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The Dental Head Start podcast is made to help dental students become great dentists. You cant google the path to dental success, but you can learn from those already there. We interview dentists who have achieved what you’re striving for and get the story behind the struggles, the successes and the advice they want you to hear. Get the head start you need in your dental career.

The Dental Head Start podcast is made to help dental students become great dentists. You cant google the path to dental success, but you can learn from those already there. We interview dentists who have achieved what you’re striving for and get the story behind the struggles, the successes and the advice they want you to hear. Get the head start you need in your dental career.

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Australia

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The Dental Head Start podcast is made to help dental students become great dentists. You cant google the path to dental success, but you can learn from those already there. We interview dentists who have achieved what you’re striving for and get the story behind the struggles, the successes and the advice they want you to hear. Get the head start you need in your dental career.

Language:

English


Episodes

TIP#36: Temporomandibular Dysfunction with Dr Damian Teo

3/3/2021
Patient has a toothache that has been pestering them for a week. It's getting worse, cannot tell if it's the top or bottom and worse in the morning. We see this all the time, and sometimes, it's not the teeth causing the problem. TMD is a crucial aspect of dentistry to understand, even if you'll be referring them on for management. Diagnosis is critical and so we need to be aware. We're creating a 3 part series of episodes with Dr Damian Teo 1. Bruxism (TIP #28) 2. Tempromandibular...

Duration:00:30:20

TIP#35: Direct Anterior Composites with Dr Karim Habib

2/24/2021
Getting direct anterior composites looking consistently stunning and natural is far from easy. There is so much thought, planning, artistry and attention to detail happening in the background to ultimately create a breathtaking smile transformation. Dr Karim Habib is one of the most young talented dentists in this arena. Photos of his anterior work will leave most dentists in awe. In this podcast, Dr Karim Habib details how he produces such aesthetically superior results and shares with...

Duration:00:30:05

#53 – Mentorship and CPD with Dr Jeff Kho

2/21/2021
Imagine the insights you would get by employing, working with and training dental graduates in your own practice.The knowledge of what they do well, what they should focus on and what blinds spots graduates have is invaluable to those early in their career and this chat kicks off with just that. Dr Jeff Kho is a general dentist, entrepreneur, business owner and educator. He runs Australian Hands On Courses and is about to launch the Graduate Accelerator Program. Find the courses on...

Duration:01:13:17

TIP#34: Importance of the Endo-Restorative Interface with Dr Pat Caldwell

2/10/2021
Why bother completing a beautiful Endodontic therapy only to have the tooth fracture and fail weeks later? How an endodontically treated tooth is restored is critical to its long term success and that starts from the first temporary. Dr Pat Caldwell shares his views and advice on perhaps the most critical decisions made in endodontics. The post TIP#34: Importance of the Endo-Restorative Interface with Dr Pat Caldwell appeared first on Dental Head Start.

Duration:00:39:46

#52 – Mandibular Advancement Splints with Dr Harry Ball

2/7/2021
Do you know someone who snores? Or perhaps someone who stops breathing when they sleep? Often this is due to […] The post #52 – Mandibular Advancement Splints with Dr Harry Ball appeared first on Dental Head Start.

Duration:01:34:02

Tip #33: Levelling up From Dental Noobness with Dr Sam Koh

2/4/2021
Welcome to What I Wish I Knew by Dental Head Start. This is a podcast where we learn from people […] The post Tip #33: Levelling up From Dental Noobness with Dr Sam Koh appeared first on Dental Head Start.

Duration:00:21:06

TIP#32: Discussing Price with Dr Tiv Nirmalann

1/27/2021
Most of us spend our University career providing care for free. Then, almost over night, we're throwing into private practice and our work has a dollar value. How do we convey the value effectively and confidently? This is a crucial topic and one that is worth spending some time focusing on. Its a bedrock of communication. Dr Tiv shares his views on discussing price and his own challenges early on. Check out Dr Tiv's coaching and mentoring page DrTiv.com to find out more about how Dr Tiv...

Duration:00:26:05

#51 – Katelyn Murray – high performance OHT

1/24/2021
Dental Head Start is all about trying to give you, the early career dentist or student a head start in […] The post #51 – Katelyn Murray – high performance OHT appeared first on Dental Head Start.

Duration:01:15:32

Best of 2020 and 2021 plans

1/11/2021
2020 was a crazy one to remember. For too many reasons to count. For DHS, it was a huge year of listens. Over 66,000 listens from our audience, we launched a new podcast and made some long lasting industry partnerships. We cannot thank you all enough for listening and supporting the podcast and we're stoked to provide more great content in 2021. In this podcast we summarise the best of 2020 and talk about some of the inititives we're excited to launch in 2021 including reintroducing DHS...

Duration:00:19:43

#50 – Dr Jesse Green on Leadership, Retention and Building a Life you Love.

12/20/2020
Finding a mentor is such commonly shared advice that it's almost cliché. Yet, without a doubt it is a crucial part to your development. When I think about the mentors in my life, not all of them were two way relationships, some we're people I listened to and absorbed wisdom from over many years. Dr Jesse Green falls squarely into this type of mentor for me. Through the Savvy Dentist Podcast, his blogs, books and courses I have learnt an immense amount about business, communication and...

Duration:01:49:25

2020 Recap with Dr Jesse Green and Dr Omid Azami

12/18/2020
Welcome to What I Wish I Knew by Dental Head Start. This is a podcast where we learn from people […] The post 2020 Recap with Dr Jesse Green and Dr Omid Azami appeared first on Dental Head Start.

Duration:01:14:45

TIP#31: Why Restoration Removal is Crucial in Endodontics with Dr Pat Caldwell

12/10/2020
We've all had situations where we simply didn't have the time to remove the entire restoration or we simply assumed the filling and thus tooth underneath was sound for endodontics. But is this really the best way to proceed? We learn Dr Pat Caldwell's experience in with this and how it really is a crucial step to your endodontic workflow. Pat goes through his workflow and really lays out the best way to start your endodontics out the right way. The post TIP#31: Why Restoration Removal is...

Duration:00:27:06

#49 – Entrepreneurialism and improvement with Dr Cigdem Kipel

12/7/2020
“Real growth begins at the edge of your comfort zone”. It is easy to look at the most accomplished dentists, […] The post #49 – Entrepreneurialism and improvement with Dr Cigdem Kipel appeared first on Dental Head Start.

Duration:01:45:48

TIP#30: What your Boss thinks With Dr Tiv Nirmalann

12/3/2020
My boss would always do things that made me question his sanity, but now as a boss myself, I understand why he did what he did. -Dr Tiv Nirmalann It is easy to forget that we have a job and a lifestyle because dentistry is as a business is viable. As a young graduate it is easy to forget this and become frustrated and sometimes demoralised with the way the practice is run and with certain decisions the boss makes. You mean we cant have a Primescan week 1 after graduation?! This is a...

Duration:00:21:09

TIP#29: Maintaining Focus During Long Appointments with Dr Michael Frazis

11/25/2020
You could say early stage dentists are used to long apointments. After all, we started with 3hr marathons at university. But a 3+ hr appointment in private practice doing difficult dentistry on often anxious patients is a whole new ball game. The focus and risk of letting standards slip is high and this is no easy task. Dr Michael Frazis shares a recent case and some tips to maintain your focus and achieve high level outcomes in long appointments. It can be as much about what you don't do,...

Duration:00:22:59

#48 – A/Prof Max Guazzato – Prosthodontics, Oral Surgery and Education

11/22/2020
Your path to now has shaped who you are and the lens through which you see dentistry and the world. From working with his mother in Milan, becoming a dental technician, Dentistry, oral surgery, a PHD and now Prosthodontics. It is safe to say A/Prof Max Guazzato has had a path and a perspective few could claim to hold. I was lucky enough to have a few lectures and practical sessions with A/Prof Guazzato and I can say his journey and passion inspired me and left a lasting influence on my...

Duration:01:50:04

TIP#28: Bruxism with Dr Damian Teo

11/19/2020
We see it all the time. Worn teeth, cracked teeth, muscular pain or worse. Some of us, me certainly included, do it ourselves and there's nothing we can do about it. Of course, we're talking about bruxism. Through this fascinating interview with Dr Damian Teo we get a perspective shift on how to look at and manage our bruxism patients. While the cause can be elusive, the concepts around how we look at it and why are crucial to helping our patients especially those who suffer pain and a...

Duration:00:28:32

TIP#27: Money Management with Dr Jesse Green

11/11/2020
Why do we work so hard? The reasons vary for each of us but for most, we work hard to provide a life we love. And the road to that is via financial freedom. Dr Jesse Green shares a simple but exceptionally powerful tip that if learnt young, could change your life. It's about money and looking after yourself and your family first. And for times like 2020, it is a true stress saver. You all probably know Jesse from The Savvy Dentist Podcast and The Savvy Dentist Coaching and Mentoring he...

Duration:00:18:48

#47 – Orthodontics and Business Wisdom with Geoff Hall

11/8/2020
It never ceases to amaze me that some of the best and most successful Dentists in Australia really weren't that passionate in the beginning. This description describes Dr Geoff Hall's feelings towards general dentistsry, only to have his eyes opened and passion ignited with specialist Orthodontics training in the US. Since the days of his training Dr Geoff Hall has created a thriving Orthodontics practice, become heavily involved in continuing education and aligner therapy and created...

Duration:01:26:59

TIP#26: Communication shortcuts with Dr Tiv Nirmalann

11/4/2020
Communication, just like any other skill, is a skill to be honed and learnt. Dr Tiv shares his early days of communication and the path he found to help breakthrough the barrier. With the use of profiling, Dr Tiv gives a shortcut to understand the person you're communicating with and a way of avoiding common mistakes. Check out Dr Tiv's coaching and mentoring page DrTiv.com to find out more about how Dr Tiv is trying to help young dentists. The post TIP#26: Communication shortcuts with Dr...

Duration:00:20:34