What is a periodontist? A periodontist is trained in preventing and treating issues with the gums and underlying bone structure of the jaw. Periodontists are able to place dental implants, treat gingivitis and other gum diseases, perform bone and gum grafting, and gum recontouring procedures.
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Dr. Yung Kim is a double board certified Periodontist and board certified Prosthodontist, educated to treat many extremely complex disorders involving gum disease, tooth decay, and oral pathology. His focus is on full-mouth, complex, surgical, and reconstructive dentistry. He has extensive knowledge of implant dentistry and advanced surgical procedures, specializing in teeth in a day and All-on-Four implants. He is also Invisalign certified and experienced with CAD/CAM restorations and dentures.
What is a prosthodontist? A prosthodontist is trained to restore and replace teeth. Prosthodontists are able to perform procedures involving porcelain veneers, crowns or “caps”, dentures, and bonding.
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Procelain Dental Veneers
Prosthodontics Residency Program, University of Connecticut (2011 – 2013)
Master of Dental Science (MDSc), University of Connecticut (2008 – 2011)
Periodontics Residency Program, University of Connecticut (2008 – 2011)General Practice Residency Program, Nassau University Medical Center (2006 – 2008)
Doctor of Dental Surgery, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (2002 -2006)
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cum Laude, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (1998 – 2002)
Whether your teeth are the wrong shape, crooked, stained, or chipped, our cosmetic dentists can treat your teeth with minimal methods using the latest techniques and the finest materials.
Dr. Yung Kim is one of a few dental professionals in the U.S. who is both an American Board Certified Periodontist and an American Board Certified Prosthodontist. To achieve this dual certification, he underwent an additional five years of education after dental school. Resulting from his periodontal training, Dr. Kim is skilled in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the supporting structures of the teeth. As a prosthodontist, he replaces damaged or missing teeth as well as hard and soft tissues of the mouth and face. The advanced expertise required to achieve double certification allows Dr. Kim to perform both surgical and restorative aspects of dentistry. As a result, our patients can look forward to an efficient, streamlined process as well as a more comfortable visit with fewer specialists.
Dr. Kim received his Bachelor of Science from SUNY Stony Brook University and earned his Dental Degree from SUNY Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine. Continuing his education and training, Dr. Kim completed a general practice residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Following the residency, he attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated from the Periodontics and Prosthodontics Program, earning his Master’s Degree in Dental Science.
Invisalign uses a series of clear removable aligners to straighten your teeth without metal wires or brackets. Invisalign has been proven effective in clinical research and in orthodontic practices nationwide. In fact, over 70% of all U.S. orthodontists are certified to treat patients with Invisalign.
Porcelain dental veneers are a thin layer of porcelain laminate which is bonded to the surface of your tooth. They are shaped and sized specifically to fit your teeth. They are also color matched to the rest of your teeth so they are undetectable.
Pain After Tooth Extraction & Dental Surgery– End it today ! When it comes to dental after care, we ask that you follow the instructions below carefully. They will greatly assist you in having a smooth recovery from your surgical procedures. Your results not only depend on the actual procedure but also on the quality of the dental after care.
Place an ice bag on the outside of the face that corresponds to the operative site. Alternate 15 minutes on and 10 minutes off for at least two to three hours.
Starting 24 hours after the surgery, begin salt & water
or peroxide and water rinses four times per day for one to two weeks.
Light brushing around the surgical site should be started at this time, as well. Brush more vigorously each day as comfort allows.
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