Dr Tayob qualified at University of Western Cape in Cape Town South Africa (now merged with University of Stellenbosch), in 1988. After practicing in Johannesburg City for about 10 years, he established Clinica Elim in Maputo in June 1999.
Dr Tayob has attended various post graduate courses over the years in all areas namely endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, implantology and continues keeps abreast of latest technology and treatment. He maintains contact with the various dental specialists in South Africa.
His other studies have included reflexology, acupuncture and homoeopathy.