Jiyeon Kim

Prosthodontist

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About Dr. Kim

Dr. Jiyeon J Kim is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist. She received her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2011 and completed her specialty training in Advanced Prosthodontics while pursuing a Masters in Advanced Oral Sciences and at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2014. Additionally, she completed a fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics, where she trained in prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with craniofacial defects.

Prior to joining the Clearchoice team, Dr. Kim was responsible for teaching clinical skills and quality control of patient care as a core faculty in the Pre-doctoral and Advanced Prosthodontics program and as Co-director of Quality control in the Central Lab at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. Additionally, she has provided care for her patients as a specialist at the Faculty Dental Practice as well as a maxillofacial prosthodontist at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kim has a special interest in environmental issues and holistic health for everyone. She enjoys yoga and traveling to see the world with her friends and family.

“Restoring one’s dentition is more than improving function and a smile. It is changing the trajectory of one’s life to become the best life he/she imagines to live.”

Career Highlights

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Department, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • DMD – Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics
  • Certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • MS- University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • MBA – University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Business
  • Associate Fellow of American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Fellow of American College of Prosthodontists