Dr. Hacken is originally from Utah and earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology from Utah Valley University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at the University of Louisville, with Cum Laude recognition. He and his wife and five children then moved to Pittsburgh, PA area to attend Seton Hill University for his Master of Science (MS) in Orthodontics degree along with his specialty Certificate in Orthodontics.
While obtaining his degrees, Dr. Hacken was involved with organizations aimed at helping to improve the oral health and education of underserved populations. He and his family have joined the Granger community with plans to become an integral part of the Michiana area.
Dr. Hacken enjoys spending time with his wife Tiffani and their five children. They can often be found at the soccer field or other sporting events and outdoor activities on the weekend. Dr. Hacken plays the guitar and loves music and has previously performed in different rock bands. He is very involved in his community, family, and church.
Dr. Hacken is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and the Indiana Dental Association.