DR. JEAN HONG, Orthodontist
Dr. Jean Hong grew up in Fairfax, Virginia in a family of five, including an identical twin sister.
Dr. Hong attended the University of Virginia and graduated with a major in biology. She received her doctorate in dentistry and graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University. She then went to Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for her orthodontic specialty training. While at Marquette, she completed a thesis on ceramic brackets and earned her Master’s of Science.
Dr. Hong has participated in many dental mission projects in underserved areas in Virginia and Jamaica. She was also an event coordinator for the Special Olympics. Dr. Hong has received many awards and honors, including the Eleanor J. Bushee Award for Leadership and Academic Excellence and selection to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Hong is married to her high school sweetheart, who is a pediatric dentist. In her spare time, Dr. Hong and her husband enjoy spending time with their children. She also enjoys playing tennis, reading, and traveling.