Terry obtained his Dental degree at Melbourne University in 1987. He maintains a general practice in Melbourne with emphasis on restorative dentistry. He has been an attendee at the Las Vegas Institute and has completed the occlusion course at the Kois centre in Seattle. He has been personally instructed by Newton Fahl of the Fahl School of Art and Science in Aesthetic Dentistry in Brazil. He has lectured internationally on the topic of composite resin restorations. Presently he lectures at Melbourne University to undergraduates on the topic of Aesthetic Dentistry and since 2004 has conducted hands-on programs for several Dental companies on free-handed delivery of composite restorations.