Jesse Ko

Orthodontist


Personal Biography

Dr. Ko has been practicing dentistry since 2004. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, watching independent movies, and dining out with friends and family. He loves visiting new places and trying new foods. He was born in South Korea and moved to the Bay area when he was 17. He went to local colleges and worked as an engineer for five years before deciding to pursue a career in dentistry and eventually orthodontics.

DMD

University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA

Specialty Certificate

Orthodontics

Residency

University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA

BS

Engineering, University of California, Berkley; Berkley, CA

Quotes

“As my patient, you will find we will give you the best smile you can get with our orthodontics treatment.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Ko is a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Giants. His favorite things to watch on TV are the Food Channel and the show Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations on the Travel Channel. His all-time favorite movies are About a Boy, A Beautiful Mind, Little Miss Sunshine, and the original Die Hard.

Professional Association

Pennsylvania Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, American Association of Orthodontists, American Board of Orthodontics

Volunteer Experience

Homeless Health Initiative 2005-2006

Awards

Research Award – Orthodontics (2012), Periodontics Student Award (2008)