Andy Ko

Pediatric Dentist


Personal Biography

Dr. Ko is a board certified pediatric dentist who has been practicing dentistry since 2013. Having grown up in Orange County, he is a loyal customer of In-N-Out Burger, where you may often find him ordering a double-double animal style with fries. He also enjoys spending quality time with his friends and family, and taking care of his two cats, Chloe and Riley.

DDS

University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry; Los Angeles, CA

BS

Psychobiology, University of California, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA

Residency

Pediatric Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA

Quotes

“I believe that successful dentistry goes far beyond merely fixing teeth. Dentistry is truly successful when one understands that infants, children, and adolescents all need different approaches in managing behavior, guiding dental growth and development, and addressing dental diseases. By working together with you and your family, my goal is to provide not only excellent dental care in a pleasant, age-appropriate manner, but also to impart the knowledge, education, and empowerment to carry on a lifestyle of healthy smiles.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Ko’s favorite movie is Forrest Gump, his favorite food is King Taco, and his favorite book is A Love Worth Giving. He also enjoys not only playing basketball, but also rooting for the L.A. Lakers and the UCLA basketball and football team.

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Guatemala Dental Missions, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Alliance, Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games

Awards

Comprehensive Patient Care Award and Excellence in Pediatric Dentistry at UCLA School of Dentistry