Dr. Poonam Jethwa qualified from the University of Leeds in 2013 where she won multiple awards including the Dentsply Gold Medal and Percy Leigh Award for most meritorious performance of the year.
After completing her initial dental training, Dr. Jethwa continued her professional development by pursuing training in oral surgery and spent a year working in hospital under specialist oral surgery consultants in Leeds. Following this, Poonam has had years of experience working as a general dentist caring for patients all over the Midlands including Birmingham, Nottingham, Loughborough and Leicester.
Poonam is passionate about providing the best quality of care for her patients and has recently completed a year-long course in Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry in London. This course has allowed her to hone her skills in complex dental procedures such as aesthetic dental fillings, crowns, and bridges. Poonam is constantly striving to develop her skills and is planning on doing further courses in the future to work towards a diploma in aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Her commitment to continuing education reflects her dedication to providing the highest standard of care to her patients.
Dr. Jethwa is known for her gentle and compassionate approach towards her patients. She prides herself on her patient communication and loves to spend time getting to know her patients and discussing their treatment needs. She takes the time to explain procedures in clear and simple language to patients, using visual aids and digital technology to enhance understanding. Her calm and reassuring demeanour helps to put even the most anxious patients at ease, ensuring a positive and comfortable dental experience.
Outside of dentistry, Poonam loves to travel and has spent a lot of time in Southeast Asia. She is passionate about giving back to the community and has previously volunteered for a dental charity in Vietnam using her expertise to provide pain relieving treatment and promote oral health education in the rural villages. Poonam is a foodie and enjoys eating and cooking food from all over the world. You can often find her in the garden making home-made pizzas in her pizza oven.