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 Dr Graeme Pearson.
How many times have you dreaded going in to work knowing you have a certain procedure in your books, or gone home thinking if what you did was the right thing. No doubt most of us have experienced this and would love to keep these days to a minimum.
In this episode, Graeme speaks with James about practising safe and defensive dentistry and what this means in your daily practice. Everyone is happy when you are having fun and doing the dentistry you enjoy doing. Predictability while you’re practising reduces your headaches so you can go to work more relaxed and go home without having to worry about the day’s work.
I hope you can implement some of the points James makes throughout the chat.
Dr James Tran
James graduated and first worked in cairns, rural Queensland before moving back to Sydney. He currently works at Bonnells Bay Dental in Central Coast and LV Dental in Sydney.
Since 2019, he has embarked in over 350 hours of CPD in all areas of dentistry
James has a focus on digital workflows, clear aligners, aesthetics and is beginning his implant journey – he also tutors at Charles Sturt University. James is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the International Association for Orthodontics, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
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