Dr van Lierop is passionate about modern adhesive techniques in direct restoratives and all porcelain restorations. His firm belief in the power of shared knowledge and his interactive and practical lecture style has has seen him present numerous cases and concepts to local and international colleagues. This inlcudes conferences in South Africa, Africa, Europe and the Middle East where he facilitated numerous lectures and workshops on direct anterior and postrior restorations.
In 2010 Dr van Lierop was a founding member of The South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (SAAAD) and currently serves on the executive as Vice President. Jean is a long standing member and a registered speaker of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and a member of the SAACD (South African Academy of Computerised Dentistry)