Born in rural New South Wales, Jose completed primary school in Bathurst before moving to a small country town outside of Gladstone, Central Queensland. Upon completing high school, Jose continued into a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, becoming a member of the pioneering cohort of dental students at James Cook University in Cairns. During his time at university Jose has taken part in research with the Australian Dental Research Foundation and completed clinical placements in Norway, Darwin, Oenpelli and Cairns. Following graduation in 2013, Jose joined the Coopers Plains Dental Team and will be based in the Mayfair Ridge Dental Practice in Emerald. Enjoying all aspects of dentistry, Jose has a particular interest in Prosthodontics (crown and bridge), Cosmetics, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology. Outside of dentistry Jose enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with family and friends.