Dr. Won Kyung (Christina) Kim
Dr. Christina Kim spent her childhood in Seoul, South Korea. She then travelled to different parts of the world since the age of sixteen. After completing high school in New Zealand and college near Vancouver, British Columbia, she received Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After dental school, she completed Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Southcove Community Health Center. Dr. Kim was fascinated by how gum heals after treatments, so she entered and completed periodontal residency at Tufts University. Dr. Kim currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she enjoys teaching dental students. Dr. Kim also made trips to Australia, Fiji, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Mongolia, Thailand, and Haiti. She appreciates and enjoys different cultures.
Dr. Kim is a Board certified Periodontist who values learning as a lifelong journey. As a Periodontist, Dr. Kim's utmost goal is to save natural teeth as much as possible. Dental implants are also an option in missing spaces to give proper aesthetic and function. Periodontal procedures Dr. Kim performs include gum graft, extraction, bone graft, dental implant placement, sinus lift, crown lengthening, osseous/open flap, guided tissue regeneration, exposure of unerupted teeth, and biopsy.
Dr. Kim is compassionate, friendly, caring, gentle, and easy to approach. She enjoys making friends with new patients and she makes them feel comfortable in a dental chair. Dr. Kim is a mother of two active girls who keep her busy. She likes to spend time with her family and she also enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, ice-skating, and snowboarding.