Tom graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Science with first class honours. After working in both the private and public dental sectors, he undertook a three year specialist training program at the University of Queensland and graduated with a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry specialising in Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology. It included training at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, private radiology practices and at the School of Dentistry.
Since graduation, Tom has worked exclusively in comprehensive private radiology practices. He has also held positions of visiting lecturer, clinical supervisor and external examiner at the University of Queensland, School of Dentistry and the University of Western Australia, School of Dentistry. Tom has also presented topics in radiology and radiography internationally and continues to have research interests in Cone Beam Computed Tomography. Tom has published papers in peer reviewed journals and is a contributing author for the Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017). He is also the IADMFR (International Association of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology) director for Australasia.
Tom currently consults at Envision Medical Imaging in Perth, Australia.