Dr Lynch graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from University College Dublin, Ireland in 1976. He moved to Australia in 1978 and worked in general dental practice in Victoria. He graduated with a Master of Dental Science degree specialising in Endodontics from the University of Melbourne in 1986. He moved to Tasmania in 1994 with his family and worked with Oral Health Services Tasmania until 2002. He commenced private practice in Endodontics in 2002 in Hobart until the present. He currently works part time at Hobart Endodontics. He also supervises final year dental students from James Cook University on placement with Oral Health Services Tasmania one day per week. Apart from Endodontics Dr Lynch’s main interest is in gardening.