Meet Dr. Joyce Kim, DDS
Cosmetic & Family Dentist
Dr. Kim earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2001 and practiced dentistry in Southeast Michigan until moving to Central Pennsylvania in 2005. After practicing in Lewisburg, Dr. Kim joined Loyalsock Dental Associates in 2007 and has served the greater Loyalsock and Williamsport area since then.
Dr. Kim is uniquely positioned to provide premier services informed by international leaders in functional and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Kim specializes in a holistic, systemic approach to patient care that focuses on comprehensive oral health. In addition to addressing immediate patient concerns, Dr. Kim endeavors to tackle primary causes and to provide treatment that optimizes long-term function and aesthetics.
Dr. Kim is dedicated to excellence in dentistry and remaining on the leading edge of her field through post-graduate training with world-renowned experts in cosmetic and functional dentistry. She has actively trained with the Pankey Institute and Spear Education, two the most prominent and respected centers for advanced dental education. Dr. Kim is active in several regional study clubs affiliated with Spear, Pankey, Cerec, and Invisalign, where she regularly meets with other dentists to discuss best-practices and study the latest approaches, techniques, technologies, and materials.
Dr. Kim is known for the beauty, quality, and longevity of her work. As a general and cosmetic dentist, she provides comprehensive treatments ranging from porcelain veneers and crowns, bite splint therapy, occlusal equilibration, complete dentures, removable prostheses, and implant restorations. She is up to date on the most proven, current technologies, including single day crowns (CEREC), clear aligner orthodontic therapy (Invisalign), and digital bite registration (T-Scan).
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentistry
- Spear Education
- Pankey Institute
- CEREC Doctors
Continuing Education & Training
October 10-12, 2018
Dr. Kim participated in an intensive, 3-day hands-on workshop at the world-renown Spear Education to increase her practical knowledge of the restorative aspects of implants. The workshop covered a multi-disciplinary approach to implants to result in optimal planning and placement, management of soft tissue, leading to predictable patient outcomes. Dr. Kim remains committed to providing comprehensive, effective treatment tailored to the specific needs of her patients with implants.
Pankey Learning Group
Dr. Kim participated in a semi-annual Pankey Study Club in Annapolis, MD that focuses on Invisalign treatment. At the study club experts shared the newest features of Invisalign, while Dr. Kim and 9 other dentists shared and discussed challenging cases in which Invisalign produced excellent patient outcomes. The study club discussed utilization of state of the art software that helps to improve holistic clinical outcomes using Invisalign, including both aesthetics and function (in particular how teeth bite together)