Dr Hikmat is a specialist orthodontist on the GDC specialist list for Orthodontics.
Dr Hikmat attained her dental degree from University of Sheffield. She has gained a broad postgraduate experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery, restorative dentistry, and special needs dentistry. Dr Hikmat subsequently undertook her specialist orthodontic training at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital, London and the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton. She attained her Membership in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and achieved a Masters in Orthodontics from King’s College London.
She has carried out research in orthodontic materials and their practical application. She has presented and published internationally.
Her clinical interests include interceptive treatments and functional appliances in children and aesthetic treatment options for adult patients. She has a wide range of experience in a variety orthodontic appliances and bracket systems. She is experienced in Damon braces, Invisalign® and certified in the use of the Win and Forestadent 2D lingual brace system.