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Meet Dr. John Y. Kim

Meet Dr. John Y. Kim

Our Team Welcomes Patients Like Family

Our team takes the time to get to know you and listen to your specific needs. We treat every patient like one of our own in an environment built on trust and support.

Your Family & Cosmetic Dentist

John Y. Kim, DMD


“I am very pleased that I can work with the best dental team in San Diego.”

  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • New York Dental School

Get To Know Your Dentist in Mission Valley

Hailing from Seoul, South Korea, Dr. John Kim, DMD comes from a family of dentists – his father, grandfather, uncles, cousins and even his brother-in-law are all in the family business.

After high school, Dr. Kim decided to come to the United States for a more advanced dental education, and entered a private practice in Boston once his training was complete. In 2004, he had an opportunity to open his own clinic back in Seoul. Over the next seven years, he opened two more clinics – one in Gangnam and one in Beijing.

Looking for a more relaxed lifestyle, and better weather, Dr. Kim decided to move to San Diego. He’d fallen in love with it from previous visits, and knew it was the right place for his next adventure.

Continuous Improvement

Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine: Dr. Kim attended Boston University after high school, where he received his dental degree.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine: Following his graduation, he pursued an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program with specialty training in Prosthodontics. This involves restoring functionality and aesthetics with the use of crowns, bridges, dentures and dental implants.

New York Dental School: Here, Dr. Kim sought additional training and completed a Dental Implant Surgical Training Program before he entered a private practice in Boston.

Outside of The Office

Dr. Kim, a new San Diego resident, lives in the Civita community of Mission Valley where he enjoys spending time with his wife, Duna, and their puppy, Berry.

He’s excited to join the team at New Image Dental, and looks forward to meeting his new patients! Call us at 619-280-9100 and book an appointment with Dr. Kim today!

Using only the Finest Technology and Experienced Care

Serving our clients’ needs in general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, sedation dentistry, and more.

“We help our patients achieve their highest level of health”

As we get older we realize that our teeth are one of the most valuable assets to our health. By practicing conservative care and encouraging regular visits to the dentist, our team at New Image Dental makes it easier for patients to enjoy healthier, stronger smiles in a calming and friendly atmosphere.

Leslie Strommer, DDS
Scott Strommer, DDS