Philip qualified from Liverpool University in 1995. He joined L&H in 1996 after a year after working in Grangemouth. After several years developing interests in cosmetic and gentle dentistry he started a 2-year, part-time MSc in Primary Dental Care in Glasgow which he completed successfully in 2004. During this time, he gained experience in reconstructive techniques including advanced restorative and smile makeovers. He gained his MJDF from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010. He is a member the PREP Panel, a group of 25 UK dentists who report on new products and techniques in conjunction with Prof Burke from Birmingham Dental School.. Phil also now lectures across the UK to dentists, showing them new techniques in placing cosmetic white fillings. Phil is married to Mary with 1 daughter, Ella. In his spare time he enjoys music, tennis, badminton and more recently golf.