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.

Communication, just like any other skill, is a skill to be honed and learnt. Dr Tiv shares his early days of communication and the path he found to help breakthrough the barrier.

With the use of profiling, Dr Tiv gives a shortcut to understand the person you’re communicating with and a way of avoiding common mistakes.

Check out Dr Tiv’s coaching and mentoring page DrTiv.com to find out more about how Dr Tiv is trying to help young dentists.

Dr. Tiv Nirmalann

Dr Tiv is a renowned dentist with 17 years of experience and a director of a successful 6 chair dental clinic. A respected voice across dental forums, he has been a dental correspondent for the ADC and ADA, chair of the ADA Group R on the Mornington Peninsula and a speaker at many conferences to date.

Dr Tiv believes that practising dentistry and teaching it are two very different skill sets, and he has perfected both over the years. His passion for teaching began while he demonstrated at the University of Melbourne dental school for over four years. Never afraid to hire a new grad, he has always put time into mentoring his dentists and takes pride in seeing them flourish. Over 17 years, he has seen it all and is ready to share his experience through coaching dentists of any level of experience who are ready to grow and improve.

Coaching dentists is one of his true passions, outside of performing ‘hero-dontics’ and saving people’s smiles one tooth at a time. He is approachable, honest and friendly despite his trail record of over-achieving and being one of the best in his field. Busy running many projects, his time is precious and he will only choose to work with a limited number of dentists who share his passion for dentistry and have a willingness to grow, work hard and ready become the most successful dentist they can be.

AORTA Australia

Go To https://aortaaustralia.com.au/ for your free Handbook

Alignment of teeth has revolutionised our ability to provide minimally invasive cosmetic treatment for our patients.

But how do you learn the tips, tricks and secrets to getting predictable long term outcomes for your aligner patients?

AORTA Australia was developed by Dr John Hagiliassis and Dr George Abdelmalek to help bridge the gap and assist you in your aligner therapy outcomes.

This is an ideal first step for those wanting to embark on their aligner journey.

Go to www.aortaaustralia.com.au and start with their online foundations course to get your journey going!

CPD Junkie

How do you find CPD? It is such a difficult task, with courses listed here and there but you never know you’ve seen them all.

Until Now.

www.cpdjunkie.com.au has been created to provide all Dental CPD in the one place. Search by keyword, date, discipline, location, speaker or organiser – however you want to find it, you can.

Get the Free e-book – “How to Get the Most From CPD”

Including a template to use to maximise every CPD dollar you spend!

The Dental Head Start Podcast is for students and new graduates. We interview successful dentists and specialists to uncover the tips, tricks and advice to help you transition from dental school to private practice successfully.

If you like this content then I ask just one thing of you; share this with a friend who will benefit from this and help us help more students and new grads!

David is a recent graduate dentist working in private practice in regional NSW, Australia. Read more at www.dentalheadstart.com/meet-david/

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