Dr. Pilseong Kim DDS, MS, FACD, FICD, Los Angeles Periodontist
Background and Credentials
Each patient is thought of as a member of the family
Dr. Kim has gone to great lengths to make sure each patient feels safe, cared for and appreciated in his state-of-the-art periodontic office, Irvine Periodontics and Dental Implant Center.
Dr. Kim received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering , University of Southern California . He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California , San Francisco , School of Dentistry in 1993. He received his Certificate of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Surgery from Loma Linda University , School of Dentistry . Dr. Kim has had additional training from various institutes internationally, including Gothenburg University in Gothenburg , Sweden . Dr. Kim is committed to continuing his 200 to 300 Continuing Education units each year. He continues to invest in his education each year by traveling globally to receive the most state-of-the-art and up to date techniques and training available.
Dr. Kim’s experience includes seven years in private practice as a general dentist in his own office. He is currently a part time faculty member of the Periodontics Department, School of Dentistry , Loma Linda University and an advisory board member with Ace Surgical for implant design. He has twelve years of experience in both surgical and restorative implant dentistry.
- American Association of Periodontology
- American Dental Association
- California Dental Association
- Tri-City Dental Association
- Western Society of Periodontists
- California Society of Periodontists
- Academy of Osseointegration
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Academy of General Dentistry and American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Dr. Kim is married and the proud father of two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, water-skiing, snow-skiing, golfing, as well as many other sports. Since childhood he has enjoyed the martial arts with its many forms of discipline. He is also active in working with a free clinic in the Inland Empire , donating his time once a month.