Dr. John S. Horchos is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency specializing in pediatric dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. He was named chief resident in his second year. He is a board certified diplomate specializing in pediatric dentistry and special needs patients. He graduated with a bachelors of science in biology from the University of Scranton and is originally from Waverly, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Horchos has been practicing pediatric dentistry for more than 20 years. Prior to Lower Merion Pediatric Dentistry, he practiced most recently in Center City Philadelphia and Elkins Park and has taught at both the University of Pennsylvania and Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry. He served as associate clinical professor of pediatric dentistry.

He makes his home in Bala Cynwyd with his wife, Cara, his two young daughters and their shih tzu, Alex “the wonder dog.” Dr. Horchos enjoys gardening, drawing and cooking with his daughters. He is also a long distance runner and has completed five marathons.

He looks forward with great pleasure to treating and educating your child. His goal is to develop a positive dental home to nurture a lifetime of dental health for your child and young adult.