About Navin Hukmani, DDS

Navin Hukmani, DDS

Orthodontist located in Leesburg, VA & South Riding, VA

Navin Hukmani, DDS is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics who offers compassionate and comprehensive orthodontic services at Lansdowne Orthodontics in Leesburg, VA and South Riding, VA. Dr. Hukmani uses his exceptional clinical skills to provide the most up-to-date orthodontic techniques for both adults and children. Also, he specializes in growth modification treatment and airway focused orthodontics for the treatment of sleep apnea and related issues such as TMJ pain and discomfort.

Graduating with bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering and biochemistry from the University of Maryland at College Park, Dr. Hukmani later earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore Dental School, graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors. In 2002, Dr. Hukmani completed his residency in orthodontics and dento-facial orthopedics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

In 2007, Dr. Hukmani voluntarily completed requirements to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. This effort in continuing education is unique in that it applies earlier classroom work and conventional continuing education to the real world of patient care, culminating in the presentation of treatment results for critical review by a panel of nationally respected peers. This certification includes a written examination, oral exam, and case presentations, and he will also undergo rigorous re-examination maintenance at scheduled intervals through his career.

Besides his diplomate training, Dr. Hukmani is associated with the American Association of Orthodontists, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society, and the National Dental Honors Society

Dr. Hukmani and his wife, Monica, have lived in the Washington metropolitan area for more than 35 years. Dr. Hukmani and his family love a variety of outdoor sports, traveling, and photography to record their wonderful memories.


  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, Nebraska; Certificate In Orthodontics
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland; DDS, Magna Cum Laude Graduate
  • University of Maryland, School of Engineering, College Park, Maryland; BS in Chemical Engineering
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; BS in Biochemistry

Dental Area of Focus:

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Notable Achievements, Certifications, Recognitions:

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (2000)
  • National Dental Honor Society
  • Professional School Scholarship (1999 to 2000)
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission
  • State Scholarship Administration
  • Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society (1998 to Present)
  • Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland
  • Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society (1998 to Present)
  • Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland
  • Maryland Senatorial Scholarship (1991, 1994, 1996 to 2000)
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission
  • State Scholarship Administration
  • Maryland General State Scholarship (1992, 1993, 1995)
  • Maryland Higher Education Commission State Scholarship Administration

Dental Industry Associations/Organizations:

  • American Association of Orthodontists (2000 to Present)
  • Virginia Dental Association (2002 to Present)
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society (2002 to Present)
  • American Dental Association (1996 to Present)
  • Maryland State Dental Association (1998 to Present)
  • Korean-American Student Dental Association (1998 to 2000)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1994 to 1995)
  • American Chemical Society (1994 to 1995)

Hometown:  Rockville, MD

Hobbies/Interests: Weight training, hiking, traveling, nature photography