A Song of Comfort during COVID-19

A song of comfort from Dr. Kim and his family during this difficult and unprecedented time.  #songsofcomfort

The Singing Dentist!

Dr. Kim is often known as “the singing dentist” as you might hear him singing, humming or whistling while treating patients. Music is part of his life and he feels very fortunate to share his music together with his family. 

About Dr. Jimmy Kim

Dr. Jimmy Kim was raised in Toronto, Ontario and therefore has never strayed from being a faithful Maple Leafs fan even after moving around to many different places.  He graduated from the University of Toronto where he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology.He was then accepted to the University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School of Dentistry. for excellence in pediatric and special needs dentistry. He has also been actively involved in providing treatment in under-served and underprivileged parts of the world such as Honduras and The Dominican Republic through Medical Ministries International. During his years as a dental student, Dr. Kim served as vice-president and sports representative of his class. When graduating from UWO with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree, the school recognized him with an award. After completing his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Dr. Kim continued his training in a General Practice Residency at the London Health Sciences Centre with significant focus on Pediatrics and Oral Surgery. This hospital-based program enabled him to learn and deal with emergencies, traumas and other unique dental treatments. Dr. Kim’s firm belief of providing patients with the most current, most optimal treatment encouraged him to further his training at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, for two more years. He extensively widened the scope of his dentistry, gaining experience in IV conscious sedation, dental implants, and impacted wisdom teeth extractions, just to name a few. He then practiced in a private dental office in Barrie, Ontario prior to relocating to Victoria in 2008. Dr. Kim is a member of good standing of the Canadian Dental Association, College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, British Columbia Dental Association and Victoria and District Dental Society. In addition, he has been a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Toronto Implant Study Club, Victoria Implant Study Club and completed the Hands-On-Training Implant Mini-Residency Program in Yorba Linda, California. Through his intensive dental residency and fellowship experiences, as well as through his active involvement in continuing education programs, he is committed to providing his patients with excellent treatment in a warm, friendly environment. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kim enjoys playing sports, singing and performing all kinds of different musical instruments including the acoustic guitar, electric bass, and violin. Now that he has four sons who play competitive hockey, he enjoys having many more Leafs fans around him.   He also enjoys performing music with his family and spending quality time with them

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