Dr. Dieter Moya, DDS

Dr. Dieter Moya, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dieter J. Moya is originally from Mexico City but spent a great part of his early life in Minneapolis, Minnesota. From a very young age, he began developing a profound interest in the dental and medical fields. He attended the prestigious Universidad Intercontinental School of Dentistry in Mexico City formerly affiliated to Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. As a dental student, his inclinations toward the surgical and medical aspects of dentistry quickly developed and by his junior year he was assisting and working for an elite group of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He graduated top of his class in 1993 and started a surgical internship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The American British Cowdray Hospital. In 1994, he moved to Texas were he completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and affiliated Baylor College of Medicine hospitals. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of both The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has been on staff at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Memorial City since 1998. Dr Moya is fluent in Spanish and is also actively involved in several professional associations. His clinical interests include dental implants, bone grafting, oral pathology, facial trauma, reconstructive, and pediatric oral surgery. When not caring for his patients, Dr. Moya enjoys spending quality time with family and close friends. He is an avid downhill skier & scuba diver holding five underwater advanced certifications and also participates in several local races & Triathlons every year.

7500 San Felipe St Ste 300

Houston, TX 77063

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Moya "The surgical staff at Houston Oral Surgery Associates are experienced and caring assistants who aid in administration of anesthesia, surgery, and overall flow of patient care. They are all CPR /nitrous oxide certified and highly trained in the assistance and management of medical emergencies.  But most importantly, they truly understand and care about the feelings of apprehension most patients go through at the time of surgery."

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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Physical Examination
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universidad Intercontinental School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Moya has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Moya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Greater Houston Dental Society, Member
  • Hispanic Dental Association, Member
  • Houston Hispanic Dental Society, Member
  • Houston Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • Texas Dental Association, Member
  • Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Member
  • The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • The American College of Oral Implantology, Member
  • The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Member
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Member

Dr. Moya's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Moya to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Moya's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Kingwood TX |
Dr. Moya and his staff are competent, caring and very compassionate. He truly wants the very best outcome for all of his patients. I've had many procedures performed, and he has always taken the time to explain what will happen before, during and after. I am not always an obedient patient, but he helped me understand how my bad habits were an impediment to the healing process. I highly recommend Dr. Moya.
in Houston, TX |
Moya removed my wisdom teeth. His bedside manner was atrocious and aftercare non-existent. I developed dry socket, and returned to his office several times following the surgery. Only the 4th visit did he see me - only his assistants had seen me prior. I was in excruciating pain, he walked in, insulted me, said "I told you, you should have done this when you were 14, now you're old, you should expect a bad recovery" and walked out. Despicable. Do NOT see him. Go to OMSH instead
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Moya is a very gifted oral surgeon, but he is not a kind human being. He speaks condescendingly to patients frightening. On both occasions he has been rude, unkind, abrupt. He lectured our daughter and us and then proceeded to jerk our daughter's mouth open when she was unable to open it as wide as he thought it should be after surgery. His assistant tried to apologize for him. Astonishing that a man so bright and so gifted could simultaneously exhibit such lack of character.
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Dr. Moya accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
    DHA Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Dental

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Hospitals where Dr. Moya has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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