Rachel Garraway graduated from the University of Qld with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) in 1992. She worked in private practice in Toowoomba before returning to university to undertake specialty training in periodontics. She was awarded the Australian Periodontology Research Foundation prize for her publication on Periodontal Regeneration. In 1997 she travelled to London to accept a position in the Department of Periodontology at the Royal London Hospital.
Rachel has spent time lecturing and demonstrating in Periodontics at the University of Qld Dental School and lectures extensively on dental implants and potential complications.
She is a Speaker and Fellow of the ITI (International Team for Oral Implantology), currently the President for ANZAP (Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists) and a Member of the Board of Studies (Periodontics) for RACDS.