Last Minute Cancellation

On the 22nd of January, I was scheduled to undergo my first restorative patient in the GP clinic. Turns out, the patient had cancelled due to being unwell. Heartbroken by the news, I was left feeling disappointed, as I have prepped and wanted to demonstrate my restorative progress from the 2nd semester in BOH1  and Read More…

Week of 7th dec

This week was our last week of clinic until next year. I was able to see 3 patients this week which was really enjoyable and such a relief. On Monday I had booked one of my previous patients with Shahzia so I could assist her. This patient needed to be referred for her wisdom teeth Read More…

Week of 30th nov

This week was pretty quite and I was able to complete assignment tasks and finalise my padlets. On the Monday I assisted a paeds patient who was really sweet. This patient had good oral hygiene however did have some carious lesions and was very interested in learning as she was wanting to be a dentist Read More…

Week of nov 23rd

This week was all about recovery. I missed out on a full day of preclinic on the Monday where I was meant to complete anterior cons as I had to rest and attend a physio appt. The physio concluded I had overused my wrist as it wasn’t used to the repetitive actions I was doing Read More…

Week of nov 16th

This week I had very mixed emotions. I went from happy to excited to very frustrated. Firstly to start the week, I had my first paeds patient who was so lovely and I was able to build a strong rapport with them and their parent. The patient came in with a few ulcers due to Read More…

Week of nov 9th

This week we started off with a full day of preclinic in mohtec. Although these days can be long I find they are quite rewarding as we have a lot of time to complete our activities and learn from our demonstrators. We completed several anterior restorations in which we were able to reflect on in Read More…

Week of nov 2nd

Wow what a year! It was great to finally get back into clinic this week working on each other. I was able to complete a comprehensive oral examination on Liza, and place a rubber dam on an actual ‘patient’ finally. Our demo Andy was very helpful with feedback and it was a great session to Read More…

Catching Up Weeks 41-45

It has been a while since I had uploaded or even thought about posting an Edublog. Admittedly, it has slipped my mind until I got reminded that I needed to be doing these so I guess I’ll just recap on the last few weeks of preclinical tasks and my experiences during that time. Being in Read More…

Week 45

I can’t believe how fast the time has gone as we are already in November. It’s been a few weeks since we started preclinic sessions again and I’ve learnt so much throughout them. We also had two sessions on perio where we revised basic perio hand instrumentation, indirect vision, sharpening and use of the ultrasonic. Read More…

Roller Coaster

I totally had forgotten about blogs! 2020 has been a real challenging and unexpected year for everyone. I hope everyone has and is copping well. Oh GOD! I almost felt like I was cursed a little more this year, but for sure there is always balance. Some not very good and some great things happened Read More…