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Welcome to What I Wish I Knew by Dental Head Start. This is a podcast where we learn from people that have been there, made the mistakes, learnt the lessons and have developed into the accomplished dental professionals they are today.
It’s your weekly mentoring session.
Hosted by Erica Hwin
Moving interstate is always a daunting experience and to do that as a new-grad about to start full time work can be a lot.
In this episode, Dr Phillip Nguyen shares his experience moving for uni and then again for work. We talk about how he planned it out and how he balances his hobbies, fitness and social life along with dentistry, and how he’s built his support network all up from scratch.
As someone who is about to graduate and potentially moving interstate, this is a really reassuring conversation. And I hope for anyone in the same boat, this chat gives you some guidance and motivation as well!
Dr Phillip Nguyen
Originally from Adelaide, Dr Phillip Nguyen attended La Trobe University in Regional Victoria and graduated in 2021. He was named the Australian Dental Graduate of the Year. He works in a private practice as an associate dentist at Avenue Dental on the Sunshine Coast. As a student, he served on the ADSA Committee in multiple roles including Media Officer, Secretary and President. Now, he is the Convenor of ADAQ’s Recent Graduates and Students Committee. Phillip’s interests in dentistry are varied and include cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitations. He also loves seeing paediatric and special needs patients.
Clinical Aligner Excellence
Aligners are becoming an integral part of private practice. Whether you are new to aligner therapy or an experienced practitioner, the opportunities are vast. But how do you do it at a high standard, efficiently and profitably?
Dr Geoff Hall and Dr Jesse Green have come together to help with these key problems through Clear Aligner Excellence – their latest education platform.
Visit clearex.com.au for more information. You can expect a wealth of knowledge to help improve your practice as well as huge discounts on major aligner therapy companies and lab fees.
Digital dentistry is becoming a large part of our dental profession and our daily workflows. With all the new changes in our industry, how do you know you’ll be leveraging the most of the technology at your disposal?
Avant is a full-service dental laboratory specialising in crown and bridge, implants, splints and a range of removable prosthetic restorations. They deliver the best quality and competitive prices with materials manufactured from the best facilities in the world,.
Visit www.avantdental.com.au for more information. Avant will help support your digital dentistry journey and provide excellent service along the way.