Jennifer Po, DMD
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Po is a general dentist who enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She is particularly interested in family and cosmetic dentistry including veneers and teeth whitening. Dr. Jen, as sometimes she likes to be called, believe that dental health is an intricate part of a person's overall health.
Dr. Po earned her US dental degree at Tufts University in Boston, Massacussetts. Before coming to the US, she finished her dental degree in her native Philippines at the University of the East. For a short time, she also practiced dentistry in Taiwan. After finishing at Tufts, she practiced general dentistry in Waterville, Maine. When she moved to Pennsylvania in 1997, she worked in various dental offices in Lancaster county.
Dr. Po opened her own practice in April of 2004. She is pleased to be serving the dental needs of families located in Lancaster and surrounding communities. Among her different services, she performs dental implants, veneers, crown and bridge. She has worked with patients as young as two and as mature as 100.
Dr. Po has been married to Charles Ong since 1997 and together, they are raising their two boys in their Manheim township home. In her life outside of dentistry, she is a follower of Jesus Christ, a member of Calvary church and enjoys cuisines from all around the world.
Dr. Po is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Lancaster County Dental Society, Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentristy and the Pennsylvania Dental Association. To keep up with the latest in dental technology and treatments, Dr. Po is constantly updating her skills and knowledge by attending continuing education courses most notably from the world acclaimed Spear Education in Scottsdale, AZ. She also regularly attends the local chapter of the Spear Dental Study Club.
Dr. Baird, an American Born Chinese (or ABC), originally hails from the Montgomery County area of PA. Dr. Baird graduated cum laude from Grove City College in 2007 with a BS in Molecular Biology. During her time there, she was awarded the Trustee Academic Scholarship, a full tuition scholarship based on one’s current GPA.
She attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 2011. While at Pitt Dental, Dr. Baird founded the Asian Pacific American Dental Student Association and was an active member of the Student National Dental Association. She was also a member of the American Student Dental Association.
Upon graduation, Dr. Baird began a one year general practice residency at the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic through Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Dr. Baird is a current member of the American Dental Association, the Lancaster County Dental Society, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Baird’s overall goal in dentistry is to encourage patients to view their oral health as an integral part of their overall health. The oral and systemic health connection is constantly being demonstrated through scientific research. Dr. Baird seeks to bridge the gap between creating optimal oral health and educating patients on how that influences their wellness.
Dr. Baird has been on several medical/dental missions trips to Nicaragua, Ghana, Vietnam, and Cambodia. She looks forward to participating in more missions trips in the future.
A member of the Chinese Bible Church of Lancaster, Dr. Baird is involved in playing piano and organ for worship. She is also a member of the church’s young adult fellowship and is thankful for the many blessings she, her husband, and son have experienced upon moving to beautiful Lancaster County. She enjoys spending time connecting with her family and other people in general, riding her bike, seeing Jesus love and bless people, and eating yummy food.
1661 Manheim Pike