Born in New Zealand and commenced training in Dental Technology 1964, graduating 1969 and moved to Australia 1970
Established " Wallis Franklin Ceramist" 1973
Clients include several prominent Prosthodontists
Past technical advisor to the graduate prosthodontics degree University of Sydney
Lectured in Australia and New Zealand
Inventor of innovative direct live colour technique and author of article of : " Birth of a Central" using the live build up technique with a clear porcelain mixed with a liquid adding the desired colours visually seen direct in the patients mouth before intering to produce a predictable accurate outcome.
Published in " Dental technologies " magazine in France and UK 2000.
Invited member of the prestigious Oral Design group run by the world renowned Master Ceramist Mr. WilliGeller