Maria Teresa Hizon
Maria Teresa Hizon attended prestigious University of the Philippines for her first Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1985. She eventually put up her own private practice in the Philippines.
Graduated from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, the oldest dental school in the world, with a DDS in 2010. There, she further honed her clinical skills, updated and reinforced her knowledge base in dentistry.
Dr . Hizon sincerely feels it is her calling to tend to her patients' oral health care needs, provide comfort and relief to those in pain and suffering. Her gift of communication and making connection goes a long way in making patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair. She is an active member of the American Dental Association/California Dental Association and has regularly updated her clinical skills with continuing education courses in her areas of interest. Her particular interests include prosthodontics and oral surgery but enjoys providing comprehensive care as a general dentist. She speaks fluent English and Filipino, and is conversant in Spanish and German.
Dr. Lim received her DMD degree from the University of the East,Philippines where she placed 13th in the dental board exams out of a field of 1500 plus examinees. After graduation, she set out on her own to plant her roots in the East bay area of Northern California where she practiced dentistry for 14 years in Hayward and Dublin before moving to Southern California to practice in the Torrance area. She has been in practice for a total of 27 years.
Dr. Lim has catered her services to both children and adults though care for the elderly has a special place in her heart. Having acted as a caregiver for an ailing parent for many years, she is sensitive to the needs and special touch that seniors need and deserve.
She is active in her church and school community and volunteers every chance she gets. She is an avid sports fan who also loves watching Broadway shows with her family and the cultural arts.