After graduating from University of Otago, New Zealand in 1990, he became clinical tutor at the Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, UM.
In 1993, he joined the Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London, where he was a part-time honorary senior house officer. He completed an MSc in Oral Surgery from Eastman in 1996 and was awarded the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeon, UK.
He returned to Malaysia as a lecturer at the Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, UM. He was awarded the Fellowship of the International Congress of Implantologist and is a member of The International Team for Implantology (ITI). He has since placed more than 1000 dental implants.
Dr Firdaus is also a pioneer in the field of virtual surgery – surgical placement of implant. He is also keen in the analysis of “immediate loaded implants”. He has lectured both in Europe as well as Asia. Namely Germany, Finland, Belgium as well as Singapore and Indonesia. And is actively attending dental global conferences.