He qualified in 1988 from UCC. He has continued to upgrade his knowledge through hands on courses, conferences and a 3 year Diploma in Clinical Dentistry in Trinity College’s Dublin Dental Hospital. The Diploma covered such topics as oral medicine, endodontics, periodontal treatment, oral surgery, advances in dental materials and crown and bridge updates.
He has recently completed a part time one year course in implant placement / surgery. He has continued to upgrade the practice with computerisation, digital x rays, and other new dental equipment.