Dr. James Dawson graduated with his dental degree from the University of Otago in 2009. After undertaking a position as a Dental house officer in Auckland, he worked in private practice in Newcastle, Australia. He returned to New Zealand in 2014, to undertake his Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry and gain specialist registration as a Periodontist.
James’ Doctoral research was in the use of diode lasers for the management of dental implant surface decontamination. Whilst in Dunedin, James was involved in the undergraduate dentistry teaching program, and he also provides continuing education to dentists both in New Zealand and Australia. James works in specialist practice in Auckland.