Qualified in Dentistry from Birmingham University in November 1984. He has worked in Burton-on-Trent since January 1985 developing a special interest in orthodontics and building up a busy referral orthodontic list.
He has worked in Burton, Swadlincote and Ashbourne. He has worked as a clinical assistant in Orthodontics at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary and Royal Derby Hospital from 1996 to 2012 working on many complex multi disciplined cases. As a result of this and his experience, in May 2002 was accepted as a Specialist Orthodontist on to the Specialist Orthodontic Register by the General Dental Council.
A keen member of the Local Orthodontic Committee and British Orthodontic Society keeps abreast of all that's new in orthodontics. In 2009 he established Modwena Orthodontics.