Dr. Pilseong Kim

DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

Dr. Pilseong Kim

DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

Member of the American Academy of Periodontology
Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Fellow of the American College of Dentists
Fellow of the International College of Dentists

Dr. Pilseong Kim is a distinguished periodontist and dental implant specialist, dedicated to providing exceptional periodontal care and advanced dental implant solutions. With a passion for improving patients’ oral health and enhancing their smiles, Dr. Kim combines extensive expertise with a compassionate approach to dentistry.

Educational Background

Dr. Kim received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from the School of Engineering at the University of Southern California. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry in 1993. Furthering his specialization, Dr. Kim obtained his Certificate of Advanced Periodontics and Implant Surgery from Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry. He has also received additional training from various institutes internationally, including Gothenburg University in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Commitment to Continuing Education

Dr. Kim is deeply committed to continuing education, accumulating 200 to 300 Continuing Education units each year, far more than the required 50 hours. He consistently invests in his professional development by traveling globally to learn the most state-of-the-art and up-to-date techniques and training available. This dedication ensures that Dr. Kim remains at the forefront of advancements in periodontal and implant dentistry.

Professional Experience

With over 30 years of experience in the field, Dr. Kim has successfully treated a wide range of periodontal conditions and performed numerous dental implant procedures. His expertise includes periodontal pocket reduction surgery, periodontal plastic surgery, ridge augmentation, bone grafting, sinus lifts, and more. Dr. Kim is known for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to tailor treatments to each patient’s unique needs.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Kim believes in a patient-centered approach, prioritizing comfort, education, and personalized care. He goes to great lengths to ensure each patient feels safe, cared for, and appreciated in his state-of-the-art periodontic office, Wilshire Periodontics and Dental Implant Center. Dr. Kim takes the time to thoroughly explain treatment options and procedures, ensuring that patients feel informed and confident in their dental care decisions. His gentle demeanor and commitment to patient satisfaction make him a trusted partner in achieving optimal oral health.

Professional Affiliations and Honors

Dr. Kim is an active member of several prestigious dental organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists (FACD) and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD), reflecting his exceptional contributions to the field of dentistry. His involvement in these organizations allows him to stay at the forefront of advancements in periodontal and implant dentistry. He also served multiple terms as the president of the Korean American Dental Association (KADA).