the wisdom tooth
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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
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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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Clean Your Tongue as Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine Hopefully, you’ve got a really good dental hygiene program in place brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily, but have you ever thought to clean your tongue? Bacteria can live and build up on your tongue just as it can on your teeth and if […]

18 Dec 2018
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While wearing a properly fitted mouthguard during sports may protect your child against dental injuries, accidents can still happen during play. The following tips outline what to do if your child knocks a tooth out, and how to reduce the likelihood of any long-term damage. If a tooth is knocked out, the following steps should […]

18 Dec 2018
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With the weather heating up it’s time to start taking extra precautions for our little ones as the temperatures rise. Living in Queensland has made us all very “Sun Smart” but don’t forget to ensure you are keeping your kids hydrated! Did you know that good hydration is vital in maintaining healthy teeth? We have […]

17 Dec 2018
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  Medland Dental is committed to taking the best care of our patients and will remain open over the Christmas and New Year period with modified hours of operation. Rest assured that should any of our patients experience a dental emergency over the festive season out of hours; Dr James Yang will be here to help. […]

12 Dec 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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  • 3 Oct 2019
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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 […]

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