David Kim

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Dr. David M. Kim received his dental degree (DDS) from the University of Maryland Dental School and completed his periodontology training and Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in oral biology from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). He is an Associate Professor and the Director of Continuing Professional Education at HSDM.
Until 2023, he served as the Director of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontology and the Division Head at the same school. Dr. Kim is a past recipient of both Distinguished Junior and Senior Faculty awards from HSDM and A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Harvard Medical School. In addition, he received the Balint Orban Research Award, Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics, Teaching Fellowship, and Clinical Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.
Dr. Kim's clinical and research interests have been in using innovative concepts, technologies, and biomaterials to enhance intraoral soft and hard tissue formation, especially by incorporating the tissue engineering concept to repair and regenerate soft and hard tissue volume for patients requiring dental implants to replace missing teeth.
He is a diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology and maintains a clinical practice at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he received the 2022 Patient Experience Award.