Dean joined Sinclair Orthodontics in 2010 as an apprentice, attending Manchester Metropolitan University one day a week in order to attain his FDSc in Dental Technology. Dean achieved his FDSc in 2013 adding to his BSc (Hons) in Psychology. Dean started work within the plaster room and has worked his way through the departments, initially becoming Assistant Manager before being promoted to Laboratory Manager. Dean oversees the work coming into and out of the lab on a daily basis, making sure business and staff targets are met. Dean also spends his time helping out in various departments, from model work through to wire work, working also with quality assurance and personnel management. In his spare time Dean enjoys watching both rugby and football, and if the sun is out he can often be found on the golf course.