Dr. Stephen Kim is a native of the inland empire who graduated from Etiwanda High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiobiology from UCLA. He then attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and graduated among the top of his class with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. Following dental school, Dr. Kim completed a General Practice Residency at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut and received additional training in treating complex cases within the field of pediatric dentistry, cosmetic and implant dentistry, and oral surgery. Continuing to pursue his dream of becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Kim then completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine, where he received his Master of Science (MSD) degree in dentistry.
Dr. Kim is committed to his field and patients by maintaining active involvement in continuing education courses, study groups, and memberships in numerous professional organizations. Dr. Kim is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction achieved by only a select few practicing orthodontist.
In his free time, Dr. Kim enjoys hiking, skiing , surfing, playing guitar, and spending quality time with his family and friends. Dr. Kim is very involved with his church and has held numerous leadership positions guiding and mentoring youth.