Up until early 2003 Phillip ran a successful dental practice together with 3 other dentists and 3 full-time hygienists. He has been involved in teaching dental practice management since 1995, his activities culminating in forming Prime Practice P/L.
Through Prime, he has helped hundreds of dentists to reach their goals, increase their income, and enjoy their practices more. He has lectured extensively around Australia and New Zealand on practice management topics including the Federal ADA convention in Brisbane in 2001 the NSW ADA Convention in Newcastle in 2002, and was the visiting ADA interstate lecturer for South Australia in 2003. In 2005 he was invited to Beijing to speak to large groups on "Practice Management" and "Latest trends in Clinical Dentistry".
In July 2005 he became a director of Practice Sale Search P/L