Dr. Michael Min, DDS.
Dr. Min is Korean American and a native to Southern California, having grown up with his parents and sister in Cerritos, CA. Dr. Min always knew he would be working with his hands in his career, as he was always talented at taking things apart and putting them back together. Dr. Min was drawn to dentistry in college when he met a dentist and saw the compassion he had for patients, the leadership he showed his staff, and the artistry of his work. He immediately knew this was the career for him.
Dr. Min has been practicing cosmetic and general dentistry in Ontario, CA since 2006. He takes a compassionate approach that puts even the most anxious patients at ease. Dr. Min is a strong advocate of technology and ongoing education, continually refining his knowledge base and artistic dental technique. Each year, he devotes a significant amount of time to postgraduate training in cosmetic and implant dentistry.
Outside of the dental office, Dr. Min spends much of his time with his wife, Leslie, and their son, Evan. He also enjoys golfing whenever he has a chance.
Dr. Michael Min received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. He continued his education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston Massachusetts in 2002, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
Immediately after graduating from dental school, he went to work in Bakersfield for a few years, where he was exposed to a variety of surgical aspects of dentistry. He also had an opportunity to work for a professor of periodontology at UCSF Dental School, who mentored him on implant dentistry.
Dr. Min is licensed in the state of California, and is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
“Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist. I believe in being delicate with the care I provide patients. I enjoy exceeding expectations, and changing perceptions of a dental visit into a positive one. The thought of dentistry can cause a lot of anxiety in patients. At Vista Dental Care, we try to ensure that your dental experience here will be thorough, relaxing, and accessible. I have committed myself to hundreds of hours in continuing education in order to provide the most thorough dental care possible to patients in Ontario, CA.”
Dr. Michael Min, DDS.
Dr. Stephen Kim, DDS.
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.