About Your Dentist
“Dentists make the world a better place one smile at a time.”
“My personal mission is to provide high quality dental care, no matter the age of the patient. Everyone deserves a healthy smile that they are proud of. I strive to provide compassionate dental care where the patient feels comfortable and is excited to visit the dental office.”
Education & Continuing Education
University of Houston, B.S. in Biology, Minor in Health - Houston TX
Howard University College of Dentistry, DDS - Washington, D.C.
Dr. Moreno is certified in Invisalign® treatment and administering Nitrous Oxide.
Dr. Moreno is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Hispanic Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Moreno is a Los Angeles native but grew up in Houston. She has also lived in Washington, D.C., where she completed her dental studies! Dr. Moreno loves to travel – Cancun being one of her favorite vacation spots. On the weekends, Dr. Moreno and her husband, Tim, love trying out new restaurants or going to the park on walks with their daughter, Sophia, and their two dogs, Luna and Louie! During their spare time, Dr. Moreno and her husband love to brew beer. They also like to check out local breweries to get ideas for their next batch!
“The best thing one can wear is a beautiful smile.”
“My goal is to improve the health and lives of my patients by utilizing the best that dentistry has to offer. Our smiles are important to our self-image and presentation to the world, and the health of our mouth is a gateway to the health of our whole body. It needs to be prioritized as such.”
The University of Texas Health and Science Center – Houston, TexasDoctor of Dental Surgery & Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of the Philippines – Manila, PhilippinesDoctor of Dental Medicine
Awards & Continuing Education
Nation Dean's List 1989, 1990, 1991
Southwest Society of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons Award - May 1992
All American Scholars 1991-1992
America's Top Dentists by Consumer Research Council of America 2004, 2005
Top Cosmetic Dentist - Houston 2015 & 2018
Occlusion Plus - University of Pacific
Occlusion Mini Residency with Dr. Jeff Morley
Esthetic Continuum - University of California San Francisco
100+ hours of Continuing Education in Esthetic, Root Canal and Laser Treatment
Dr. Hakym is an active member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Life & Hobbies
Born in Pakistan and raised in the Philippines, Dr. Hakym has been a Texas native since 1985. When she isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. Hakym enjoys traveling the world and has enjoys traveling the world and has learned Spanish while living in Barcelona. Dr. Hakym has fun when bowling, interior decorating, baking, watching movies, and spending time with her wonderful son!