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Rishi Popat, DMD, DMSc. is a North Central Phoenix native and Ivy-League trained orthodontist. He received his specialty Certificate in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics at Harvard University and concurrently received his second Doctoral degree in Oral Biology from Harvard Medical School located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Popat was the only American dentist accepted to Harvard’s internationally renowned orthodontic residency in a class of five. Prior to completing Harvard’s dual degree four-year orthodontic residency, Dr. Popat practiced general dentistry for two years where he provided comprehensive dental care to help the underserved population in downtown Phoenix. Throughout his professional career as a general dentist and then as an orthodontic specialist, Dr. Popat treats every patient as if they are his family.

 Meet Your Orthodontist – Dr. Rishi Popat