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By Kiwi dentists for Kiwi dentists!

Interviewing CPD presenters, great dentists and fascinating people. Keeping you in the loop with oral health in New Zealand.

Hosted by Jacob Grieve, BDS, FRACDS. Sponsored by Henry Schein New Zealand.

CPD available for NZ Clinicians - see the links in the show notes. 

Nov 18, 2019

Dr Amanaki Fakakovikatau, Chief of Dentistry, Dentist and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon talks about Tongan dentistry.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr Amanaki in person during a visit in October 2019.

 He shares about his story in Tonga, the oral health challenges, the culture, and opportunities to make a...

Nov 4, 2019

Laurie shares from his extensive experience on techniques for meaningful change, touching on:

Motivational interviewing

Home visits

Cola and sugar sweetened drinks

Altruistic dentistry



Telephone interview protocol-


Walsh, Laurence J. (2008) Black cola drinks, oral...

Sep 17, 2019

Dr Chee Chang and Jacob discuss Otago University, specialization as a Prosthodontist and how to attain the ultimate bond.

We touch on when to adjust a lithia disilicate (eMax) crown to maintain strength, and the facebook age of dental community. Chee shares his journey into becoming a prosthodontist.

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Aug 22, 2019

Jacob and YC discuss Filtek One Bulk fill with the Elipar Deep Cure-S light. We cover ideal light curing strategies, and discuss the AUDMA and AFM monomers used.


Halifax Light Curing Consensus report 2014- Link

Jul 2, 2019

Dr Geoffery Young talks nitty gritty Endodontics. We discuss techniques for reaching the apical foramen, blocked canals, apex locators, controlled memory files, microscopes, vital pulp therapy and CBCT. This is a great taster for Dr Youngs’ upcoming hands on course in Auckland, August 2019.


2016 American...