HEE Midlands and East
The Educational Supervisor: Kam Kalsi graduated from the University of Manchester in 1999 and went straight into general practice in Leicester. He has gained a wealth of experience and advanced training over the years and has had several posts before taking up the position of Principle dentist/clinical director at Willowbrook Dental.
Kam is an experienced dentist with special interest in restorative, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. Kam takes great pride in delivering high quality dentistry with a caring and empathetic approach and find enhancing and transforming his patients smiles immensely rewarding. Kam is committed to continuing professional development and gained his Member of Joint Dental Faculties Qualification in 2009 from the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), and has achieved a Diploma in Clinical Education from the Sheffield Hallam University in 2012. Kam has been an approved Foundation Dentist Trainer since 2006, and continues to enjoy supporting and training newly qualified dentists into becoming competent and confident dentists. He has also recently completed a postgraduate course in comprehensive orthodontics for general dentists.
The Practice: There are three modernised and fully equipped surgeries and also an orthodontic suite on the first floor. The practice is fully computerised with digital photography and intra-oral cameras. The practice prides itself on being a friendly, warm, and centrally located practice. We also have a ramped access, with two surgeries on the ground floor to cater for wheelchair users. Reception has split level desk for wheelchair users, and space in the waiting room to accommodate wheelchairs. We also have a large print practice leaflet, and a hearing loop. Most of our staff are multi-lingual and are able to interpret for our patients if required to do so.
Our practice provides a caring, relaxed and professional environment for patients. We are committed to ensuring we provide a high standard of ethical dentistry and have been awarded the BDA Good Practice Award since 2009 and we continue to hold this status. We are a ‘CQC Compliant Practice’ since 2011 and have been a foundation training practice since 2004. The practice has achieved the Investors in People Award in 2000. We also are committed to improving links with the community and provide Oral health education to the local population, and have been part of the Healthy Teeth Happy Smiles Initiative since 2016 and we are also an Advanced Starting Well Practice, which is another initiative run by the local area team and NHS England.
The Area: Leicester is a vibrant and busy city with lots to do and see. There are several shopping Centres, cinema complexes and places to eat, including the Highcross Shopping Centre, Fosse Park Shopping Centre, Cinema De Lux, Museums, Country Parks, and also our very own National Space Centre. There are great night clubs, bars, and restaurants to choose from.
Other Points of Interest: The practice has a fantastic record of Foundation dental training since 2004. We aim to provide our Foundation Dentists (FD) with the best possible start for the career in all aspects of clinical, leadership, staff and practice management skills which are key elements for future success in general dental practice. All our former FDs have valued their experience with the practice and have left with invaluable skills for their future careers.