The Dental Head Start Podcast

The Dental Head Start Podcast


Latest Episodes

#46 – Dental Education with Dr Susie Dracopoulos
October 25, 2020

There are a few people in your career who really leave an impact. Your first clinical mentor, your first employer, your close classmates. One of the most impactful for a generation of dentists at The University of Sydney is Dr Susie Dracopoulos - affec...

TIP#24: Choosing an Aligner System with Dr John Hagiliassis
October 23, 2020

Choosing an aligner system was once simple, you had little choice, it was just Invisalign. But the few became many and the options only continue to expand today. With direct to consumer businesses on the market in Australia,

TIP#23: CBCT in Endodontics with Dr Omar Ikram
October 13, 2020

TIP#23: CBCT in Endodontics with Dr Omar Ikram @specialistendocrowsnest Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is being used more and more in general dentistry, that 3D perspective is taking some of the guess work out of diagnosis. However,

#45 – The First Few Years After Graduation
October 11, 2020

Mentorship is a hot topic. Everyone wants a mentor to help them through the early stages of their career. But what about the first and perhaps most influential mentors - your university friends? This is a discussion with some of the people who genuine...

TIP#22: Tips for Endodontic Access with Dr Matthew Youssef – What I Wish I Knew
October 06, 2020

We can't do good endodontics without having a good access, and we can't have a good access without being able to see where we are going. Dr Matthew Youssef from ARIA Dental Education is better known for his skills with implants however he is also an e...

TIP#22: Tips for Endodontic Access with Dr Matthew Youssef – What I Wish I Knew
September 29, 2020

We can't do good endodontics without having a good access, and we can't have a good access without being able to see where we are going. Dr Matthew Youssef from ARIA Dental Education is better known for his skills with implants however he is also an ...

#44 – NSFW; The (Hilarious) side of Dentistry You Don’t See on Social Media
September 29, 2020

Great dentistry takes decades to learn. Refinement of skills is a process of dedication and persistence. And these are traits Dr Anthony Mak has in droves. Anthony spent his first few years spread between a few practices with varying experiences and t...

#44 – NSFW; The (Hilarious) side of Dentistry You Don’t See on Social Media
September 27, 2020

Great dentistry takes decades to learn. Refinement of skills is a process of dedication and persistence. And these are traits Dr Anthony Mak has in droves. Anthony spent his first few years spread between a few practices with varying experiences and t...

TIP#21: Keys to Nailing your Aligner Software Setup with Dr John Hagiliassis
September 22, 2020

How you set up your Aligner software dictates how smooth your aligner treatment goes. Mistakes at this stage prolong treatment and can lead to unhappy patients and unhappy dentists! Dr John Hagiliassis from AORTA Dental Education shares his thoughts o...

TIP#20: Tackling Tricky Topics with Parents with Dr Tim Keys – What I Wish I Knew
September 15, 2020

The Australian Dental Association recommends a childs first dental visit be when their first tooth becomes visible or when then reach 12months of age. Normally seeing the baby is easy enough, but the real challenge comes with new parents,