

“I’m just too busy”, one of the most common reasons given by people surveyed for not regularly brushing and flossing their teeth. It is a fact that many Australians are working longer hours and balancing more extra-curricular activities than ever before, making time for brushing and good dental care even harder. But, do you have […]

31 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

Ensuring a healthy mouth and teeth for the rest of your life requires more than just brushing twice per day. But you can avoid long-term complications like gum disease, cavities, and gingivitis by following 4 simple steps. 1. Brush with fluoride toothpaste Just two minutes, twice per day will drastically reduce your risk of developing […]

31 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

It can be difficult to prioritise dental care when you already have demanding work hours and family obligations. Have you ever had that feeling of there not being enough hours in the day? A lack of time is one of the key reasons why many of us put off a regular visit to the dentist. […]

31 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

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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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