Meet Dr. Youngjoo Kim

Youngjoo E. Kim, DDS

Dr. Youngjoo E. Kim received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University in California. After completeing a general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York City, she completed her pediatric dentistry residency program at New York University. Dr. Kim then went to the San Francisco Bay Area and spent three successful years in private practice. In 2010, Dr. Kim joined the faculty at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and served as the pediatric dentistry clinic director while teaching future dentists and engaging in patient care.  Her passion for children's oral health led her to invent an innovative Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush to help children effectively brush their teeth. She lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, a UM engineering professor, and three young children. Dr. Kim is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is excited to build long-term relationships with families in our practice and provide outstanding patient care to infants, children, and adolescents.