Dieter J. Moya, D.D.S.

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Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Houston

Dieter J. MoyaDr. 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 where he completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and affiliated with 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.

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Professional Organizations

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

Houston Oral Surgeon who speaks the following languages:

  • Spanish
  • English
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeonsAmerican Board of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryAmerican College of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeonsTexas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeonsAmerican Dental Association

“I can truly and comfortably say that Dr. Moya is the best oral surgeon in Houston.”

– Dr. Van Slate

Houston Oral Surgery Associates

5 out of 5 stars based on 26 Dr. Dieter J. Moya reviews.

Patient Review By LaVonne H

Great location. Great service and staff. Best results.

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Patient Review By Eleanor A

Very lovely staff and very knowledgeable doctor

- Eleanor A

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Patient Review By Ruth C

Very professional, efficient, and well run office. I felt comfortable asking questions of the staff and Dr. Moya. All the follow up appointments were appreciated. Highly recommend.

- Ruth C

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Patient Review By Daniela C

Everything was great from experience in the office to the surgery and recovery.

- Daniela C

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Patient Review By Jerome V

Had two teeth removed. No pain, no problems.

- Jerome V

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Patient Review By Ramiro E

Exceptional service!

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Patient Review By Abdullah S

Very easy, very quick service. Dr. Moya and his staff had the knowledge and experience to make a smooth process from the very first consultation through the one week after follow up appointment and it showed. Highly recommended.

- Abdullah S

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Patient Review By Allison B

Thank you Dr Moya and staff for a great experience. From the consultation to follow up after surgery, I was pleased with everything. I was very nervous but was assured that all would be okay. I followed all the instructions and everything went just as they said it would. Dr. Moya answered all my questions before and called me after to make sure I was doing okay at home. Highly recommend!

- Allison B

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Patient Review By MICHAEL E

Dr. Moya and the entire staff were very friendly and made me feel totally comfortable. Dr. Moya fully explained the procedure and the necessity for it. They scheduled the procedure a few days later and a followup visit one week later. I was very impressed by the entire experience! I would definitely recommend them. Great job to all!

- MICHAEL E

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Patient Review By Tonya P

Dr. Moya and his staff made a horrible situation bearable. I can not thank them enough for helping my mother. The patience both showed with her stole my heart and made believe that they genuinely care about their patients.

- Tonya P

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Patient Review By Crystal M

I was referred to Houston oral Surgery associates by my dentist and I'm so glad she did. They have the best service. I never waited more than 5 minutes to be seen. Dr. Moya is amazing if I could see him for everything teeth related I honestly would. The dental assistants as well are amazing. All of them! Overall a great experience. If you need any oral surgery done pick them.

- Crystal M

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Patient Review By Anna E

I was thoroughly impressed with Houston Oral Surgery. After hearing many wisdom teeth horror stories, I couldn’t have been happier with my experience. The surgery only took an hour, Dr. Moya gave me a detailed recovery “playbook” which I followed and ended up having zero pain or swelling. It was amazing! I was completely back to normal after 4 days. Overall, everyone was very professional, courteous, and I felt like I was in good hands the entire time. I highly recommend them to anyone needing to get their wisdom teeth removed!

- Anna E

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Patient Review By Mary Jo B

Dr. Moya and his staff are exceptional. I was nervous about the implant procedure but was walked through every step and had all of my questions answered. Thank you to the staff for your professionalism and thank you Dr. Moya for your excellence!

- Mary Jo B

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Patient Review By JIMMY J

Dr. Moya and his staff were excellent in taking care of my tooth extraction. All were very friendly and professional, and made my surgery a smooth process. Will definitely come here again if surgery is needed.

- JIMMY J

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Patient Review By Annastacia G

I cannot express how relaxed I felt from my very first visit. I expressed to Dr. Moya that in my 47 years of living his was the first and only doctors office I did not cry in. I still need extensive work done.. but now I can start my journey of achieving my goal but this time without fear of the dentist. Thank you ladies.. and Thank you Dr. Moya!

- Annastacia G

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Patient Review By Lela P

Dr. Moya and his staff did a wonderful job making me at ease with the decision I made to have my mandibular tori removed. Dr. Moya is excellent at his job!

- Lela P

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Patient Review By Eryka R

Good experience, I was very nervous about going under but the staff talk me through it.

- Eryka R

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Patient Review By Clare L

Dr Moya amazing surgeon, had no issues and was assured that it would be easy and painless procedure. All comments were on point. So appreciative to all staff and Dr Moya.

- Clare L

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Patient Review By Amy E

We had a great experience with Dr. Moya. The staff is friendly and professional and the care fantastic.

- Amy E

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Patient Review By Heather H

I highly recommend Dr. Moya and his staff. The implant process was almost a year, but Dr. Moya walked me through each step of the way. He is very personable, very knowledgeable, and very good at what he does. I hope that I do not need another implant in the future, but if I do, Dr. Moya will be my first call. Thank you for a job well done.

- Heather H

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