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Our Office Locations
Garden Grove

12777 Valley View St. #282
Garden Grove, CA 92845
Phone: (714) 898-8757

Diamond Bar

620 N Diamond Bar Blvd
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Phone: (909) 861-3043

Meet the Doctors...

  Jin Y. Kim, DDS, MPH, MS  Periodontist

Dr. Jin Y. Kim

is a dual board-certified specialist limiting his specialty practice to periodontics and reconstructive implant dentistry. His is unique in that as a specialist, he has the experience of having practiced general dentistry for close to a decade, and at the same time, has had a rich academic and research qualifications.


Jin was born in south Korea, but was raised in Vietnam and Australia for most of his younger years due to his parent's Christian missionary work. He had completed education at Newington College in Sydney, Australia, and went on to Faculty of Dentistry at University of Sydney, the oldest and the most reputable dental school in the southern hemisphere. He had graduated from the dental school in 1986, and went into complete a further degree in pathology at the Faculty of Medicine which was completed in 1988.


From 1989-1991, he served as a medical missionary in his native Korea, having been deployed by Uniting Church in Australia. Dr. Kim then settled in California where he completed degrees in public health, oral biology and eventually a three-year residency in periodontics and implant surgery at UCLA School of Dentistry in 1998. He became board-certified by the American Board of Periodontology in 1999, the year he started his first specialty practice in Garden Grove, California. Other credentials he has earned include Fellowship with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), Fellowship with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and his second board-certification with the American Board of Oral Implantologists/Implant Dentistry. Dr. Kim is a rare breed in that he is one of the very few specialists in the country to be dual-boarded in fields of periodontics and implant dentistry. Dr. Kim's bulk of time is spent at the two main practices, in Garden Grove and Diamond Bar, California. He is also the Director of Implant Dentistry at the Image Center, in Huntington Beach, California. At this state-of-art facility he works closely with cosmetic dentists, plastic surgeons, and anesthesiologists to bringing together synergistic outcome in the form of art and science of functional and cosmetic orofacial dentistry. Apart from the clinical practices, Dr. Kim is passionately engaged in teaching of dental students, residents and fellow dental professionals, as a lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry and as a sought-out international speaker. He has spoken at numerous, reputable national and international podiums and a number of universities around the world in no less than 16 different countries. Link to Dr. Kim's lecture schedules   Each year he spends 20-30 days on teaching and lecturing alone. He has contributed to scientific articles and dental textbooks. Link to Dr. Kim's publications


Dr. Jin Kim belongs to a number of dental organizations including the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society and Tri-County Dental Society. He is also a member of the prestigious Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry, and is a board member of Western Society of Periodontology (WSP) (to be installed as president in 2011) and North American Society of Peridontists (NASP).


Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kim is active with boy scouting, where he was the founding Cubmaster of Pack 1238 in Fullerton, CA, and is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster at Troop 93, also in Fullerton CA. He is a proud father of three sons, Justin, Stanley, and Cameron. He is married to Dr. Connie Kyung H. Choi, graduate of USC School of Dentistry, and a dentist who maintains a general dental practice in El Monte CA.  Here is living proof that Bruins and Trojans can coexist in peace...

     Jin, Connie and the boys, Justin, Stanley and Cameron

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  Roy H. Yoo, D,M.D.  Periodontist

Dr. Roy Yoo grew up in the south bay area of southern California. After graduating from UC Berkeley with a major in Molecular Biology, Dr. Yoo attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He continued his specialty training in periodontics at the USC School of Dentistry and immediately joined the practice at Garden Grove for which we are most grateful.

Dr. Yoo remains affiliated with the USC Advanced Periodontology Department as a part-time faculty member. Apart from the university duties, he is involved with clinical training programs with a number of dental implant manufactirers and organizations. He has published articles in The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants and The Journal of the Western Society of Periodontology. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Institute, amongst many other professional organizations. Dr. Yoo had recently married Kara, a most beautiful bride, and they make their home in Huntington Beach, California.




























      Dr. & Mrs. Roy Yoo


 John Thomas, M.D.  Board-Certified Anesthesiologist


Dr. Thomas is a specialist with training in full scope of anesthesia. He is a graduate of the UCLA anesthesia residenc program, and is also the chief staff anesthesiologist at The Huntington Surgery Center, in Huntington Beach, CA.


Dr. Thomas is available to undertake surgical cases from minor sedation to full general anesthesia in the convenience of our own offices.


  Salman Hussain, D.M.D.  Dentist Anesthesiologist



Dr. Hussain is a specialist with training in full scope of anesthesia. He is a graduate of Loma Linda University’s Dental Anesthesiology program, a two year post doctorate degree in the specialty of anesthesiology. During his training at Loma Linda University Medical Center, a trauma facility with sixteeen operating rooms, he received extensive training in both medical and surgical anesthesiology. He also received further specialized training at the Special Care Dentistry Clinic at the Loma Linda School of Dentistry, which sees nearly five thousand patients annually, primarily comprised of pediatric and adult special needs patients. He is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, Society of Pediatric Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association. He holds certification in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Prior to his training as an anesthesiologist, he obtained his undergraduate and doctoral degrees from McGill University, Canada, following which he served four years in the Royal Canadian Military.


Dr. Hussain is available to undertake surgical cases from minor sedation to full general anesthesia in the convenience of our own offices.


Link to Dr. Hussain's website


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