Meet Our Orthodontists
Dr. Augustine Kim
OrthodontistDr. Augustine Kim grew up in Irvine, California. In 1998, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. After UCLA, he attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and graduated in 2008 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. In 2010, he received his Certificate in Orthodontics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Kim takes great pride in his ability to transform a patient’s smile. His attention to detail as well as his constant pursuit of new technology and clinical advancements, have resulted in optimal patient care. In his free time, Dr. Kim enjoys playing music, specifically the guitar and piano. He also likes to spend time outdoors, traveling, snowboarding, and playing golf.
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of Southern California, School of Dentistry
- Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
- American Association of Orthodontists
- California Associations of Orthodontists
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
ResearchThe Correlation between the American Board of Orthodontics Discrepancy Index and Objective Grading System. Click here to schedule your appointment.
Dr. Yeonju Elizabeth Son
Dr. Yeonju Elizabeth Son, DMD, is an orthodontist, a dental specialist with three additional years of highly selective training in 'orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics' from NYU College of Dentistry. As an Orthodontist, she diagnoses, prevents and corrects malpositioned teeth and jaws.
She completed her bachelor’s degree at University of Pennsylvania, graduating Cum Laude. Following Bachelors, Dr. Son went on to pursue the Doctorate of Dental Medicine at University of Pennsylvania. She then completed orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics residency at New York University. Dr. Son enjoys working with patients, and creating beautiful and healthy smile. Dr. Son’s treatment philosophy is to treat each patient with individualized care and to provide the best care for patients.
She is an active member American Board of Orthodontics, Northeastern Society of Orthodontics, and American Dental Association.Click here to schedule your appointment.
Dr. Nirav Patel
Dr. Patel is an orthodontist. He was awarded Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his post-graduate residency training in Orthodontics specialty at Roseman University of Health Sciences. He has also received a Master’s in business Administration. Dr. Patel is an active member of American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), American Dental Association (ADA), New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA) to name a few. Dr. Patel is committed to staying current on the latest advancements in orthodontics in order to provide the best possible care and treatment for his patients. Dr. Patel looks forward to helping his patients achieving the smiles that will bring them confidence and happiness for a lifetime.Read More
Dr. Gayatri Horowitz
Dr. Gayatri Horowitz graduated from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she received her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry degree and earned the Edward Hickling Bradford Fellowship for her dental research and the Shklar Award for public service. Dr. Horowitz remained at Harvard to complete her Doctorate of Medical Science degree and specialty training in Orthodontics. She has also completed the requirements of board certification and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. In addition, she is a member of the Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.
Dr. Horowitz enjoys cooking, baking and traveling to new places with her family.Click here to schedule your appointment.
Sung Kim DDS MS
Offices: Dr. Dental Billerica, Dr. Dental Lynn
Dental School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Graduate Degree: Masters of Sciences in Dentistry
Undergrad Degree:> B.S. in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
Specialty Certificates: Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Residency: Orthodontics, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
Personal Quote: "As your orthodontist, I have a passion to meet your comprehensive orthodontic needs. I am committed to providing not only a beautiful smile that propels your success but also the ultimate patient experience that will lead to a genuine life-long relationship"
Personal Biography: I was born and raised in South Korea, moved to the SF Bay Area when I turned 17. I began my career in fashion retail out of college, and I have been practicing dentistry since 2015. Outside of orthodontics, I love playing sports, particularly, tennis.
Favorites: I love spending time trying out different restaurants. My favorite teams are Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants. Roger Federer is my all-time favorite athlete. My favorite tv shows are The Office, Parks and Recreation, and Breaking Bads.
Professional Associations: American Association of Orthodontists, American Board of Orthodontics
Achievements/Awards: One of Dr. Kim's clinical cases in residency has won 3rd place in CDABO case competitionClick here to schedule your appointment.
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