Dr Balraj Dhami, known as Raj, graduated top of his year in 2003 from Manchester University with Honours. During his studies he won the SOMANDA prize for outstanding achievements in his examinations. In 2012 Raj was also awarded an MSc with Distinction in Restorative Dental Practice from the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute UCL. This has allowed him to treat more advanced and challenging restorative cases with a higher degree of precision and successful outcome.
Raj has been a principal dentist at Oakville Dental, a prestigious private practice in Birmingham, since 2010. In 2015, Raj was invited to become a principal dentist at Oakville Dental.
Raj has a keen passion for dentistry and takes great pride in his care of patients. He dedicates a lot of time to post graduate training and regularly attends courses to ensure he is always able to provide the latest treatment and techniques.
Raj is committed to ensuring all dentists maintain the highest standards in dentistry and in 2014 he joined the dental regulator, the General Dental Council. His role as an Investigating Committee Member is to assess complaints against dentists and to instigate appropriate training pathways and/or disciplinary procedures. Further to this in 2015, Raj also was selected to be a Dental Clinical Advisor for NHS England, again to assess and ensure dentists were delivering the best care possible.
Raj is married to Amita, who has also joined Oakville Dental as a principal dentist. They have 2 young children. Raj and his family have lived in Sutton Coldfield for over 10 years. He has a great affinity for sports and is planning on improving his golf swing.
I believe as dentists we are in a very privileged position to be able to improve and positively influence our patients’ dental health and also their general well being. I genuinely believe through treating all my patients with respect, involving them in all aspects of the decision making process, I will gain their trust and confidence, which will ensure a great working relationship.
I strive to deliver the highest standards of dental care in a caring and ethical manner. By ensuring I stay up to date with the latest treatments and techniques I can provide the best outcomes for all my patients.