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At Medland Dental, we’re passionate about partnering with our patients to support their oral health. August 2nd – 8th is Dental Health Week, and we are proud to join with the Australian Dental Association to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health in our patients’ lives. It should not be a normal expectation […]

26 Jul 2021
Medland

This recipe is a winter favourite for our Oral Health Therapist, Annika and her family. The recipe (from WA chef Russell Blaikie) features warm spices and sweet dates and makes for a hearty and warming winter meal. Ingredients: 50g butter 6 lamb shanks (ask your butcher to “tip” them – that is to take the […]

26 Jul 2021
Medland

We’ve all been there. You are standing in the oral hygiene aisle at the supermarket, scanning over the many different kinds of toothpaste on offer, trying to work out which one is best for your teeth.   At the same time, you’re also probably trying to recall what your Dentist or Hygienist mentioned at the end […]

26 Jul 2021
Medland

Ouch! Cold sores can be uncomfortable as well as inconvenient. At Medland Dental, your safety when attending dental appointments is at the heart of every decision we make. As an Accredited Dental Practice, we always ensure that we meet the strict National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards. Therefore, we would like to clarify with […]

26 Jul 2021
Medland

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, dental practices in Australia have been working under different levels of restrictions. Level 1 restrictions mean that Medland Dental can provide our patients with the full range of treatments and services, provided that our patients meet the criteria for being “low risk” of having contracted/being exposed to COVID-19. This restriction is […]

25 Jul 2021
Medland

Everyone’s mouth feels dry from time to time.  It’s when this feeling doesn’t go away that you might have a problem with saliva production.   Saliva does more than just keep our mouths moist – it makes speech possible, keeps our breath fresh and helps us to taste, chew, swallow and digest food.  Saliva also […]

2 Jul 2021
Medland

The incredible advancement of technology has allowed for many discoveries in health care, resulting in improved understanding of previously unrecognised diseases and eased suffering of countless people. Coeliac Disease is one particular example of this, where people who may have endured unexplained or misdiagnosed symptoms for years without relief, can now manage their condition far […]

1 Jul 2021
Medland

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 […]

1 Jul 2021
Medland

We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Great work Brisbane! Following the three-day Greater Brisbane lockdown dental practices have been advised that we can return to Level 1 restrictions. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, dental practices in Australia have been working under different levels of restrictions. Level 1 restrictions means that Medland […]

1 Apr 2021
Medland Admin

As you are aware, the Greater Brisbane area is going into a three-day lockdown from 5pm this afternoon, Monday 29 March. With community transmission in the Greater Brisbane region and the declaration by the Chief Health Officer of the greater Brisbane region as a hotspot, the Australian Dental Association has recommended that dental practices in […]

29 Mar 2021
Medland Admin

We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, dental practices in Australia have been working under different levels of restrictions. Dental practices in Queensland are currently operating under Level 1 restrictions. This means that Medland Dental can provide our patients with the full range of treatments and services, […]

18 Jul 2020
Medland Admin

We are looking forward to seeing you soon! We are very pleased to advise that in accordance with a lifting of government restrictions, from today, Monday 11 May, Medland Dental will return to providing our patients with our full range of treatment and services. We would like to thank all of our patients for their […]

11 May 2020
Medland Admin

Important information about changes to operational restrictions We would like to thank all of our patients for their understanding during the period of Level 3 restrictions on dental practices. We have been genuinely touched by everyone’s kind words and messages of support during these challenging times. We understand that Level 3 restrictions have not been […]

23 Apr 2020
Medland Admin

The COVID-19 virus is understandably causing concern in the community and within the Medland Family. We know that many of you are deeply affected by the pandemic and the flow-on effects, and are facing challenges unprecedented in most of our lifetimes. Since our last communication, the COVID-19 outbreak has continued to spread, and the situation […]

26 Mar 2020
Medland Admin

The COVID-19 virus is understandably causing concern in the community and within the Medland Family. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread and the situation regarding management and containment evolves, Medland Dental is closely following the advice from Queensland Health, the Department of Health, the World Health Organisation and the Australian Dental Association. Medland Dental […]

15 Mar 2020
Medland Admin

These quick and easy date, cacao and coconut truffles are a yummy, healthy treat to reach for throughout the festive season. INGREDIENTS 225g medjool dates, pitted 3 teaspoons almond butter 1 1/2 tablespoons cacao powder, sifted, plus 1 tbs extra 35g (1/2 cup) shredded coconut METHOD Step 1 Place dates, almond butter, cacao and coconut […]

2 Dec 2019
Medland Admin

We have had a fantastic year celebrating our sixtieth birthday, and have loved looking back at our history. While many of our patients have been coming to us since the early days, newer members of the Medland family may not be as familiar with our history and the events that make up who we are […]

2 Dec 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 […]

3 Oct 2019
Medland Admin

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  • 26 Jul 2021
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    At Medland Dental, we’re passionate about partnering with our patients to support their oral health. August 2nd – 8th is Dental Health Week, and we are proud to join with the Australian Dental Association to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health in our patients’ lives. It should not be a normal expectation […]

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