Holiday Hydration For Kids

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 put

Mouthguards – Defend your Smile

Kids mouthguards for sportSchool sports are kicking off so it is time to ensure that your child’s smile is protected with a mouthguard. Sporting accidents are one of the most common causes of dental injury. Every year thousands of people, including children, are treated for dental injuries that could have been avoided or minimised by wearing a protecti

Christmas Holiday Activities for Kids

[caption id="attachment_2922" align="alignnone" width="690"] The Wonder of Christmas Brisbane. Image from Brisbane City Council[/caption]   The children won’t get bored theses school holidays with the  "The Wonder of Christmas" extravaganza - four weeks of free Christmas events and performances throughout The City and

Kids Club Activity: Magic Reindeer Food

Help guide Rudolph and his team of reindeers to your home this Christmas Eve. Sprinkle this easy to make ‘magical reindeer food’ on your front lawn. The glimmer in the moonlight will help light the way for Santa and his sleigh. Magic Reindeer Food Ingredients ½ cup of rolled oats 1 tsp of edible red glitter 1 tsp of edible

Community Activities: Kindy Visits

Community Activities: Kindy VisitsAt Medland Dental we are excited to celebrate Dental Health Week with our local community and our Medland Tooth Fairies are looking forward to visiting kindergartens in our local area. Dr Stephanie Shields and hygienists Shannon, Eliza and Susanne will be visiting Prior Street Child Care & Development, Carina Heights Child C

Mindy Medland’s Toothbrushing Timer gift to you!

Medland Kids ClubEvery Kids Club member will receive a Toothbrushing Timer at their next dental visit! As Easter is a particularly sugary time of year it is even more important to ensure children’s teeth are properly flossed and brushed every day. In this way we can prevent dental problems rather than having to fix them! This fun

Thumb and Finger Sucking

Medland Kids ClubDoes 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 sucking their thumbs betwe

What’s On? Christmas Holidays 2013

Medland Kids ClubThese Christmas school holidays Brisbane will come alive with plenty of great activities for children and families to enjoy. We have gathered a selection of some of the best child friendly events around town this December and January.Christmas ConcertsChristmas in the Air takes place on Sunday Decem

Hocus Pocus in the Park 2013

Medland Kids ClubThis year Medland Dental Centre and took part in ‘Hocus Pocus in the Park’, a Halloween community event organised by Bulimba Business. Held in the busy Oxford Memorial Park on Oxford Street Bulimba, the free event came to fruition last year to make Halloween safer and more enjoyable for local children. Loca

School Holiday Guide to Healthy Smiles

School Holidays Healthy SmilesThe 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 that are in abundan