Clarence is originally from Toronto, Canada, where she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery and General Practice Residency at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto, respectively. Clarence’s practice is limited to cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She is well-published to both the local and international dental press, writing articles, reviewing and developing prototype products and techniques in clinical dentistry. She frequently and continually lectures internationally.
Clarence is the immediate past Chairperson and Director of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is currently the only individual in Australasia to hold Board-Certified Accredited Member Status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Clarence is a Key Opinion Lead for multinational dental companies Kuraray Noritake, J Morita Corp, Hu-Friedy, Henry Schein, Ivoclar Vivadent, DentsplySirona, Kerr, GC Australasia and is the only Voco Fellow in Australia and New Zealand.
She holds Fellowship status with the International Academy for DentoFacial Esthetics. She sits on the Board of Smiles For the Pacific, an educational trust and charity for dental professional development across the South Pacific. She is involved with Delta Gamma Sorority in impaired vision-centric projects based in New Zealand