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Winston Churchill said that ‘Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection’. As another busy year draws to a close, and we approach our sixtieth birthday in 2019, we wanted to take some time to reflect on all that we are grateful for this year and share this gratitude with our patients. […]

5 Dec 2018
Medland Admin

This delicious ricotta torte is a Christmas favourite of our Back Office Manager Kelly. Kelly and her family always enjoy this dish at their Christmas lunch, and she wanted to share this with our patients. Ingredients 1kg full-fat ricotta 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 2 onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 150g […]

2 Dec 2018
Medland Admin

Our days at work are so busy that we don’t often get time to enjoy each others company, and so we all look forward to getting together for our Christmas Party. This year we had a family day at Merthyr Bowls Club, enjoying the lovely cool weather and perfecting our lawn bowls technique! It was […]

2 Dec 2018
Medland Admin

Ongoing training and development are paramount for our staff as we continuously strive to give each of our patient’s exceptional treatment and care. As you can see below, the team has had a very busy quarter with professional development: The practice was closed for two days in September to hold our annual team training. Over […]

30 Nov 2018
Medland Admin

With Christmas right around the corner, it is so easy to get swept up in a frenzy with the pressure of gift shopping. Giving gifts to our loved ones is a wonderful part of the holiday season, and this year, we wanted to look at ways that we can make a positive difference with our […]

29 Nov 2018
Medland Admin

This delicious salad is quick and easy to prepare, and will soon become a crowd favourite as the weather warms up and the festive season starts. Packed with good fats, protein and lots of vegetables, this salad is guilty free and only 299 kilojoules per serving. Prep: 20mins Cook: 10mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 500g new […]

10 Oct 2018
Medland Admin

You may have noticed that we have a new look! While we have, and will always, stand by our longterm motto of providing our patients with ‘Technical Excellence and Exceptional Care’, we wanted to acknowledge that we proudly strive for every interaction with our patients to be exceptional. The shift from ‘Medland Dental; Technical Excellence, […]

10 Oct 2018
Medland Admin

As health practitioners, we love to hear our patients telling us they are looking after their bodies with diet and exercise. Lately, a lot of our patients have been talking to us about their efforts to improve their gut health. Good gut health can contribute to a stronger immune system, heart and brain health, improved […]

10 Oct 2018
Medland Admin

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 […]

10 May 2018
Medland Admin

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 […]

30 Apr 2018
Medland Admin

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    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 […]

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