Dr. Soo-Woo Kim is our Board Certified Periodontist with vast experience in numerous periodontal therapies.
He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in oral biology at the prestigious Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he also completed his periodontology training. Additionally, he has a Master of Science degree in Bioengineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
A life-long learner, Dr. Kim is a man of many hats. Besides actively practicing as a periodontist, he is also a lecturer at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Tufts School of Dental Medicine. Previously, he was the Program Director of Pre-Doctoral Periodontology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Kim is no stranger to excellence, and his unwavering dedication to service hasn’t gone unnoticed. He was honored with the Outstanding Young Mentors Award & Dean’s Community Service Award from Harvard Medical School, an award that recognizes individuals dedicated to community service. He is also a past recipient of the AAP Educator Award from the American Academy of Periodontology and the Young Investigator Award from the International Association of Dental Research. He was also selected as a presidential scholar from Harvard University.
Dr. Kim is a well-respected diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology. He is skilled in numerous periodontal procedures, including implants, hard and soft tissue grafting, guided tissue regeneration, and other periodontal therapies. He combines his impressive professional skills with cutting edge dental technology to deliver outstanding work for his patients.
Besides saving smiles, Dr. Kim is also passionate about community outreach. He has been active in outreach projects impacting communities in Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Haiti. He was a core part of the implementation of a mobile dental clinic concept in rural Haiti and has also set up a fully functional dental clinic for short term mission trips in Haiti.
If you’re experiencing periodontal disease, Dr. Kim will get you started on the right path to healing. His easygoing manner and skillful expertise undoubtedly guarantee a memorable experience for you and your loved ones.
Reach out to Westwood Dental Group today to schedule a visit with Dr. Kim.