Specialist practice prosthodontist, Perth Western Australia. In 1982 established the Perth Osseointegration Training Centre concerned with Research and Development of the Brånemark Implant System. Professional and Research Fellowship appointments at several universities. Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration.
Current research interests include implant surface technology and the immune response, applications of immediate loading, and involvement in international collaborative prospective multicentre clinical trials. Recipient of the Distinguished Lecturer Awards from the Greater New York Academy of Dentistry 1998 and American College of Prosthodontics in 1999. Editorial board member of several dental journals, contributor to 7 textbooks and author or co-author of over 100 publications.