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Sometimes an accident is unavoidable. However, equipped with the right information, you can minimise the impact of dental trauma by following these tips. Dental First Aid Medland Dental Centre can easily cater for Dental Emergencies, learn more

10 Aug 2012
Medland

Drugs, alcohol, smoking. You know they’re bad for your general health, but they can also lead to major dental problems. The effect of nicotine on your oral health is presented in media advertising daily. Even if your decision is not to quit, there are still things you can do to lessen the effects and give […]

10 Aug 2012
Medland

Kids love lollies. Kids teeth don’t love lollies! Baby teeth come and go, but the bacteria that causes decay in baby teeth sticks around to potentially affect your child’s permanent teeth. Developing healthy eating habits early in life will help ensure strong and healthy adult teeth. Rising decay rates in children have been related to […]

8 Aug 2012
Medland

It takes 2-3 minutes to properly brush your teeth but most people only spend 30 seconds or less! Make sure you teach your kids how to properly brush and look after their teeth. Good habits start from a young age and kids need a lot of encouragement and motivation.  The Medland Kids Club was started to […]

7 Aug 2012
Medland

What is it that causes tooth decay? Top 6 causes of tooth decay: Sugary, fizzy and sports drinks Sweets and sugary snacks Snacking between meals Incorrect brushing technique Not brushing for 2 minutes or longer Not flossing Tooth decay is the most common health condition in Australia. Ironically, it’s also easily preventable with a little […]

7 Aug 2012
Medland

Scooters, trampolines, monkey bars or falling out of bed? What’s the most common reason Australian pre-schoolers are admitted to hospital? Here’s a hint, over 50% of all Australian children will be suffering from it by age 6? The answer is tooth decay! Something completely preventable! Which is why we’re helping spread the word of Dental […]

5 Aug 2012
Medland

The fight against Multiple Sclerosis is a very personal one for us at MDC. Our beloved Kelly, whom many of you will know, was diagnosed with MS 4 1/2 years ago after the birth of her second daughter. Kelly manages to maintain an active life, but there are many who aren’t as lucky. For Kelly, […]

30 May 2012
Medland

School is back and so is school sport. Having a custom fitted mouthguard ensures your child's beautiful smile is kept safe from the many knocks and bumps that occur on the sporting field. Available in a range of colours from Medland Dental Centre's laboratory these mouthguards not only defend their teeth from serious injury but […]

1 Mar 2012
Medland Admin

Dental tourism is a term used for a growing industry attracting overseas travellers to countries such as Vietnam, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Hungary or Poland, usually for major dental work and the promise of a wonderful holiday included. In our experience at Medland Dental Centre we have seen a number of patients return having had […]

1 Mar 2012
Medland Admin

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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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