Dr Alkesh Patel is an experienced, forward-thinking dentist. Alkesh qualified in 2000 studying BDS (Lon) MFGDP (UK). He also achieved DiplmpDent RCS (Eng) with continued education with Implantology in 2008 at The Royal College of Surgeons in London.

He spends most of his time at the surgery replacing missing teeth with implants – providing an excellent long-lasting alternative to dentures. Beechwood Smile Centre is pleased to be able to offer this revitalised treatment option to their clients.

Alkesh has an engineering background and is very passionate about using the latest technology and techniques. For example, the practice uses an Intraoral Scanner for placing implants, as we want to optimise your treatment comfort and outcomes.

Alkesh is passionate about teaching and has been a Dental Foundation Trainer since 2004. He also has an Advanced Certificate in Supervision Skills and educates newly graduated Dentists and Nurses regularly.

Not only does Alkesh love to teach, he often travels to attend new courses to learn from the best about the latest developments. He is committed to continually improving his knowledge and skills so he can remain at the forefront of new enhancements and techniques to provide his clients with the best results and service possible.
Alkesh enjoys spending time with his two children when he is not at the practice. His interests also include travelling and golf.


Like with any service the most important thing is the people providing it, in the case of the Beechwood Smile Centre they excel as a team.


I feel that the staff is knowledgeable and take the time to explain treatments well.


There is a peaceful, professional but friendly atmosphere. The appointments e-mail reminder service is an added bonus.


Very good quality dental treatment. Courteous treatment throughout the practice.


I have been a patient here for approximately 30 years. The staff are always friendly and helpful and my family and I have had excellent dental care over the years . My current dentist continues to give me superb care. She has a quiet, friendly and professional manner.


The dentist was patient and explained things clearly to me and my 14 year old daughter which made us relaxed.


All staff have provided excellent service to me over the past very many years.


The staff are efficient as well as friendly and the appointment times are kept. Reliable and professional service.


The staff were very friendly and made me feel at ease and comfortable whilst they were working on my teeth.


Beechwood is a pleasant surgery to come to and everyone is natural and friendly. The treatment is good and it is easy to free park in the area.


Friendly staff and my dentist is great. Doesn’t make me feel anxious and always does a good job.