What is a Career in Dentistry like? In Conversation with a Dentist & Business Owner

On the show today we meet Dipali! Dipali is a Dentist and Business Owner who manages multiple dental practices in the UK.  

Dipali kindly shares with us: 

  • Common misconceptions of the dentist role 
  • An overview of the dentistry profession 
  • The purpose of the dentist role 
  • What a dentist and business manager does on an average day  
  • Most enjoyable parts of the role 
  • Challenging parts of the role 
  • Proudest moments in the role 
  • How Dipali became a dentist and business owner
  • Challenges of the career journey 
  • Highs of the career journey  
  • Essential education, training and helpful skills for aspiring dentists  
  • Importance of role models and mentors 
  • The future of the dentistry profession 
  • Advice for people who are keen to find out more about a career in dentistry 
  • Advice for her younger self and you!

We also talk about: 

  • The Founder’s Mentality and the value of an obsession with the front line
  • The importance of broader business management skills such as social media and marketing
  • The need to evolve and innovate  
  • Overcoming the fear of the unknown and steep learning curves 

So if you’re curious and wondering what a dentist does or how to become a dentist, listen, watch and enjoy!

PS – If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!