Dr. Hikal received his BSc degree (Dental surgery and oral medicine ) in 2000 from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Alexandria . Following his graduation, Dr. Hikal practiced dentistry in the Egyptian ministry of health in his newly established dental office. After a few years in practice, Dr. Hikal moved to practice in Saudi Arabia. During this time, he obtained a diploma in Oral Surgery.

In 2009, he moved his family to Canada and entered a qualifying program at the University of Toronto and obtained his DDS degree at U of T in 2014 . He has practiced as a dental associate in Ottawa ever since. His patient reviews confirm that Dr. Hikal is a hard worker with excellent communication skills and is passionate about his work. He provides a full range of general dentistry with a focus on oral surgery and implants. He is also licensed to perform dental treatment under nitrous oxide and oral sedation. He continually tries to improve upon his skills so as to provide the best care for his patients in the fields of implant surgery, Invisalign and IV sedation.