Dr. Whan Mike Cho, local Washingtonian, grew up in King county in family of four. He attended University of Puget Sound and graduated with BS in Natural Science Chemistry. Accustomed to snow in winter and warm rain in summer, he chose to move to sunny California for dental school.
While attending University of Southern California Dental School, Dr Mike had opportunities to learn and apply dentistry in various settings. He dedicated his time treating under privileged families in local clinics, county hospitals and rescue missions. Dr. Mike being a firm USC Trojan football fan, highlight of attending USC dental school came during football seasons when players came through dental school to receive their custom mouth guards.
Calling California home for 5 years, returning home to the Northwest brought many new challenges and excitement to his life. Back in the Northwest, Dr. Mike had the opportunities to help manage and practice in group dental office, got married to Hyun-Ji, his girlfriend of 8 years, and settled down in Snohomish county.
Away from the office, Dr. Mike currently enjoys spending time cycling, snowboarding, viewing USC football games, and being out doors in the Northwest. His newly found hobby is playing peak-a-boo with his son Ethan.
Currently, Dr. Mike is contacting local schools, sports programs and organizations to volunteer and donate dental service.
“I believe that in life we all have potentials to overcome many challenges. Furthermore, by having the right partners through this journey it can magnify one's potentials. Through DDS Dental, my staff and I would love the opportunity to form life long partnership with patients, assisting in improving their oral health and brightening their smile.”
Dr. Mike attempts to find treatments and perform a procedure that is best suitable for each patients and each tooth. “No one cavity is the same,” Dr. Mike always states. With his conservative approach to dentistry influenced by his father Dr. Cho, and his continued education in modern dentistry, Dr. Mike will guide you to help protect and improve your smile.
What to expect:
With state of the art equipments, patients will be able to customize their surrounding environment. Each treatment room is equipped with personal HD television for viewing cable television, DVD, digital x-rays and digital charts. Digital x-ray reduces total amount of radiation exposure to patients and eliminates toxic waste created during x ray development process. Additionally, digitized charting system minimizes need for paper products.
During your visit to DDS Dental, you will often find Dr. Mike humming to oldies, educating patients, and covering various topics including: entertainment news, sports, cars and his son Ethan. DDS Dental staff will provide courteous and personalized experience for all patients.