Dr. Kevin Shim
Dr. Shim grew up in Santa Rosa, California and has lived in the Portland area for over a decade. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from Pacific Union College and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University. He opened the doors to Premier Dentistry in 2005 and gathered a team just as competent, passionate, and caring as himself. His goal was to create a practice that covers all oral care needs. Premier Dentistry was built and equipped for general dentistry, oral surgery, implants, endo, full mouth reconstruction, dentures, all specialties are covered. Dr. Shim’s vision for Premier Dentistry is to get patients’ mouths healthy and leave them with bright smiles.
Dr. Kevin Shim is a believer in personalized care. He listens to what patients have set as their smile goals and balances it with what they need for their oral health. He also emphasizes on educating patients on their treatment and at-home-care.
Dr. Shim also extensively attends continuing education courses. It not only improves his skills but keeps him current, engaged, and excited about dentistry. He feels very blessed to be practicing in the information age, where new techniques and materials are quickly evolving and improving. He loves technology, and he tries to incorporate as much as possible into his practice for a better patient experience.
“Premier Dentistry was built on the foundation of getting our patients’ mouths healthy so they can focus their time, energy, and money on things that make them happy. My patients aren’t in constant need of root canals, crowns, or implants. We try to minimize the need for such procedures with preventative care.” – Dr. Kevin Shim