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Daniel Kuan-Te Ho, DMD, DMSc, MSc

Dr. Daniel Kuan-Te Ho, DMD, DMSc, MSc
  • Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Office: SOD-6470
  • Phone: 713-486-4383
  • Email:
  • Administrative Area(s): Periodontics and Dental Hygiene
  • Education:

    DMD | McGill University, Montreal, Canada, DMSc | Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, Specialty Certificate in Periodontics | Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, MSc | McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Dr. Daniel K. Ho is an assistant professor in The Department of Periodontics at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from McGill University in Canada, Dr. Ho proceeded to his specialty training in periodontics and implant dentistry at Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he received his specialty certificate in periodontics and degree in Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc).

Dr. Ho is a board-certified periodontist and a diplomate of The American Board of Periodontology. He specializes in the treatment of gum disease and provides care in implant dentistry, intra-oral bone grafts, esthetic gum grafts, wisdom tooth extraction, and sedation dentistry.

Dr. Ho is an author of a handful of textbook chapters in Clinical Maxillary Sinus Elevation Surgery, Clinical Cases in Implant Dentistry, and Clinical Cases in Periodontics. He is also actively involved in clinical periodontal and implant research and holds publications. He is the recipient of many awards, including two prestigious awards given by Harvard School of Dental Medicine – Henry D. Epstein Award and Joseph L. Henry Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) research fellowship, Dr. Andre Charest Prize awarded by Quebec Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Sunstar GUM Award in Dentistry, and International College of Dentists Prize. He is also a finalist in Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advance Implant Surgery (American Academy of Periodontology) and a Harvard Presidential Scholar.

As a practicing periodontist in private dental offices, Dr. Ho is also involved in teaching continuing education courses for general dentists. Dr. Ho is very passionate about his work and strives to respect, care and educate his patients in their periodontal and dental implant health.