Dr. Ivan Ho, DDS

Dr. Ivan Ho, DDS

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Dr. Ivan Ho, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. He practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.Read his story

Platinum Dental

22521 Avenida Empresa Ste 115

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Dental Network of America
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Liberty Dental
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group

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Dr. Ho's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ho " For more then 19 years Dr.Ho has been practicing dentistry in Laguna Hills, California. In 2001, he expanded his dental expertise by opening Platinum Dental in Rancho Santa Margarita. Dr. Ho has been a pioneer in improving the present state of dentistry, primarily by using the most sophisticated, patient- friendly ways of delivering advanced dental care. Dr. Ivan Ho received his Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from UCLA in 1986 and his degree in dentistry from USC in 1990. He is a member of over 10 different professional societies including The American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society, Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Loma Linda Implant Study Club, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Laser Dentistry, and Computerized Dentistry. He is also the chairman for the Orange County Dental Society Emergency Care Panel as well as serving on the Peer Review Committee.He has achieved diplomate status from the International Congress of Oral Implantology, graduated from the world renowned MISCH Implant Institution, and received mastership training in Cosmetic Dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI) for Advanced Dental Studies. Dr. Ho has lectured in the United States as well as internationally in both Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry for the Orange County Professional Education Society, Orange County Implant Training Center, Innova Implant Corporation, and BioHorizons Implant Systems. Dr. Ho has appeared on local and national television programs, and he was recently featured in the Saddleback Valley News and Rancho Santa Margarita News, two community papers of The Orange County Register.He has taught at University of Southern California on clinical dentistry and laboratory procedures. Dr. Ho is proud to offer the latest technology to his patients, and he is one of the few dentists in Orange County to offer the PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) procedure to his patients. He is also among the nation’s top 100 Invisalign experienced doctors. Dr. Ho is also a few handful of dentist in the world to utilize 'Stem Cell" in bone regeneration and was able to provide teeth for patients with implants where otherwise could not. In his free time, he enjoys surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, flying planes, and skateboarding. Dr. Ho frequently volunteers his time and expertise at the Children’s Dental Center in Los Angeles as well as "Give Back A Smile" under the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He treats battered women and women suffering from domestic abuse and violence and restores their teeth and dignity. He continues to pursue his quest for further knowledge in dentistry by attending 100-300 hrs annually in continuing education."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ho We are a dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles! A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. Should a dental emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Palate Cancer
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Deep Bleaching
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital Impression System
  • Digital Tomography
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrosurgery
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Endodontic Surgery
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Tracking
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Treatment for Dental Fillings
  • Lesion Removal
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Mouthguards
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Osseous Surgery
  • Panorex FMX
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Sonography
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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Dr. Ho's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ho to family and friends
4.7
based on 27 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Ho's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in Lake Forest, CA |
I have been going to Dr. Ho for over 13 years. He has always been so sweet and makes you feel comfortable. It makes going to the dentist a little easier. He makes you feel more like family than just another patient. He takes pride in his work and it shows.
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in Dove Canyon, CA |
Doctor Ho is outstanding! He has the professional knowledge, skills, and experience for any and all dental treatments. Have been going to Doctor Ho for over 16 years, and he has always provided me with great dental care. All of my family goes to Doctor Ho, as we value and trust his years of...more
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in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA |
Meticulous practice of sterility. Crystal, assistant, explains everything before she performs. She is conscientious & uses sterile technique . Melinda, office manager, gets to know you & helps with every aspect of insurance & cost. Alicia, hygenist , alleviates any & all fears. Her...more
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in Mission viejo, CA |
Ive been a patient for over 20 years. Gentle, caring but most importantly they educate. Its a two way street between your dentist/staff and yourself. Listen, learn, ask questions and enjoy better teeth and gums throughout your life. If you're an adult like me you only get 1 set and twice a...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
I have seen Dr. Ho for twenty years and have recommended him to friends through the years and every one of them liked him and became his patient. He has a caring nature and takes away fears of dental work. He does excellent dental work and his skills are top notch.
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Dr. Ho accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • Liberty Dental
    California Independence PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO

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