Dr. Charlton Ho

( DDS )

Born and raised in Maryland, Dr. Ho earned a B.A. in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech in 1984, graduating magna cum laude. In 1988 he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Georgetown University, graduating cum laude.

For nearly 30 years, Dr. Ho ran a successful dental practice in McLean, Virginia. Since his retirement from private practice ownership, Dr. Ho has continued to stay engaged in dentistry by working part time, volunteering at a local charity dental clinic, teaching, mentoring, and doing international missions work.

Throughout his career, Dr. Ho has invested in continuing education to stay current with the new advances in dental technology and to provide the best care possible for his patients, including those in orthodontics, dental implants, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, TMJ treatment, and dental CAD/CAM CEREC technology. Dr. Ho is a graduate of a two year orthodontic program through the International Association of Orthodontists, and is one of less than 400 dentists to have completed the extensive curriculum of Orognathic Bioesthetics International (OBI).

Dr. Ho is also a trainer for CEREC technology, teaching other dentists advanced techniques in dental CAD/CAM, and he has lectured locally, nationally, and internationally on various dental subjects.

Dr. Ho is active in organized dentistry, and is a member of the following associations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • International Association of Orthodontists
  • Orognathic Bioesthetics International

Professional awards and accomplishments:

  • Induction into the Omicron Upsilon Dental Honor Fraternity in 1988
  • Rated as a top dentist by the Washington Consumer’s Checkbook in 1996, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2015, and 2018

Every year Dr. Ho volunteers his time to provide care to those in need through various missions. These include the Northern Virginia Dental Society’s Mission of Mercy, The American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile Day, The Kentucky Mountain Mission, the World Gospel Outreach in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, El Ayudante in Comayagua, Honduras, Gloria El Padre in Chihuahua, Mexico, the T Bob Davis Mission in Guatemala, and the Helping Hands Clinic in Treasure Beach, Jamaica.

In his free time, Dr. Ho enjoys making music, and can be seen playing sax, flute, and electric bass in various local churches including McLean Bible Church and HTC. The doctor also enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending time with his family, especially his two grandkids!!