He was in general dental practice for 8 years. Dr J completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontics (cum laude) in 2006 at the University of Pretoria. Dr J was a part-time lecturer in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Pretoria from August 2009 until December 2010. He qualified as a specialist Orthodontist (cum laude) in 2014.
Dr J has been teaching orthodontics since 2009 until currently where he serves as a consultant at the University of Pretoria teaching and training dentists to become Orthodontic Specialists.
Dr J conducts the wire bending course for the orthodontic registrars at UP, he oversees the treatment of patients, and conducts journal and textbook discussions among other duties. He is a member of the South African Dental Association, Eastern Tshwane Orthodontic Society (ETOS), and South African Society of Orthodontists where he serves on the Executive Committee. He is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the World Federation of Orthodontists, and the Golden Key International Honour Society. Dr J is a certified Invisalign® provider.