Augustine Kim, DDS
Just as each person is unique, so is a smile. Knowing this, Dr. Augustine takes great pride in creating beautiful smiles that are unique to that individual. The results? A life-changing transformation process that is truly priceless! This is where Dr. Augustine obtains his greatest satisfaction, knowing that he has a hand in this process and is able to make a positive impact in that person’s life.
After graduating from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance, Dr. Augustine decided to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by becoming a dentist and orthodontist, respectively. He attended USC School of Dentistry (as his father did before him) where was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. During his four years at USC, he was recognized for his academic excellence, being placed on the Dean’s Honor list multiple times.
He also has the distinction of receiving the highest score among his classmates on the National Board of Dental Examination Part 1. Dr. Augustine completed his orthodontic residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA), where he was mentored by numerous world-renowned faculty.
To continue providing the best possible treatment for his patients, Dr. Augustine stays current with all of the new techniques and advancements happening in dentistry, orthodontics, and pediatric dentistry. He attends both local and national meetings, continuing education courses, seminars, and hands-on training in new technologies throughout the year. Dr. Augustine is board eligible with the American Board of Orthodontics and is currently working on becoming a diplomate of the board. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the New England Society of Orthodontists.
When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Augustine enjoys playing the piano and guitar, snowboarding, golfing and exploring different parts of the world. He loves spending time with children, especially his nephews and nieces.