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.
How comfortable are you with Endo? Our ability to successfully and comfortably complete endodontics really evolves around our understand of our equipment and the techniques for using these instruments.
There are hundreds of files on the market. All with their own marketing of why they’re best. Dr Pat Caldwell comes on the WIWIK podcast to share a masterclass on these materials, their indications and use to help you complete your endodontics comfortably and predictably.
Dr Pat Caldwell also runs the Endospot Skills School, an online endodontics education company aimed at helping you treat more of your endodontics in house with less stress.
Join us as Pat walks us through a common situation when he is referred a calcified canal.
Dr. Pat Caldwell
Patrick Caldwell is a registered specialist in Endodontics. He graduated in Dentistry with Honours from the University of Queensland in 1998 and then went on to work for the Royal Australian Navy, both ashore and at sea. During this time he undertook advanced training in restorative dentistry and in 2002 sat examinations and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
In 2003 Patrick began a three year, full-time training program in endodontic therapy and microsurgery, graduating with a Masters of Dental Science in Endodontics. He has since gone on to complete additional advanced training, graduating with a Masters of Clinical Dentistry in Implant Dentistry.
In 2006, he returned to work with the Royal Australian Navy and was also engaged as a Visiting Specialist at the Sydney Dental Hospital. In 2009 Patrick moved to Shanghai, China where he was the only Endodontist in a city of 21 million people.
Pat now runs the EndoSpot Skills School and works in private practice on the Sunshine Coast.
My Journey So Far
The OrthoEd Segment is a partnership between OrthoEd and Dental Head Start, aiming to bring you on the journey of the OrthoEd Mini Masters and my personal journey of orthodontic treatment.
We’ll be creating 20 episodes over this year with a goal of providing a taste of what OrthoEd can provide and actionable tips and advice straight from the OrthoEd Educators. To view our entire OrthoEd Segment Series and for more information on how you can step up your own orthodontic game, visit our OrthoEd page.
This WIWIK episode features:
In this episode, David shares some nuggets of gold regarding diagnosis and treatment planning that he picked up from his recent trip to Melbourne for OrthoEd MiniMasters Module 1.
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