HERNDON DENTAL CENTER IS A FULL SERVICE PRIVATE DENTAL OFFICE. DR. HAKIM SPECIALIZES IN IMPLANTS, COSMETIC RESTORATIVE/RESTORATIVE, AND ENDODONTIC TREATMENT. DR. HAKIM ALSO TREATS ALL AREAS OF DENTAL NEEDS FROM PERIODONTAL SURGERY, ORTHODONTICS, FULL MOUTH RECONSTRUCTION AS WELL AS GENERAL DENTISTRY NEEDS AND SEDATION DENTISTRY. HERNDON DENTAL CENTER MAKES PATIENT CARE, EDUCATION AND TREATMENT A TOP PRIORITY, AS WELL AS MAINTAINING EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE. WE TREAT OUR PATIENTS LIKE FAMILY.
Education and Training
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Dean's Honor Roll Top 10, 1995-1999
- Medical College of Virginia
Professional Society Memberships
- Academy of General Dentistry
What do you attribute your success to?
LOVING AND CARING FOR PEOPLE
Areas of research
GRADUATED FROM HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY 1999 ON THE DEAN'S HONOR ROLL. FOLLOWING GRADUATION, ATTENDED TWO YEARS IN THE PROGRAM OF GENERAL PRACTICE AND DENTAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY (GPR), AT MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA (MCV) AND MCGUIRE VETERAN AFFAIRS HOSPITAL IN RICHMOND, VA. COMPLETED TRAINING IN ALL PHASES OF DENTAL IMPLANTOLOGY AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY MAXI COURSE. STRAIGHT WIRE ORTHODONTIC TRAINING AT UNITED STATES DENTAL INSTITUTE, LAS VEGAS INSTITUTE, AND SCOTTSDALE CENTER OF DENTISTRY.
TREAT FINANCIALLY DISTRESSED PATIENTS IN TIMES OF EMERGENCY, AVID SUPPORTER OF VA SMILES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMS
Favorite Place to Vacation
- ANYWHERE WARM AND BEAUTIFUL
Hobbies / Sports
- READING, SWIMMING, TRAVELING
Favorite professional publications
- AESTHETIC DENTISTRY
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