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*About Moon S. Ko*

Founder & Owner, Essence Dental Studio Inc.
Moon S. Ko is the Founder, owner and Master Ceramist of Essence Dental Studio. With over 25 years of experience in the dental technician industry (13 as an owner), Essence Dental Studio has become a premier boutique dental lab specializing in porcelain cosmetics, crowns & bridges, implants, capteks, In-Ceram, belleGlass HP, colorlogic porcelain veneer systems, Empress, IPS e.max, and Zirconia Crown. Many dentists in the South/Central New Jersey region rely on Moon for their cases because of his precision and experience. His goal is to craft natural looking and superbly fit crowns & bridges that minimize patients’ discomforts. As founder of Essence Dental Studio, Moon takes pride in managing and supervising each case while providing the essence of natural beauty.
In his spare time, Moon enjoys hiking and biking in the New Jersey Pinelands, skiing on both coasts, attending Philadelphia sports games, and has been a long time season ticket holder and supporter of The philadelphia Orchestra. Moon and his wife Sook have two grown children, Susan and Eugene, who live in Boston and New York City respectively.

*Expertise and Proficiency in Specialized Dental Services*

As a dental technician with over 25 years of experience, Moon’s expertise lies within the areas of porcelain cosmetics as a skilled ceramist and implants. Also, Moon possesses a comprehensive knowledge in Ceramco advanced cosmetics and veneering systems, advanced education in Ivoclar, IPS Empress 2, BelleGlass HP training, Novel Biocare Implant system, Vita Inceram porcelain and IPS.e.max CAD/CAM technology courses. In a effort to remain innovative and to continually grow his industry knowledge, Moon attends symposium and dental conferences throughout the year. His goal is to provide work of the utmost quality for his clients by using advanced techniques and methods. Most recently, Moon attended various technical courses at the 6th Annual Ceramic Symposium at New York University's College of Dentistry.


*The Team*

Moon S. Ko - Owner and Ceramist (Crowns & Bridges, Implants, Porcelain Cosmetics)

Sook Ko - Dental Technician (Wax, Porcelain build up)

Jason Chung - Dental Technician (Model, Metal Finish, CAD)

Joseph Yoon - Dental Technician (Wax,Porcelain build up)

Fredrick C. Belcher - Driver (Deliveries & P/U)

*UMDNJ Partnership*

Moon has recently partnered with doctors at the University of Medicine and
Dentistry of New Jersey to provide cases for the underprivileged. Moon’s
casework not only helps young doctors in training, but also provides
underprivileged patients with high quality dental work at a very low cost
(paid for by the government of NJ). He is enthusiastic about this
opportunity and hopes to continue this valuable partnership.