Dr Balraj Dhami
Job Title: Principal Dentist
Dr Balraj (Raj) Dhami 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. Since graduating Raj has worked in general practice and in 2006 moved to a private dental practice in Coventry. Raj has a keen interest in orthodontics and has completed an extensive number of cases over the previous 7 years, using traditional orthodontic braces and clearstep. Raj is currently undertaking his five year MSc at the world renowned Eastman Dental Institute, London. This has allowed him to plan and treat more advanced and demanding cases, with the use of crown and bridgework, with a higher degree of precision and successful outcome. During his time at the Eastman, Raj has developed a special interest in periodontics (treatment of gum disease). This included further training in the treatment of advanced periodontal disease cases with both surgical and non-surgical techniques. He hopes to pursue this area of specialisation further. Raj is also undertaking his MJDF from the The Royal College of Surgeons. In 2010 Raj accepted an invitation to become a partner at Oakville Dental Health Centre. He is committed to working with the team to maintain Oakville as a leading Birmingham Dental Practice offering high quality dentistry to the local community. Raj grew up in the West Midlands and has a great affinity for the area. He is married and lives locally. He has a passion for travelling, sports and more recently is working on improving his golf swing.