After qualifying as a dentist from the University of Newcastle in 2001, Parmjit relocated to London where he worked in general practice and at three undergraduate teaching hospitals. His specialist orthodontic training took place in London, Essex and Suffolk. He is trained to consultant level, the highest level for a UK orthodontist and has worked at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London and Ipswich Hospital as a locum consultant. Parmjit’s special interests include adult orthodontics (having completed an Master’s in smile aesthetics) as well as orthodontic retention, a subject area he has both lectured and published in. He provides the full range of orthodontic appliances including Incognito lingual braces and Invisalign.
He thoroughly enjoys teaching and has been awarded the Certificate in Learning and Teaching. He is a Professor of Orthodontics at the College of Medicine and Dentistry, Birmingham, where he is Course Director for the Master in Orthodontics and the Master in Clinical Orthodontics. He is also the orthodontic lead for the Diploma in Orthodontics that is delivered at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration in Accra, Ghana in collaboration with the City of London Dental School and runs a Certificate in Orthodontics in Istanbul, Turkey in collaboration with the Vesta Academy.
Parmjit is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and the European Orthodontic Society. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeon’s Licence in Dental Surgery (LDS), the Royal College of Surgeon’s Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy, the Royal College of Surgeon’s Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) and also examines for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses where he sits on the orthodontic committee. In addition to these roles, he is a clinical adviser at the General Dental Council as an expert witness providing independent, impartial clinical advice.
He spends his time between London and Spain and enjoys cycling, hiking and DIY in his spare time.