Dr. Kim grew up in Virginia and went on to earn his dental degree at Boston University Dental School. During his dental education, he received numerous honors and awards for both academic and clinical excellence. He graduated Suma Cum Laude in his class and was elected as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He then spent two additional years at Boston University to receive his advanced specialty training in Orthodontics. This specialty training focused heavily on craniofacial growth and development as well as all aspects of orthodontic theory and practice. After his dental education, Dr. Kim served in the United States Air Force, providing orthodontic care to the service men, women and their families. After his commitment was fulfilled, he continues to serve his country as a dentist in the Air Force Reserves. Dr. Kim is passionate about improving the overall quality of life and self-esteem of his patients by creating beautiful and healthy smiles that last a lifetime.
He believes in utilizing the finest modern technologies and advanced clinical techniques available. He is inspired to enhance smiles with form and function, all while delivering outstanding customer service. His strict attention to detail, along with his calm and caring attitude has won over many patients in the community. For today's orthodontist, it is important to stay up to date in the field of orthodontics. Therefore, Dr. Kim maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations to keep up-to-date on the latest techniques and technology. He is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Washington State Dental Association and the Pierce County Dental Association. He annually attends numerous seminars and conventions to stay abreast of the most current techniques, appliances, materials and safety improvements.
Dr. Kim lives in Northeast Tacoma with his wife, two daughters and one son. Away from his practice you will find him spending time with his family. They enjoy soccer, skiing, biking, golfing and spending time outdoors.
BETSY ROCIO MOSQUERA, DDS, MS PERIODONTIST
Dr. Mosquera was born in Colombia, South America. She obtained her DDS from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina. She decided to move to United States to continue her education, this time in Periodontics. She graduated from Saint Louis University (Missouri) with a certificate and Masters in Periodontics. She had the fortune to train with Dr. Nolen Levine (a pioneer on implant dentistry in USA) in Chicago for two years. Dr. Mosquera moved to Washington where she enjoys practicing periodontics. She specializes in the treatment of severe gum disease, periodontal plastic surgery, regenerative procedures (augmentation of bone), oral medicine and implantology.