Dr Keay received his Bachelor of Dental Science degree with Honours and his Masters of Dental Science from the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Society of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, and a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
After graduating as a dentist in 1980, he worked as Dentist -in-Charge at Monto and then Ipswich Hospital Dental Clinics. After completing orthodontic training in 1990, he worked at Children’s Oral Health Service, Royal Children’s Hospital before commencing private practice at Sunnybank and Ferny Hills. As a former President of the Australian Orthodontic Society (Queensland branch), he maintains an active interest in the society and regularly attends state and national study meetings.