Our Specialist

Dentist Profiles

Dr Christopher C.K. Ho

Dr Christopher Ho is the Principal dentist at Care Implants and a Specialist Prosthodontist who received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney.

Qualifications

Specialist Prosthodontist

BDS First Class Honours (Syd)

Grad Dip Clin Dent (Oral Implants) (Syd)

M Clin Dent (Prosthodontics) (London)

D Clin Dent (Prosthodontics) (Syd),

MRACDS (Pros), FPFA, FACD, FIADFE, FICCDE

Awards

2018 | Finalist Small Business Champions NSW

2017 | Winner Local Business Awards (North Shore) – Outstanding Health Care Improvement Services

2017 | Finalist Local Business Awards (North Shore) – Businessperson of the Year

2001| Rotary Young Business Person of the Year Award

1995 | Honorary Membership to Australian Society of Endodontology

1994 | KP Mackinnon Prize for Proficiency in Clinical Prosthetic Dentistry,

Sydney University

1994 | Australian Society of Endodontology Prize for Proficiency in Endodontics,

Sydney University

1994 | Professor AJ Arnott Prize for Proficiency in Oral Surgery, Sydney University

1993 | Australian Prosthodontic Society Scholarship, Sydney University

1992 | Australian Dental Research Fund Scholarship, Sydney University

1992 | W.J.D. Partridge Memorial Scholarship for General Proficiency in Third Year, Sydney University

1991 | G.S. Caird Scholarship for Proficiency in Prosthetic Dentistry, Sydney University

 

Teachings

Kings College, London United Kingdom

2010 – current   Visiting Lecturer, Dental Institute, Supervisor for Master of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics)

2010-2014 Visiting Lecturer Master of Science (Aesthetic Dentistry)

Sydney University, Sydney Australia

2016-2019 Prosthodontic Planning committee and Lecturer

Member of Oral Implants Planning Committee, Faculty of Dentistry Senior Clinical Associate / Honorary Associate

Clinical Associate, Faculty of Dentistry

Honorary Clinical Associate Discipline of Removable Prosthodontics , Honorary Clinical Associate Discipline of Occlusion

Clinical Associate Discipline of Occlusion

Australian College of Dental Practitioners (ACDP)

Head of Postgraduate School of Dentistry

Course Director of Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Implants)

Academy of Dental Excellence

Present Editorial Board Member

Global Institute for Dental Education

Faculty member

Dental Assistants Association, Sydney Australia

Lecturer

Australasian Dental Practice (Main St Publishing) 

Senior Contributing Editor 

3 Shape Global Advisory Board Member 2016-current 

Nobel Biocare Australian Advisory Board Member 2018- current 

Dental Asia (Pablo Publishing Pte Ltd) Advisory Board Member 

Straumann Key Opinion Leader (Global development team of BLX implant) 

Envista Key Opinion Leader for Kavo Kerr and Nobel Biocare 

Geistlich Key Opinion Leader 

GC Key Opinion Leader 

3M Key Opinion Leader 

Kuraray Key Opinion Leader 

 

3M Key Opinion Leader

Kuraray Key Opinion Leader

 

Affiliations

Oral B (Proctor and Gamble) Media Spokesperson

Waterpik Ambassador (Church and Dwight)

Specialist Prosthodontist (AHPRA registered specialist)

Fellow of American College of Dentists

Fellow International Academy of Dentofacial Esthetics

Fellow International College of Continuing Education

Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy

Member Australian Dental Association

Australasian Osseointegration Society

Australian Prosthodontic Society

International Team for Implantology

International College of Prosthodontists

Senior Contributing Editor – Australasian Dental Practice

Advisory Board – Dental Asia

Honorary Fellow Faculty of Dentistry (Sydney) Foundation

Honorary Dental Panel, Royal Spastic Centre of NSW

Australian Dental Association Recent Graduates Committee Member

Dental Practice Committee – Australian Dental Association committee member 2008

 

Biography

Dr Christopher Ho is a Specialist Prosthodontist who received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney. He completed postgraduate studies in the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry in Oral Implants at the University of Sydney, a Masters of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics with Distinction from the University of London and Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics from the University of Sydney. He is Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Special Field Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.

Dr Ho lectures extensively on aesthetic and implant dentistry both nationally and internationally. He is a visiting lecturer to the postgraduate Oral Implant Diploma and Prosthodontic programs at the University of Sydney, Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at University of Puthisastra, Faculty member of the Global Institute for Dental Education and Visiting Lecturer at Kings College London, United Kingdom. He is the Head of School of Postgraduate Dentistry at the Australasian College of Dental Practitioners. He is author of numerous publications, as well as Editor of the Wiley textbook “Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry” and the upcoming “Practical Procedures in Implant Dentistry”.

 

Books

 

 

You can buy this book on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Practical-Procedures-Implant-Dentistry-Christopher/dp/1119399173

OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Our Awards

CARE Dentistry is the Winner of the 2017 North Shore Local Business Awards for Healthcare Improvement Services.

Our aim at CARE Implant & Specialist Dentistry Sydney is to provide an All-in-one Dental Centre with state-of-the-art technology and an on-site laboratory. This ensures patients' convenience and reduces the need for multiple appointments and locations.

We have an Dental Implant Specialist, Periodontists (gum health, maintenance and related procedures), hygienists, and general dentists in our Sydney dental clinic so all patients’ needs can be met.

CARE Dentistry is a QIP accredited dental practice, we adhere to NSQHS standards and protocols.

IMPLANT DENTISTS AND SPECIALISTS

How to Choose the
Right Implant Dentist

Your choice of dental implant dentist is the most critical decision that can make the difference between a successful treatmentand a dental implant failure. The most important factors to consider when searching to find a dental implant dentist include:

Experience in Dental Implant Placement

When you have to choose the dental professional to perform your dental implants surgery procedure, the major key factor is nothing else than experience. Find someone that has experience in dental implants with a post graduate qualifications in implantdentistry or a specialty area of dentistry, often a Prosthodontist, Maxillofacial Surgeon or Periodontists. Look for an implant dentist in your area who practices extensively in dental implants.

Training in Implant Procedures

Adequate post-doctoral training is important for a dental implant dentist. Implant training programs cover a detailed theory syllabus,as well as supervised surgical training and mentoring. Dental implants is a dynamic field of dentistry and dental implant dentists need continuous education on new materials and techniques. Look for a dentist that has implant qualifications in a reputable university and better still if they teach implants to other dentists. When in doubt conduct a search on the internet on their qualifications and implant lectures given.

Certification – Scientific Affiliations

Certification for dental implants has a meaning only in those countries that have strict legal requirements for implant dentists. Otherwise scientific affiliations in local ‘Implatology’ related societies might not provide adequate evidence on the dentist’s training or expertise on dental implants. A good implant dentist will be affiliated to a reputable university.

Long Term Patients

A good implant dentist will be able to show you their earliest cases of implants (at least more than 7 years) placed by them and provide their implant success rates. They should also be able to demonstrate the number of implants placed by them and the wide variety of implants placed. Ask them about the implant system being used and warranties on implants.

Dental Implant Cost

Placing dental implants is one of the most expensive dental procedures, due to the professional expertise required by the performing dental implant dentist, and the high tech materials used for the implants. Unfortunately you should not expect to find significant discounts for low cost dental implants without compromising quality.

Heavily discounted prices on dental implants may be an indication of a less experienced dentist trying to establish one’s self or of using lower quality materials. A good dental implant dentist should provide a comprehensive written treatment plan for you.