Learn more about Ali & Farah

Meet Ali & Farah, husband & wife leading the team at Sherwood Dental Practice

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Meet Dr Farah Alam our Invisalign expert and Clinical Lead

Dr Alam completed her first degree in Physiology in 2005 and went on to study Dentistry at Barts and The Royal London School of Dentistry. She graduated as a dentist in 2010 and completed her foundation training in Acocks Green in Birmingham. She worked as an associate in a busy inner-city practice in Leicester prior to joining Sherwood Dental Practice as a practice partner in 2012.

She has a special interest in orthodontics (braces) and has completed her MSc in Orthodontics at Warwick University. As well as this she has also completed her Diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy (Clear braces) and is also one of a handful of dentists in Birmingham to hold the Diamond level Invisalign provider status. She is considered as a highly experienced Invisalign Provider and treats hundreds of cases each year from simple to complex in both adults and teenagers. Due to her level of experience she is also a Clinical Speaker for Invisalign and has been involved in leading local Invisalign Study Groups to help other dentists understand how to use the system.

In her spare time Dr Alam enjoys spending time with her husband (Dr Ali) and her two young children. 

“Investing in yourself and smile is a big decision and you should feel confident that your provider understands your concerns and can confidently deliver your desired results.

I have successfully treated hundreds of patients with the Invisalign now a Diamond level provider as well as a speaker for Invisalign.

Every smile that we create at Sherwood Dental is crafted with love and the upmost attention to detail. I genuinely enjoy getting to understand my all of my patient’s individual needs and supporting them throughout treatment. From day one the team and I take the time to understand your smile goals and what you want to achieve from treatment. Clinical excellence is imperative to me and ensuring I deliver the best results possible for my patients is something I never compromise on. I have completed a Masters in orthodontics (tooth straightening) as well as a Diploma in clear aligner therapy so you feel assured that you are in safe experienced hands.

I look forward to meeting you.”


Meet Dr Ali our Principal and Clinical Lead

Dr Ali is the Principal and Clinical Lead at Sherwood Dental Practice.  He graduated from Guys & St Thomas Hospital (London) in 1999 and completed his Foundation Training year in Royal Leamington Spa in 2000.

He worked in several practices in the Midlands before setting up Sherwood Dental Practice in 2003.

He has been a long-standing  Vocational Trainer for the West Midlands Deanery and has mentored several dentists starting out in their NHS careers. He regularly delivers lectures to dentists on the Solihull VT scheme and is also a coach and mentor for Midlands and East Regional Dental Faculty.

He has previously been invited to lecture dentists on the Business side of Dentistry including; the Royal College of Surgeons in London and the entire Invisalign UK sales team at Align Technology Headquarters.

He is a member of the Central England Specialists Peer review group and has also attended multiple post graduate courses in Europe and the UK.

He has trained under some industry leading experts and completed several hands-on courses in composite bonding, Invisalign , business management ,Implant placement and Digital Dentistry.

He has previously been awarded the Best Young Dentist in the Midlands and has appeared in several articles including the Solihull Observer , Dentistry Magazine, The Sikh Times, Mercedes enthusiast  and the Irish Post. He has also been a dental advisor to Asian network radio and the Danny Kelly Radio Show. He is a great fan of Instagram and regularly posts updates on the developments at the practice under the name designerdentist.

Dr. Ali has a very caring and relaxed bedside manner and particularly experienced in treating anxious patients. He has carried out thousands of successful procedures involving tooth whitening, composite bonding , white fillings ,veneers , crowns and bridges. Most of his crown and bridge work is carried out using a digital iTero scanner which avoids the use of impression materials. He is also a registered Invisalign braces provider and is trained in Implant placement.

Dr. Ali is married to Dr Farah Alam and together they have  two young children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and taking his dog Lexi on long country walks. Dr Ali is a serious petrol head and car enthusiast. He has owned a number of sports cars and has restored several classic cars. He often seen outside in the carpark looking at cars with his patients. He also enjoys gardening and landscaping, painting with acrylics, interior design and property renovation.