After graduating from the prestigious University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 2003, Dr. William Kim completed an AEGD Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program at the Lutheran Medical Center in Tucson Arizona in 2004. From 2010 to 2013, he was part-time clinic instructor at the UCLA School of Dentistry.
Dr. Kim grew up in Granada Hills, California and received Bachelor of Arts Degree from Columbia University in 1997.
He has worked full time as a dentist for the past 12.5 years.
William Kim, DDS strives to incorporate into his daily practice many of the advanced techniques that he learns from world-class dentist educators. Dr. Kim has the good fortune of being mentored by one of the finest dentists in the world in Dr. Richard Stevenson III at the Richard V. Tucker Cast Gold and Ceramic Restorations Live Patient, Hands-On Study Club that meets monthly at UCLA. Dr. William Kim has kept up-to-date with the latest and greatest dental techniques by taking the following superb 2014 Restorative Update courses at UCLA: Direct Composite Restorations, Indirect Ceramic Restorations, Removable Partial Dentures, Digital Dentistry and CADCAM Restorations. Moreover, Dr. Kim is an avid viewer of dental instructional videos by world-class dentist educators like Dr. Ed McLaren, (Cosmetic Dentistry), Dr. John Kois and Dr. Frank Spear (Prosthodontics), and Dr. Robert Loney (Removable Prosthodontics). Dr. Kim's passion for high quality dental education has led him to create and curate DentalCoffee.com, a dental techniques education website for dentists. Furthermore, Dr. Kim has completed the following dental implant courses: UCLA Implants A to Z, Hiossen/Osstem Hands-On Live Patient Dental Implants Training Course and Zimmer and AB Dental Implant Courses.
The following are some of the high quality, hands-on continuing education courses as Dr. William Kim:
-Posterior Composite Restoration Mastery Hands-On Workshop 18 hours and Lecture , March 13-15, 2015
taught by Dr. Richard G. Stevenson III, Chair of the Division of Restorative Dentistry at UCLA
-UCLA Restorative Dentistry Update 2014: Indirect Restorations (Ceramic Inlays and Onlays taught by Dr. RGS III)
7 hours, Oct. 18, 2014
-Digital Dentistry: Entering the CADCAM World, Key Concepts & Hands-on Training 7 hours, May 10, 2014
taught by Dr. RGS III
-UCLA Restorative Dentistry Update 2014: Direct Restorations (Bonding and Fillings taught by Dr. RGS III) 7 hours,
May 3, 2014
-UCLA Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) and Ridge Augmentation for Implants (Hands-On Workshop and Live Surgery). 14 Hours, October 16-17, 2015 Taught by world renowned UCLA Professor of Clinical Dentistry Dr. Peter Moy.
-Contemporary Restorative Solutions for the Single Implant, 3 hours, March 28, 2013 taught by Dr. Baldwin W. Marchack, DDS USC professor
-UCLA Implants: A to Z 2012 56 hours (April to Nov 2012) taught by Prosthodontist Dr. George Perri
and Periodontist Sascha Jovanovic.
Endodontics (for Root Canal Therapy):
-UCLA Endodontic Continuum 2015 October 2-4 and 9-11 (taught by UCLA Endodontics Director Dr. Mo Kang,
-"Problem Solving in Endodontics" August 21-23, 2015 (24 hours) taught by Bernice Ko, former course director of the UCLA Continuing Education Program in Endodontics.
The following hands-on courses were taught by Dr. Paulo Camargo, Professor & Chair of the Section of Periodontics at UCLA:
1) Preservation of Alveolar Bone Dimensions in Extraction Sockets Feb 7, 2015
2) Periodontal Surgery Workshop for Pocket Reduction & Crown Lenghthening July 25, 2015, 9 hours
3) Soft Tissue Grafting Workshop for Functional & Esthetic Needs November 7, 2015
Lecture only: Update on Removable Partial Denture RPD (Therapy) taught by Ting Ling Chang, DDS Clinical Professor and Chair, Section of Prosthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry and Dr. Kumar C. Shah, BDS, MS Associate Clinical Professor & Director, Advanced Prosthodontics Graduate Program, UCLA School of Dentistry.
7 hours on April 26, 2014 and 7 hours on April 4, 2015.
-Invisalign Fundamentals Jan 30, 2015 4 hours
-IPR Interproximal Reduction
Oral Surgery for the General Dentist
-Oral Surgery Lecture 7 hrs, June 28, 2015 taught by Oral Surgeon Dr. David Salehani
-Oral Surgery Lecture 7 hrs, June 26, 2011 taught by Oral Surgeon Dr. Anil Punjabi
-Oral Surgery Lecture 7 hrs, June 27, 2010 taught by Oral Surgeon Dr. Marshall