Have you started a diet as part of your New Year’s Resolutions? The holidays are traditionally a time to relax. We all eat more and exercise less. It is surprisingly easy to put on weight – more so as we get older.  Research undertaken by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals that 63% of Australian […]

18 Jan 2014
Medland

Does your child suck their thumb or finger?    Thumb and finger sucking is a natural reflex that begins as early as in the womb. It is normal for young children to suck on thumbs, fingers and pacifiers as it provides a sense of security, helps them to relax and induces sleep. Most children stop […]

8 Jan 2014
Medland

The Christmas school holidays are nearly here! Many kids will be looking forward to hot summer days and all the delicious treats of the festive season. It’s tempting to have sugary iceblocks and cold soft drinks to cool down, as well as lots of yummy summer fruits. Not to mention all the sweets and treats […]

25 Nov 2013
Medland

Dental implants are a very successful and now a commonly used treatment option to replace lost or missing teeth. A dental implant is essentially an artificial tooth root which can be used to support a number of dental solutions, such as crowns, bridges or dentures. The implant is constructed of a strong, biocompatible material called […]

12 Nov 2013
Medland

The majority of dental problems develop slowly, and in the early stages, these developing dental problems are mostly silent. Many people are inclined to overlook annoying dental ‘niggles’, instead waiting until the problem worsens so much that they are then in pain. At more advanced stages, the options left to treat the tooth are more […]

3 Nov 2013
Medland

Do hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and drinks, brushing or sometimes even just breathing in air make your teeth feel painful or uncomfortable?  Then you have sensitive teeth.  Tooth sensitivity is very common, it is estimated that over half the population experiences some degree of tooth sensitivity. Generally, sensitive teeth occur when the dentine […]

8 Sep 2013
Medland

A tooth or teeth may need to be removed when they have been severely affected by dental decay, infection, fracture or periodontal disease. In most cases it is important to replace these missing teeth not only for appearance reasons, but to ensure that the position of the neighbouring teeth remains stable and to ensure effective […]

20 Jul 2013
Medland

Bad breath (also known as halitosis) is unfortunately a frequent source of embarrassment and anxiety for many people. There are a number of possible causes for bad breath including nasal and sinus infections leading to post nasal drip; respiratory or gastric issues; smoking; high protein diets; dry mouth; gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease) as well as dental infections. It […]

14 Jul 2013
Medland

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, begin to erupt between the ages of 16 and 24. Some people win the genetic lottery and don’t develop wisdom teeth or don’t develop all four wisdom teeth, while others can have more than the usual four. Why should wisdom teeth be removed? It is not always necessary […]

6 Jul 2013
Medland

Also known as endodontics, root canal treatment is essentially a process of cleaning, shaping and then filling the inner canals of your tooth. Root canal treatment is required most commonly when decay extends through the enamel and dentine and then finally into the nerve of the tooth which leads to inflammation and/or infection. It may […]

16 Jun 2013
Medland

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