Dr. Kim has been practicing dentistry in Vancouver, Washington for over 30 years. He is the renowned inventor and founder of ContacEZ, Ultimate Interproximal Solution. His mission has always been to improve dentistry with smart, innovative dental devices and techniques.
He is a graduate of the prestigious Seoul National University Dental School. He completed his internship and residency program in Prosthodontics at Kwangju Christian Hospital in Korea. He served the following three years in the military as a captain in a MASH Dental Unit. He had a private dental practice in Seoul and taught Crown and Bridge Construction as a part-time faculty member at Yonsei University Dental School in Korea.
He was a part-time instructor for the Dental Hygienist Program at Clark College in Vancouver from 1978 to 1983. In addition, he has lectured An Alternative Method of Ridge Augmentation Associated with Complete Denture Construction in the post-doctoral program as a visiting professor at Korea University Medical School Dental Department from 1992 to 1999. Dr. Kim was also a featured speaker at KADA Scientific Sessions and Seminars in Los Angeles and Portland from 2000 to 2005.
Dr. Kim was an accomplished track ice skater and a member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America. He plays tennis regularly and enjoys playing golf. His patients call him "The Singing Dentist," since he loves to sing for his patients. Dr. Kim's dancing skills brought him top honors at the 2006 Dancing with the Local Stars. Dr. Kim and his wife, "Stella" Hooja, a former college instructor, live in Vancouver, Washington and have three grown children.