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In Part One of this article, we highlighted the fact that, in 2018, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) reported that only 60.7% of Australians attended a Dentist in the past twelve months, and only 55% completed a dental examination and professional cleaning, or active maintenance as we, at Medland Dental, know it. These rates are […]

22 May 2019
Medland Admin

Dr Sarah Kam and our Oral Hygienist Shannon both love to cook and often swap delicious new recipes. With a focus on clean eating, this Silverbeet, Potato and Truss Tomato Frittata from Jessica Cox Nutrition has become a favourite in both their homes. This frittata is loaded with eggs, potatoes and greens, making it an excellent […]

16 May 2019
Medland Admin

It is safe to say that we as humans are driven to seek pleasure and avoid pain, and in the past Dentistry undoubtedly was considered to be in the latter category. While Dentistry has moved forward in leaps and bounds, it seems that some people are still avoiding regular dental care. In fact, in 2018 […]

1 Mar 2019
Medland Admin

Nowadays it is unlikely that smokers are unaware of the health risks associated with their habit (the graphic images on the packaging leave little to the imagination); however, some people don’t know of the potentially long-term dental issues that can occur. Not only is smoking associated with bad breath and discoloured, stained teeth that don’t respond […]

28 May 2019
Medland

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 […]

6 May 2019
Medland Admin

For too long our oral health has been considered to be a separate entity to our overall health. The typical belief is that having good oral health means having a nice smile, and that tooth decay is an inevitable part of life. The reality is, in fact, that oral health and general health are inextricably […]

10 Mar 2019
Medland Admin

If you follow us on Facebook, you will know the team at Medland Dental are quite fond of a good morning tea! And no morning tea is complete without scones with jam and cream! Louise has a delicious recipe for scones that are light and fluffy, taste sensational and are just so easy to make! These […]

1 Mar 2019
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 […]

1 Mar 2019
Medland Admin

With 2019 being well and truly underway, it is an excellent time to reflect on how those new years resolutions are progressing. For many people the beginning of a new year often means the start of a ‘New Year New Me” mindset, which often includes a change in diet, starting or increasing an exercise regime, […]

21 Feb 2019
Medland Admin

A Decrease in Saliva Flow Can Impact Your Oral Health. Xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth, can happen at any age and can be caused by simple things like not drinking enough liquids or from side effects of a medication or illness. Whatever the cause of your dry mouth, if left unchecked it can put […]

10 Jan 2019
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    Nowadays it is unlikely that smokers are unaware of the health risks associated with their habit (the graphic images on the packaging leave little to the imagination); however, some people don’t know of the potentially long-term dental issues that can occur. Not only is smoking associated with bad breath and discoloured, stained teeth that don’t respond […]

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