Permission to Fail

As featured in Dentistry Magazine 23 Apr 2019 You can’t scroll through social media news feeds without coming across references to failing.  learning from failures, failing fast and the fear of failure. Which is great, it lends itself to a growth mindset and self improvement.     Unfortunately, somewhere along the way as a dentist … Continue reading Permission to Fail


I was quite excited to have the opportunity to write for So some of this recovers subjects I have written about before but the Links to both articles are below, enjoy Burnt out? Would You Know? Rising Above Stress In the Surgery

Mental Health Awareness

Your mental health matters, I came across this hidden and unlisted on my YouTube channel.  It's an important message, so sit yourself down, make a cup of tea and spare yourself 15 mins.  Please share to anyone who needs to hear this.  It was recorded late 2017.  Click Here to Watch

Today is seven years since the devastating February earthquake in Christchurch in 2011. Like anyone here on that day or the surrounding months, it’s forever part of me. I've been reflecting on those seven years and wanted to share some of the lessons the quakes taught me, both in and out of the surgery. The … Continue reading