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An entertaining professional development podcast for dental students. As future dentists and hygienists, you receive excellent education and training at dental school...but what happens after you graduate? How do you prepare now for your future dental career? Heartland Dental is the leading dental support organization in the dental industry. We support you in every step of your career. As part of that mission, we created this podcast. Topics include all aspects of professional development, leadership, and entrepreneurship as well as the practical skills needed to start and run a successful dental practice. Every other week, we feature engaging conversations with dentists, hygienists, and leaders in the dental industry.

Location:

United States

Description:

An entertaining professional development podcast for dental students. As future dentists and hygienists, you receive excellent education and training at dental school...but what happens after you graduate? How do you prepare now for your future dental career? Heartland Dental is the leading dental support organization in the dental industry. We support you in every step of your career. As part of that mission, we created this podcast. Topics include all aspects of professional development, leadership, and entrepreneurship as well as the practical skills needed to start and run a successful dental practice. Every other week, we feature engaging conversations with dentists, hygienists, and leaders in the dental industry.

Language:

English


Episodes
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One Last Sendoff | Dr. Rick Workman

12/12/2023
It’s a bittersweet moment for us – this will be Impactful Wisdom’s final episode! We have enjoyed bringing you different topics to think about no matter where you are in your dental journey. Throughout the podcast episodes, we have discussed a wide variety of topics including how to prepare for life after school, understanding contracts, the first 60 days as a clinician, diversity in dentistry, life after being chairside, and everything in between. We had the pleasure of having Heartland Dental Founder, Dr. Rick Workman on the very first episode back in 2020 when we first premiered! We are grateful for his leadership and have the pleasure of having him on once again for our final episode. Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to access all our archived episodes wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for your support of Impactful Wisdom! --Ashley, Brian, & Cathy

Duration:01:01:38

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DeNovo's: Building Your Own Startup Without the Overhead Cost

11/14/2023
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to start in a brand-new dental office without the overhead cost? Here’s your chance! We’re joined by Dr. Stephanie Zbin who began her dental career in a DeNovo office right out of dental school and has also transferred to a different office across the country! We’re also joined by Stacey Smith, Director of DeNovo Recruitment. In this episode we’ll discuss what is a Heartland Dental DeNovo, the benefits of joining this type of office, and how you can start as a new grad (or experienced doctor!) We’ll dive into how sites are selected, the support you’ll receive, investing in your community, and so much more. Part 1 – Dr. Stephanie Zbin Part 2 – Stacey Smith

Duration:01:15:11

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Celebrating Dental Hygiene Month

10/17/2023
Join as we chat with Hygienist and Educator Yolanda Cox. Not only will we hear Yolanda’s journey from a practicing hygienist to becoming a Manager of Provider Learning and Development, but also discuss the important roles that every hygienist play in the dental office.

Duration:00:33:25

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month | Marcelo Lopez

9/19/2023
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Cathy interviews Marcelo Lopez, Heartland Dental’s Operations Training Developer. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the history and countless contributions that Latinos have made to our nation over the years. This month, we also honor the cultural richness of Hispanics, who come from Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. Marcelo will share his personal life story and how he became a dentist in Mexico to now working in the US. Listen in on his amazing journey!

Duration:00:47:35

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SNDA Annual Convention (Part 2) from New Orleans

8/15/2023
Listen to this week’s podcast as our Impactful Wisdom team continues to interview the fabulous students attending the SNDA National Conference. You’ll hear personal stories from students from across the country sharing their “why” and how SNDA has helped them in their dental journey! To learn more about the Student National Dental Association, visit their website.

Duration:01:07:53

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SNDA Conference in New Orleans (Part 1)

7/25/2023
Listen to this week’s podcast as our Impactful Wisdom team interviews students from the SNDA National Conference. You’ll hear personal stories from students from across the country sharing their “why” and how SNDA has helped them in their dental journey! To learn more about the Student National Dental Association, visit their website.

Duration:00:50:03

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Celebrating Pride Month!

6/20/2023
This month, we are talking all things PRIDE! Learning about Pride Month offers a chance to celebrate and honor the rich history and culture of the LGBTQ+ community. Join us as we speak with Heartland Dental's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager: Nick Hornsberry as we discuss how Heartland Dental celebrates pride throughout our company. If you would like to reach out to Nick, email them at nhornsberry@heartland.com.

Duration:00:46:13

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Life After Being Chairside | Debora Carrier

5/16/2023
Today’s episode feature’s Debora Carrier from Twice as Nice Uniforms – dental hygienist, and CEO! Listen in as she discusses how she started her own businesses, life after being clinical, and the different career paths hygienists can take if they decide their clinical days are behind them.

Duration:00:39:59

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Specializing as a General Dentist: Do I need to Specialize?

4/19/2023
Today's episode is a great one as Cathy interviews one of Heartland Dental's supported Regional Mentor Doctors. Dr. Kevin Nguyen discusses his pathway in dentistry and why he chose not to specialize. He talks about the benefits that one can take as they join Heartland Dental as a General Doctor. Listen in and hear some great points from Dr. Nguyen.

Duration:00:36:28

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Getting Ready for LAUNCH 2023: A Dentist Career Event

3/3/2023
LAUNCH: A Dentist Career Event is an amazing opportunity to learn Heartland Dental’s culture, grow yourself, and potentially land a job so you can focus on your clinical skills your last year in school! The goal for LAUNCH is to continue your growth journey in key areas of leadership, with relevant skills that you can immediately apply in clinic with your patients, faculty, and classmates. This event presents an opportunity for you to meet our network with students just like you, Leadership team, Heartland Supported Doctors, hear from Founder, Dr. Rick Workman, be a part of Ted Talk discussions, breakout sessions, and interview for positions at Heartland Dental. This month’s guest is Dr. Grace Eichler, who attended the very first LAUNCH in 2018!

Duration:00:27:10

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Understanding Your Dental Contract | Tracie Lawson

2/28/2023
It’s that time of year! Students are getting ready to graduate and starting to review employment contracts. However, what should be an exciting occasion may be filled with concern and anxiety. Don’t let the stress of a contract get to you - Join us and listen in as Heartland Dr Recruiting Manager Tracie Lawson gives some helpful questions to ask and interesting things to think about when reviewing your contract.

Duration:00:49:43

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The Importance of Continuing Education

1/17/2023
Happy New Year Impactful Wisdom listeners, we so are excited to welcome you into 2023! To kick off this amazing New Year, we are discussing the importance of continuing education with two of our very own Vice Presidents of Clinical Education; Dr. Anna Singh and Dr. Timothy Quirt. In this episode, we’ll dive into why continuing education is so important, and how doctors and hygienists can stay connected and relevant in the dental industry.

Duration:00:53:23

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Mental Wellness Revisited | Dr. Alyssa Phinney

12/20/2022
It’s the holiday season & for so many people, this is a time of stress and anxiety. Join us, as we close out 2022 and we dive into the uncomfortable topic of mental wellness. Having an open conversation about mental illness, mental wellness and mental awareness is crucial for our overall health and well-being. In most settings, the topic of mental wellness is avoided and the field of dentistry is not off-limits. Learn about Dr. Phinney's journey and how she has overcome her own personal roadblocks and still been a successful dentist.

Duration:00:45:18

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Your First 60 Days On The Job

11/15/2022
The move from dental student to clinical practitioner can be intimidating for some. We spend a few minutes with Dr. Scott Enlow learning about the first 60 days as a supported doctor at Heartland Dental and what he was pleased to learn when he joined the practice. Congratulations to our lunch winners from last month: Jazzy Gill - Oregon Janice Darko - Utah

Duration:00:46:15

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Celebrating Dental Hygiene Month

10/18/2022
It’s October, and we’re celebrating Dental Hygiene Month! Listen as Ashley interviews two of Heartland Dental’s hygiene mentors, Sylvia Hazel and Luke Vanden Boom. Learn more about what brought them to dentistry, why they stayed, and how they celebrate Dental Hygiene Month while encouraging their patients to celebrate great oral hygiene all year round.

Duration:00:43:21

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Dr. Leonett & Dr. Ramirez

9/20/2022
Listen in as Cathy interviews two amazing doctors, Dr Leonett & Dr Ramirez. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the history and countless contributions that Latinos have made to our nation over the years. This month we also honor the cultural richness of Hispanics, who come from Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Both doctors will share their stories of struggle & success as being Latinas.

Duration:00:53:48

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Sunny Singh | The Top 5 Tips For Succeeding In Dental School

8/30/2022
Join us as we hear from Sunny Singh a current dental student doctor as he shares his top five strategies to help first and second years be successful while in dental school.

Duration:00:27:47

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Diversity Equity Inclusion and Justice | Nick Hornsberry

7/19/2022
Enter for a chance to win a FREE lunch for your dental class, sponsored by Heartland Dental. Then, listen to the Impactful Wisdom Podcast to see if you've won! Winners will be selected and announced every month. Good luck!

Duration:00:39:30

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SNDA Conference Live! | Part 2

7/5/2022
Part 2 of our podcast series on the road featuring students of the Student National Dental Association's (SNDA) 50th Anniversary Celebration in Orlando, FL. What a privilege to speak with some amazing, talented, and committed dental students! Joining us today are: Malik Jackson Najwa Naami Jasmin Naztarakmi Octavia Miller Teleshia Johnson Courtney Jones But before all of that, we feature an inspiring message given at the Gala event by our Heartland Dental Founder, Dr. Rick Workman.

Duration:00:41:18

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SNDA Conference Live! | Part 1

6/28/2022
Listen as Ashley, Cathy, and Vincent take the Impactful Wisdom podcast on the road to feature attendees of the Student National Dental Association's (SNDA) 50th Anniversary Celebration in Orlando, FL. What a privilege to speak with some amazing, talented and committed dental students! Joining us today are: JohnTre Goudy Marqua Franchesca Brea Fleming Morghan Gray Harrison Duckett Ashton Poole Jayanne Pierre *Follow them all on Instagram There is great hope for the future of dentistry!

Duration:00:41:57