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In honour of World Smile Day, a day not only devoted to grins but to showing acts of kindness, we wanted to talk about all things smile related. Benefits of smiling:  Smiling can help to lift depression and sadness, as well as relieve stress. Researchers from Oxford University have found that smiling helps relieve pain by […]

3 Oct 2019
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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
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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

New toys, trampolines or just kids being kids can lead to a broken or chipped tooth 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, […]

3 Sep 2019
Medland

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

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

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
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  • 3 Oct 2019
    Medland Admin

    In honour of World Smile Day, a day not only devoted to grins but to showing acts of kindness, we wanted to talk about all things smile related. Benefits of smiling:  Smiling can help to lift depression and sadness, as well as relieve stress. Researchers from Oxford University have found that smiling helps relieve pain by […]

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