Fred is our principal and is passionate about providing high quality dental care for all patients. Born and raised in Brisbane, Fred has many ties with the local community. Fred has looked after our patients here at Chermside Dental Care since 2012 and is popular with patients for his down to earth nature and painless dental work.
Fred was offered a dentistry position at the University of Queensland with a 5 year UQ Excellence Scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Queensland (2011) with numerous academic awards. Fred has a real love for dental knowledge, and has completed a post-graduate Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Dental Implantology from Griffith University (2015). He is also a current Fellow of the International Dental Implant Association. Fred is also a current fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Fred has also completed the Comprehensive Orthodontic Course at the International Academy of Advanced Dentistry (2018), the Orthodontic Mini Masters Program at OrthoEd (2022) and is an accredited Invisalign and SomnoMed provider.
In 2019, Fred was accepted into the Australian Dental Association Queensland (ADAQ) Committee Member for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which he served for 1 year.
Fred is particularly interested in implant dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation.
Outside of patient clinical care, Fred has a keen interest in research. He has completed a thesis literature review on dental implant screw design. He is also a published research author, with original research in the Australian Endodontic Journal. Please see the link here if you’d like to read the article.
Fred’s appetite for on-going learning is insatiable. Currently, Fred has recently completed the comprehensive course in Periodontics over 6 modules with the International Academy of Advanced Dentistry.
Fred likes to give back, and has spent time abroad doing dental charity work. Fred has spent 3 weeks in Cambodia providing dental care to the nation’s most needy children in 2014, 2017 and most recently 2019. This has come to a halt temporarily due to Covid-19, although things are looking promising for this to kick-start again shortly.
Outside of dentistry, Fred enjoys squash, watching documentaries, following tennis and spending time with his family.