Meet The Doctor

John Kim, DMD, MS, PA

Dr. John Kim began his education by receiving his undergraduate degree with honors in Biology from the University of Virginia in 1999. He earned his D.M.D. degree from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2003. In 2006, Dr. Kim earned his Masters of Science in Periodontology as well as his Certificate of Advanced Study in Periodontology from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill. Dr. Kim’s three year residency emphasized dental implants, bone grafting, gum grafting, periodontal regeneration, sinus grafting and cosmetic surgery. The UNC School of Dentistry has awarded him the Elsie & Baxter Sapp Fellowship and also nominated him as a candidate for the Kramer Award for Excellence in Periodontics. During his studies and training in dental school, Dr. Kim was actively involved in research. At Harvard, he collaborated with Dr. Lillian Carpio on implant survival and risk factors. At the UNC School of Dentistry, he collaborated with Drs. Stephen Offenbacher and David Paquette on the relationship between periodontal disease and heart disease. In 2007, he became board-certified and was awarded Diplomate status after being examined by a panel of internationally respected peers.

When not in the office, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with his family. He has been married to his wife, Dr. Heather Kim since 2006. They have 2 boys and 1 Japanese Spitz. Dr. Kim’s hobbies include exercising, traveling, following sports, and playing poker. Growing up in Virginia, he is an avid Washington Redskins fan!

Memberships and Organizations:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • ITI, International Team for Implantology
  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Society of Periodontists
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Fifth District Dental Society
  • Nash Edgecomb Halifax Dental Society
  • Piedmont Periodontics Study Club
  • Eastern Carolina Periodontal Study Club