Dr. Hankyu Cho is a periodontist, specializing in treating gum disease and implant surgeries. His philosophy is saving teeth by maintaining a healthy foundation of gum and bone. He is trained in all aspects of periodontics including non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal and gum diseases, as well as periodontal bone regeneration and periodontal soft tissue grafting. In addition, he has extensive training in the surgical placement of dental implants, bone grafting, and soft tissue grafting to enhance aesthetics of dental implants.
Dr. Cho attended college at Vanderbilt University, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. He completed his D.D.S. degree and an additional 3 year Master of Science degree in Periodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. The specialty program in periodontics included not only treating gum disease but also comprehensive training in treatment planning involving implant dentistry, with strong emphasis on the surgical placement of implants and bone regeneration techniques.
Giving back to the community is important to Dr. Cho. While in Dental School at Columbia, he frequently volunteered at oral health screenings in the New York area, and traveled to Guatemala to bring free dental care to impoverished patients. Dr. Cho is also fluent in Korean.