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 […]

28 May 2019
Medland

With 2020 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, or the addition of […]

16 Dec 2018
Medland Admin

Body piercing has become a popular form of self-expression as a fashion statement and is also a practice undertaken for cultural reasons. Significant health risks exist to individuals from the piercing process itself. With piercing salons mostly unregulated, the self-trained staff may have very little clinical and anatomical knowledge of the position of nerves, arteries […]

26 Jul 2013
Medland

Drugs of all descriptions, whether they be vitamins or natural remedies, prescription medications or illegal drugs, can cause an imbalance in your mouth that can subsequently lead to dental problems. Prescription Medications, Vitamins and Natural Remedies Some prescribed or over the counter medications can cause dental erosion. Dental erosion is the gradual “wearing away” or […]

26 Jul 2013
Medland

Many young adults regularly use sports and energy drinks as a pick me up but may be unaware they contain high levels of both sugar and acid. Energy drinks additionally contain high levels of caffeine. Even diet or ‘zero’ options, as well as flavoured water varieties, contain plenty of tooth-eroding acids. Acidic drinks are the […]

24 Jul 2013
Medland

Although most young people know that moderate consumption of alcohol is better for their health, many are unaware of the high levels of sugar and acid in alcohol and the juice, soft or energy drinks in which it is mixed. Excessive regular intake will significantly increase the risk of dental decay and tooth erosion which […]

24 Jul 2013
Medland

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