Dr Manoj S Parmar BDS (Sheff), MJDF(RCS), MFDS(RCSEd), PGCert(Implantology), Manoj has been working at AIDP since graduating in 1998. From October 2000, he has been the principle dentist after taking over the practice from Bill Cooper. During this period the practice has built upon its pre-existing reputation of being a center for high quality dentistry.
Manoj has completed numerous post-graduate courses involving advanced restorative dentistry, occlusion, treatment planning and implant dentistry. In 2011 he was awarded membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of London and Edinburgh.
Between the years of 2002 and 2006, Manoj has held a post as clinical lecturer in restorative dentistry to 4th year undergraduates at the University of Birmingham. He still continues to teach post-graduate dentists on various subjects ranging from Smile Design to Dental implants. To further develop his teaching skills, he is currently undertaking a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education at the University of Dundee.
Manoj’s passion in dentistry lies in the field of implant dentistry and he is in the process of completing his Masters degree at the University of Central Lancashire, due to complete in 2013. He holds professional memberships with the “International Team of Implantology” and “Association of Dental Implantology”.
Dr Dipesh Parmar Dipesh graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2010 and has been at the practice since. Dipesh finished university scooping many prizes at an undergraduate level and has continued his further education since completing his degree.
His main interest lies in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, especially in the field of composite restorations (white fillings). He has undergone numerous courses and seminars related to this subject and went on to win the The Conservative Composite Smile at the Smile Awards 2012, the youngest dentist ever to do so. The nationally recognised competition involved submitting before and after pictures of a patient treated with cosmetic bonding; which can be found in the smile gallery.
His week is currently split working at the practice, teaching students at Birmingham Dental Hospital and studying in further education.
Earlier this year Dipesh also successfully gained Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF), an institutional membership that involved sitting a verbal and written examination.
In addition, he is a member of Birmingham Local Dental Committee.
In his spare time he is a keen drummer and enjoys learning about photography.
Dr Bill Cooper Bill graduated at Birmingham University in 1962. In 1967, after five years on the full-time staff of the dental school he was awarded a PhD for his research on tooth development. In the same year he set-up this practice and has worked here ever since. He is well respected in the profession and is an inspiration to us all.
In recent years he has written a book called 'First Bite! The Tooth Book'. It is intended to encourage would-be dentists to pursue a career in Dentistry and to explain items of treatment that dentists may propose to their patients. It can be downloaded from his website www.firsttoothbook.com
Miki Murashima EDH Miki completed her diploma in dental hygiene in Japan in 1988 where she continued to work for another four years. She then went on to re-qualify at the University of Leeds in 1995. In addition to working at Acorn Dental Practice, Miki also works at another two practices one of which is based in London. Miki's aim is to build a strong relationship with each of her patients and to provide quality hygiene therapy and oral hygiene education. She regularly attends conferences and courses to keep abreast of modern advances in dental hygiene therapy.
Nisha Parmar BSc (hons), PGDip Dental Practice Management Nisha started working at AIDP in 2003 initially as a receptionist. With a Bachelors degree in Business she went on to undertake a Diploma in "Dental Practice Management", which she successfully completed in 2011.
As well as maintaing the smooth running of the practice, Nisha is very much a "peoples person" and loves the interaction with our patients. She, along with the supporting team, will strive to ensure that all our patients are made to feel welcome and receive the best care here at AIDP.