Dr. Kim is a residency trained general dentist La Jolla, California. He provides thorough comprehensive dental care through open communication with the patients.

Dr. Alex Kim grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Whittier Christian High School. He received Bachelor of Science in Molecular Cell Biology at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine at University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He finished amongst the top of his class, graduating with honors and as a member of the Delphi Honor Society. Upon graduation, Dr. Kim completed additional two years of intensive postgraduate residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Florida-St. Petersburg as chief resident.


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign — B.S. in Molecular Cell Biology
University of Louisville School of Dentistry – D.M.D., Cum Laude
University of Florida Advanced Ed in General Dentistry – Chief Resident

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During his time in Florida, Dr. Kim became proficient in treating multidisciplinary complex dental cases, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, jaw joint disorders and occlusion,restorative and preventive dentistry and oral conscious sedation. 
With a strong belief that continuing education an essential part of his career, Dr. Kim pursues numerous postdoctoral courses in clinical dentistry and actively participates in various professional organizations. He is actively involved with and has taken all the core curriculum courses at the Dawson Academy, a renowned educational and clinical facility that teaches the fundamental skills regarding occlusion, TMJ discomfort, and comprehensive esthetic dentistry. He also completed a yearlong comprehensive implant continuum through Implant Educator in Florida and earned his fellowship at International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Kim is interested in utilizing the most up-to-date dental technology to provide satisfactory care to the patients, including 3D guides for implant surgeries.

Dr. Kim enjoys all sports, especially soccer. He also enjoys fishing, traveling, spending time with his family, and has a deep interest in coffee brewing.



Dr. Kim is a member of the following professional organizations: