Jenny Van Hook, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon


Originally from North Potomac, MD, Dr. Jennifer Van Hook obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Dr. Van Hook’s lifelong passion for working with her hands led her to discover her true calling in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery—a specialty that integrates medicine, dentistry, and surgery to address complex facial problems.

As the former Chief Resident in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery program at Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Van Hook is committed to advancing her knowledge and skills in this specialized field. Her comprehensive training spans various areas, including outpatient anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery, orthognathic surgery, trauma management, TMJ surgery, and benign pathology. Through her expertise and holistic approach, she works to make a significant impact on her patient’s lives, improving their quality of life and restoring their self-assurance.

Dr. Van Hook deeply values the opportunity to positively influence her patients’ well-being, considering it both fulfilling and humbling. She aspires to become a community leader, actively contributing to mentorship programs, education, and volunteer initiatives. Her empathetic nature allows her to build strong connections with her patients, understanding their perspectives and fostering a trusting relationship that creates pleasant treatment experiences.

Dr. Jennifer Van Hook’s unwavering dedication to positively impact her patients’ lives, combined with her passion for integrating medical knowledge with her innate artistic interests, distinguishes her as an exceptional Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. Her aspirations of community leadership and continuous learning further set her apart in her field. By blending technical expertise with an empathetic approach, Dr. Van Hook ensures that each patient receives personalized care and attention, achieving transformative results and renewed confidence.


  • Doctor of Dental Medicine degree – Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston