David qualified from Cardiff dental school in 1987 and gained his Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics, from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 2010.
He is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), having been chairman of its Practitioner Group. David is now the Honorary Treasurer for the Society, is a member of its Executive committee and a Trustee. He has been involved with submissions from the BOS to NHSE and the CDO regarding the new orthodontic contracts.
David has chaired several sessions at the BOS Conference and also the 8th International Orthodontic Congress held in London in 2015. In 2014 he received a Special Service Award from the Society in recognition of his contribution to the BOS.
As Secretary of the Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes Orthodontic MCN he helped develop the standardised orthodontic referral form, which has been suggested as a template for a national referral document.
David is married to Deborah who also works in Northamptonshire as the Clinical Director of Specialist Services and a Deputy Medical Director. Deborah is a specialist in Special Care dentistry and has been asked to sit on numerous national panels.
Outside work, David enjoys family life with Deborah and their son, Jeremy. David is a keen cyclist, plays hockey and tennis and snowboards. As a family, they like foreign travel and fine dining.