Dr. Benjamin T Po, Jr. graduated from Texas A&M University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1985. He practiced as a general dentist in Houston until 1991, and then in the United States Navy for 6 years as a military officer and general dentist to the armed forces. He completed 20 years of active and reserve military service and retired from the United States Air Force. He received his Post-Doctoral Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry after completing a two-year residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1999. He returned to the Houston area after completing his Pediatric Dental residency and worked as an associate with various pediatric dentists before opening his Katy practice in March 2005. Having over 30 years of extensive training and experience has made Dr. Po extremely proficient and knowledgeable in his specialty. He is also fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Po is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Po has also worked for the Public Health Service, providing much needed pediatric dental care for the American Indian Health Service in both Arizona and Alaska. His willingness to travel to remote regions where there are no pediatric dentists made him a vital team member in the dental care and treatment of native American children.
Dr. Po also provides community service and education locally by offering dental health presentations for preschoolers and their caretakers, as well as school age children and school nurses.
Dr. Po and his wife Taina reside in Fulshear with their children Kaitlyn and Ben III. Kaitlyn is now as senior in nursing school at Baylor University and will be receiving a commission into the United State Air Force upon her graduation. Ben III is currently attending Mississippi State University studying animal and dairy science. Taina works in the practice as the office manager and she is also a registered nurse.
Dr. Po is an Eagle Scout (1973) and currently his office sponsors three cub scout packs in the Katy area. He is also a member of various cattle and ranching organizations in Texas. He is the current president of the Texas Black Hereford Association.