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Dr. Steven Kim

Dr. Steven Kim obtained his Certificate in Periodontology and DMD degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and his PhD in Oral and Craniofacial Biomedicine from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Kim is a periodontist and dental implant surgeon. He has more than 19 years of experience in periodontology and general dentistry. His clinical experience includes but not limited to soft tissue and bone grafting, crown lengthening, osseous surgery, surgical and non-surgical periodontal disease treatment, and implant.

Experience LANAP treatments by Dr. Kim at a Dorion DDS dental office in Chapel Hill, Apex, or Cary, NC. 

Sedation dentistry is quickly becoming a popular choice for those who want to minimize their anxiety and discomfort. Dr. Kim offers this safe and effective way for patients to feel more relaxed during his dental procedures at any of the three Dorion & Associates locations.

Dr. Kim is an adjunct professor at the periodontal department of UNC at Chapel Hill. He lectures courses and teaches grad residents and dental students in clinic. Before moving to North Carolina, he had worked as an associate general dentist and periodontist in private practice at Philadelphia. And before that, Dr. Kim was a 1st Lieutenant dental officer in South Korean army.

Dr. Kim was born in Australia. He has lived in Germany and South Korea. He speaks English, Korean, German, Japanese, and Chinese. He loves to ride his unicycle, read books, watch movies, and flaunts his hand skills with DIY home projects!