Dr. Kim – Exceeding the standard of care !
Dr. Kim is a highly skilled and compassionate surgeon who is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This process of Board Certification is voluntarily taken on by the surgeon to undergo an intense process of evaluation and testing in order to ensure that they meet and exceed the standards of judgement, intelligence and surgical skills. This brings confidence to all his patients knowing that they will be given the best care in the safest manner possible. Rest assured that you are in great hands by a Dr. who truly cares for your best interest and will always go the extra-mile for you!! Come see us in our new state-of-the art facility and meet our wonderful, highly trained staff.
Dr. Kim has been practicing for over 13 years and is a proud graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry. He did his surgical training in the Washington D.C. area and is thrilled to be back home practicing what he loves and giving back to his local community after serving a distinguished 11 year career as an officer and a surgeon in the U.S. Army.
(See “Meet the Doctor” to find out more about Dr. Kim… )
What is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?
Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires 4-6 additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. During their intense surgical residency, they receive training in General surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial Trauma and reconstructive surgery, Pathology and Reconstruction, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, ICU/MCU training, and extensive General Anesthesia training. Dr. Kim practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery and specializes in:
– Jaw surgery to correct underbites/overbites/asymmetry
– Placement of Dental implants ranging from straight forward cases to the more advanced cases requiring bone harvesting and grafting procedures or Sinus lift procedures.
– Extraction of impacted wisdom teeth
– Facial Trauma Surgery
– TMJ Disorders
– Facial cosmetic surgery
– Botox and Dermal fillers
– IV Sedation and General Anesthesia to ensure optimal comfort and safety.
Our commitment to all our patients is to provide world-class care in the safest and most comfortable environment. Our motto is to treat all our patients as if they were our own family and loved-ones. That’s the only way we would want to be treated ! We pride ourselves in “going the extra mile” to ensure your comfort and care in a new state-of-the-art office. We use the highest quality equipment and materials to ensure the most predictable, successful results. We also have the industry-leader in Cone Beam CT technology, the ICAT scanner, which allows for the most accurate diagnosis and safest treatment with the lowest radiation compared to all other CBCT scanners on the market today. With this scanner we can see important structures such as nerves and sinuses in 3-Dimensions which allows us safety in planning far greater than what we’ve ever had before. We strive to be on the leading edge of technology to provide the best care for all our patients.