Dr Zafar qualified in 2011 from Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan and after one year residency in all the related field’s of dentistry. He started working at a private practice and a year later he moved to United kingdom for a short stint. He did his clinical attachment at Luton & Dunstable university Hospital in Oral & Maxillofacial department. After returning to Pakistan, Dr Zafar passed his fellowship examination held by College of physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan and commenced training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department at one of the country’s prestigious Cancer Hospital in Lahore Pakistan. After working two years, he moved to Italy for further studies and training in the field of Periodontology. In January 2016, Dr Zafar commenced three year specialist training programme in Periodontology and implant dentistry at University of Turin, Italy and obtained his MSc (Periodontics) and MSc in Implant Dentistry, both with distinction. He has been awarded his Certificate of completion of specialist training(CCST) in Periodontology by European Federation of Periodontology(EFP). The same year he started his training in Turin, he passed examinations to attain full license to practice Dentistry in Malta.