Dr. James S. Kim, DDS. SC

Smile Gallery: Cosmetic Dentist

Below are examples of Dr. Kim's exceptional work in cosmetic dentistry, professional whitening, dental implants, and full mouth reconstruction.

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All Porcelain Crown & Veneer
A young woman presented to our office asking for her options for changing her 2 central incisors. Patient stated that she did not like the way two teeth were different in size and color. Options were given and discussed. Patient's treatment consisted...[Read More]
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Orthodontics/Braces/Straight Teeth
Young teenager presented to our office with dad concerning her crooked teeth due to crowding. After all the options were discussed, orthodontic treatment was started and completed. Patient is very happy with her new smile.
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Open Space Closure (Diastema) With Porcelain Crown/Customized White Filling
Male patient presented to our office with a the gap in his front teeth. Patient was not happy with the space between his teeth causing him not to smile. Patient wanted to know what options he had to fix his present condition. A treatment option of po...[Read More]
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Composite/All White Filling
A 16 year old male teenager presented with a fractured central tooth due to a sport injury. Since the patient was so young we elected to restore the tooth with a very conservative restoration - Composite. Composite (white filling) is tooth colored pl...[Read More]
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All Porcelain Veneers
Female patient presented to our office inquiring about possible solutions for her crooked and dark teeth. Patient did not want braces/orthodontics at her age. Our office recommended a very conservative restoration option: All Porcelain Veneers. Vene...[Read More]
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Single Crown (All Porcelain)
Female patient presented to our office with broken tooth in her hand. The patient informed us that the broken tooth had a root canal and a crown many years ago. Several options were discussed including implants, but patient did not want any surgery....[Read More]
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All Porcelain Crowns/Caps
Patient presented with "patched" dental treatment consisting of old composite that was discolored and irritating the gums. Once the inflammation of the gums were addressed, the patient had six All Porcelain Crowns cemented. Notice how good the new re...[Read More]
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All Porcelain Bridge
An elderly patient presented with an ill fitting partial/"flipper."Patient was complaining that the flipper was not fitting well and looked horrible. She also did not like that she had to take it in and out all the time. An All Porcelain Bridge was s...[Read More]
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Replacing Fillings (Amalgam)
Female patient presented with old fillings (amalgam) that were leaking and broken down. Also the patient had a tooth that was not restorable due to a large cavity. Due to the nature of amalgam, the silver mercury filling leaks over time causing cavit...[Read More]
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Custom Made Denture
Patient presented with an old denture that was loose, stained, and worn. A new denture was specially custom made for the patient after discussing what she wanted in her new denture. The patient chose to have longer and whiter teeth which also was wel...[Read More]
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Porcelain crowns,veneers, & Implants
A male college student presented to our office after orthodontics for a consult for his missing anterior teeth. Several treatment options were discussed. Patient chose implants, porcelain crowns, and porcelain veneers for the final restoration. The c...[Read More]
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Partial Denture/Flipper
Young female patient presented to our office with an unaesthetic partial denture/flipper. Patient stated the denture was fitting poorly and looked horrible. Patient was so self conscious that she learned to purse her upper lip so she would not reveal...[Read More]
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Full Upper Arch Reconstruction
Attractive young female presented to our office with pain in her upper jaw. Patient said that she has been avoiding dental treatment for many years for her extreme fear of the dentist. We informed the patient of sedation dentistry as an option to aid...[Read More]
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Full Mouth Reconstruction
An elderly female patient presented to our office in need of much dental treatment. Patient stated that she knows that she has neglected her dental needs in the past, but is now ready to proceed with treatment. The patient's treatment consisted of i...[Read More]
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Full Mouth Reconstruction with Porcelain Bridge
Elderly man came to the office because of a broken front tooth that had become infected. After options were presented and discussed, the patient decided on an All Ceramic Porcelain Bridge for his broken tooth. Also, he wanted a better smile without g...[Read More]