An insight into our Core Dental team member: Dr Hashmat Popat

by Core Dental Group
Dr Hashmat Popat

Core Dental are proud of the passionate professionals who take care of your teeth. Highly qualified and committed to your comfort, our team are a varied and fascinating bunch.

Here you will get an insight into the people who keep your smile looking fresh and perfect.

An insight into Dr Hashmat PopatSpecialist Orthodontist at Core Dental, Caroline Springs and Wyndham

What is your role with CDG?

I am a Specialist Orthodontist.

When did you start and which Core Dental Group practice do you work at?

I joined the practice in February 2016. I work one day at Core Dental Caroline Springs and one day at Core Dental Wyndham.

What training did you do to get to this point in your career?

I completed a degree in dentistry in 2000 at Bristol University, UK.

I travelled to Australia in 2003 and worked in Sydney and Townsville for one year, before moving back to the UK in to complete my specialist training in orthodontics.

I worked in private practice and at Cardiff University for eight years before a change in career direction brought me back to Australia.

What do you love about working with CDG?

The staff at Core Dental are a close-knit team who are personable and down-to-earth. Core is a relaxed yet professional working environment.

What does your ideal day off entail?

Taking my daughters to school, exploring Melbourne’s surrounds on road bike and switching off from work!

What is your top tip for teeth that you’ve learned during your time in Dentistry?

Communicating with your patient effectively is the best way of providing quality clinical care.

You can find Hashmat Popat at Core Dental Caroline Springs and Core Dental Wyndham.