Providers / Jay Kim, DDS, MS

Periodontist located in Los Gatos, CA

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Jay Kim, DDS, MS

Periodontist located in Los Gatos, CA

Jay Kim, DDS, MS, is a periodontist at Los Gatos Dental Specialists serving patients in Los Gatos, California, and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Kim earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Texas A&M College of Dentistry. He furthered his dental knowledge and served veterans by completing a general practice residency at the VA North Texas Health Care System. He furthered his career by completing a periodontal surgery residency at Texas A&M College of Dentistry.

He has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of periodontal treatment and is very knowledgeable in sedation dentistry. Dr. Kim especially enjoys replacing people’s smiles with dental implants. He has extensive knowledge in dental implantology and has placed over 7,500 implants in his career.

As a specialist, Dr. Kim is involved in several dental organizations. He is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Santa Clara County Dental Society.

Dr. Kim’s philosophy is to provide the best periodontal care for all his patients and continue to strive for the best treatment by furthering and advancing his education on a continual basis. He keeps up with the latest in technological advances to offer better options for everyone who sees him for treatment and takes hundreds of hours of continuing education every year to expand his knowledge.

In his time outside of work, Dr. Kim likes playing tennis, traveling, reading, and enjoying a good movie.

Academic Experience

  • Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
  • Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Residency: Certificate in Periodontics
  • Master of Science in Oral Biology
  • Dallas, Texas

Department of Veterans Affairs

  • North Texas Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Residency: Certificate in General Practice
  • Dallas, Texas

Baylor College of Dentistry

- Doctor of Dental Surgery

- Dallas, Texas

Texas A&M University

- Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

- College Station, Texas


Practice Area

Bay Area, Northern California


Surgical and Non-Surgical Periodontal Procedures

Periodontal Plastic Surgical Procedures

All-On-Four Type (Same Day) Dental Implant Procedures

Dental Implant Placement and Restoration (Single and Multiple)

Dental Implant Site Development (Sinus Lift & Ridge Augmentation)

3rd Molar Extractions (Including Partial and Fully Impacted Third Molars)

Orthodontic Support Procedures (Impacted Tooth Exposure, Gingivectomy, TAD)

Certified in Oral Sedation and Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Sedation