About Dr Farooq Ahmed

Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist

BDS, MSc, MDPH, MFDS, MOrth, FDSRCS (Orth), FHEA, GDC no. 178515

Dr Farooq Ahmed works as a consultant orthodontist and specialist orthodontist.

Dr Farooq Ahmed receiving the gold medal at the Royal College of Surgeons England
Dr Farooq Ahmed hosting his first podcast
Dr Farooq Ahmed’s charity work seeing cleft patients in Gujrat
Farooq's IPR course in London
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Farooq works as a consultant orthodontist and specialist orthodontist. Within his roles Farooq has gained a variety of skills, knowledge and experience. He is able to treat both simple straightening of teeth as well as complex bites both to a very high standard.

He has worked in private practice since 2015, in a variety of practices across the country. He prides himself in effective communication, putting the patient at the centre of their orthodontic journey.

Farooq enjoys being involved in teaching and learning. This has led him to occupy a number of roles in teaching. Currently he is the lead trainer at Northwick Park Hospital, where he trains future orthodontists in established and contemporary techniques.

He contributes to the wider orthodontic community through presentations and scientific publications. His recent outlet has been of an orthodontic podcast, which aims to provide a summary of key information for orthodontists worldwide. Farooq is a committee member of the British Orthodontic Society’s Consultant Orthodontic Group (COG), where he works with colleagues on national matters.

Farooq has a keen interest in charity and he travelled to Gujrat, Pakistan to the first cleft hospital in the region. He helped develop the cleft service to incorporate orthodontic treatment and currently advises the hospital in a consultancy role.

Career progression​


Appointed examiner for the Royal College of England Membership in Orthodontics exam


Appointed to the Clinical Governance Group of the British Orthodontic Society 

Editorial board of Seminars in Orthodontics Journal


Appointed orthodontist at Treehouse Dental in North London


Host of Orthodontics in Summary podcast www.orthoinsummary.com.

Appointed orthodontist at Westbourne Grove Dental in Notting Hill.


Appointed committee member to the Consultant Orthodontic Group of the British Orthodontic Society.


Appointed consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and at Northwick Park Hospital
Appointed lead of aligners at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.


Appointed orthodontist at Crouch Hall Dental Care  in North London

Became examiner for the MFDS dental exam with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Undertook advanced training to become a consultant orthodontist at the Royal London Hospital


Won the gold metal from the Royal College of Surgeons England for the Morth examination
First appointment as specialist orthodontist in private practice in Manchester at Bosden Farm Dental.


Won best clinical presentation at the University of Manchester.


Specialist training to become an orthodontist at the University of Manchester.


Completed dental school from the University of Manchester.