the wisdom tooth

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

Good oral health comes from a routine that is simple and maintainable, and it starts with what we eat. But when we all lead busy lives, how can we eat convenient food that’s good for our teeth? Although processed foods can be quick and easy, they often come at a price to our general and […]

31 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

We are all well aware of the essential role that brushing and flossing daily has for avoiding gum disease, crooked teeth, and cavities, but prevention is better than cure, and these issues can be prevented by what we eat, and how we eat it. By consuming a wholesome & ‘tooth friendly’ diet you lower your […]

31 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

Most of us don’t think twice about taking our cars for regular servicing and maintenance. We understand that the time and effort of booking a service is outweighed by the inconvenience and cost of having a breakdown. It’s easy to overlook this approach in other areas of life, and unfortunately, many people (65% of Australians), […]

31 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

In today’s busy world, taking time to look after yourself has never been more challenging. Many Australian’s are living with increasingly hectic daily routines and are constantly juggling work, family and personal commitments. It can be very difficult to then also find the time to eat well, get active and take care of both our […]

30 Jul 2017
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When you are out and about it can be hard to find something to snack on that is good for your dental and general health. We love this recipe for Oven Baked Vegetable Chips from Weight Watchers. A delicious, crispy treat to munch on, it is a perfect on the go snack. This recipe uses […]

28 Jul 2017
Medland Admin

These days we are more aware of what we eat and drink and what we feed our children. We are more conscious about eating healthy, natural and nutritious foods and we have cut down on sugary soft drinks and replaced them with sugar free or “diet” drinks and healthy fruit juices and drinks. However, some […]

20 Jul 2017
Medland

Medland Dental patients and staff love our Nespresso coffee, and we can now enjoy it even more knowing we are supporting a sustainable coffee economy. We have collaborated with Nespresso and implemented an onsite collection point to recycle all Nespresso pods used in the practice. We are also offering a free of charge recycling service […]

30 Jun 2017
Medland Admin

Wearing a properly fitted mouthguard while participating in sport may protect against dental injuries. Despite this, accidents can still happen and teeth can sometimes be knocked out. The following tips outline what to do if a tooth is knocked and how to reduce the likelihood of any long-term damage. If a tooth is knocked out, […]

19 Jun 2017
Medland Admin

Shannon Zerner Dip RDH | Hygienist As a hygienist and a parent, I am often asked “how do I get my children to brush their teeth?’ As a parent I know that one single answer will not suit every family but I have found visual cues and leading by example often work best…oh and the […]

8 May 2017
Medland Admin

Our Oral Hygiene team continues to grow! We are so pleased to introduce you to our new Oral Health Therapist, Brad. Brad completed his Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Queensland in 2013. Since graduating, Brad worked for two years in a private practice in Chinchilla, where he was born and raised. Although […]

29 Mar 2017
Medland Admin

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