Dr. David Minjoon Kim
Dr. David M. Kim received his dental degree (DDS) from the University of Maryland Dental School, and completed his periodontology training and Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in oral biology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Currently, as an Associate Professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, he serves as the Division Head of Periodontology, Director of the Advanced Graduate Program in Periodontology and Director of Continuing Professional Education.
Dr. Kim is a past recipient of the Joseph L. Henry Award recognizing excellence in research and clinical training from Harvard. In addition, he received the Balint Orban Research Award; Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics; and, a Teaching Fellowship from the American Academy of Periodontology. He has received both Junior and Senior Faculty Awards from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Kim’s clinical and research interests have been on the use of innovative concepts, technologies and biomaterials to enhance intraoral soft and hard tissue formation, especially by incorporating the tissue engineering concept to repair and regenerate soft and hard tissue volume for patients requiring dental implants to replace missing teeth.
He is a diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology.
Fields of Interest
Dr. Kim’s strong interest in bone regeneration and dental implant therapies has led to his extensive publication in peer-reviewed journals and in textbooks.