Meet Dr. James J. Kim

Meet Monterey, CA Dentist Dr. James J. Kim 

I received my D.D.S. degree from Northwestern University Dental School and have been in private practice in the Central Coast area for over 23 years.  I continue my education and keep up-to-date with changes in dentistry by attending continuing education courses in cosmetic and general dentistry and through my membership in the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and Monterey Bay Dental Society (MBDS).  I have been nominated multiple times for excellence in cosmetic and general dentistry by America's Top Dentistry consumer's Research Council of America.  In addition, United Concordia  Insurance recognized us for "Outstanding Service" as a participating dental office since 2006.

My office offers comprehensive treatment in all aspects of adult and pediatric general dentistry, including dental hygiene, fillings, crowns, and emergency dentistry.  In addition, I specialize in cosmetic dentistry including Dental Implants, Bonding, Veneers, and Whitening.  My practice philosophy focuses on excellent dental care utilizing the latest techniques and materials in a comfortable and professional setting.  I strive to listen to my patients' concerns and problems while creating an office environment that is both comfortable and professional.  I value your time as if it were my own, and you will be seen promptly at your appointed time.

Besides my passion for dentistry, I enjoy spending time with my wife, children, Mochi, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and Honey, a Maltipoo.  I invite you and your family to come to visit our office and allow us to help you with any of your dental needs.


- (2018-2019) Best of Monterey Dentists

- Monterey Business Hall of Fame

- America's Best Dentists

- America's Top Dentists

- Who's Who 2021 

- (2006-Present) United Concordia "Outstanding Service" Award