Dr Hashmat Popat gained his Bachelor of Dental Science from Bristol University, United Kingdom, in 2000. After graduating, he travelled to Australia to work at Sydney Dental Hospital and then for Queensland Health before moving back to the UK to complete his specialist orthodontic training at Cardiff University in 2008.
Hashmat continued to work for Cardiff University while completing a PhD. During this time he also led the undergraduate orthodontic dental course at the School of Dentistry and took a senior academic role on the Specialty Training Programme, which prepares postgraduate dentists to become specialist orthodontists. He has published over 30 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and conducted research projects in all aspects of orthodontics, including Invisalign®.
Hashmat has a wide range of clinical experience, having worked alongside general dentists and other dental specialists treating multi-disciplinary orthodontic cases. Dr HHe is also a Clinical Tutor in Orthodontics at Melbourne University.