Laurie qualified from Sheffield University Dental School in 1993. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but particularly working with composite resin on front teeth and removable prosthetics. He has been working at the Causeway Dental Practice since 2000 and took over ownership in 2005. He is the current chair of Oxfordshire Local Dental Committee and a member of the British Dental Association.
He is very active in postgraduate study and was a part-time clinical lecturer at Bristol University Dental School for over five years. He was awarded the Schottlander Prize for outstanding achievement in prosthetic dentistry whilst studying for his postgraduate diploma in 2013. He is a keen advocate of dental research in primary care and is currently a principal investigator in the SCRiPT study, being run by Dundee University, testing two treatments for deep tooth decay.
He lives in Oxford with his family and enjoys live music, cycling and playing tennis.