He was previously in full time private practice with part time appointment as adjunct professor in the department Oral Rehabilitation University of the Witwatersrand before taking over as the Professor and Head of that Department.
He is the Immediate Past President of the ISMR (International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation), board member and Treasurer of the ICP (International College of Prosthodontists), and served on the North American working group for Advanced Digital Technology in Craniofacial Reconstruction.
He has received peer review fellowships from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa and the International College of Dentists serving as the regional Vice Regent. He is a past president of the Academy of Prosthodontics of South Africa, and founder member of the P-I Brånemark Institute of South Africa as well as the Face Value Foundation Trust, a Public Benefit Organisation. This PBO is dedicated to enhancing head and neck treatment and rehabilitation through comprehensive multidisciplinary care, research and education.
He was also awarded the Premier Award of the South African Dental Association (2016) and the I.Y. Sendulskogo Commemorative Medal of the Russian Partnership of Head and Neck Oncology Specialists for outstanding achievements in medicine. (2015). He has Awarded Best Presentations at the Nobel Biocare World Congress 2005 and the Academy of Osseointegration Boston 2008.
He has lectured worldwide and supervised Masters and PhD projects, been external examiner nationally and internationally as well as publishing research and book chapters in fields including head and neck cancer rehabilitation, occlusion and biomechanics.
He has developed innovative implant fixtures, components and protocols to solve hard and soft tissue constraints facilitating screw retained implant prostheses optimising patient management in the regular implant patient as well as for the patient compromised by head and neck trauma and cancer.