We have had three people in our family go through braces with Dr. Don. Aside from his attention for perfection he makes you feel so welcomed. I watch the way he interacts with the kids and the parents. I think it is so important the way he takes the time to explain to the kids exactly why he is doing what he is doing and what they can expect in all areas. He holds them accountable for taking care of their teeth. We have just loved our experience. Bitter sweet to be leaving soon.
Going on a year being a patient here, and it is one of the best decisions I have made. As an adult, looking for an orthodontist office was not the easiest—but going here makes it easy. I am always well taken care of from longer procedures to important basics...like making my next appointment. Most recently, they paused my treatment for several important life events & did so without hesitation which I am very appreciative of. Everyone is professional and combine that with the positive environment they create, it really feels like my Invisalign treatment is a priority.
We have finally finished our orthodontics with both kids! It was such a great experience working with Dr. Don and his amazing team. They are simply the best and we're so grateful we used them for our children's orthodontics. Their teeth look beautiful. Thank you for everything!!
Outstanding Dr. and very nice staff. Did a great job with my son and now doing a great job with my daughter. Very complicated case and seeing very good results. 5 STAR!
The best orthodontist practice in Novato. Great orthodontic care, great results. Great service, very accommodating and helpful, always.
Convenient location, staff is super nice, and professional treatment. Was never talked down to, always answered all questions and very easy experience.
Meet Dr. Paul Kim
Dr. Paul Kim believes in treating every patient like family. To him, taking part in changing people’s lives by giving them the confidence to smile is a rewarding privilege. Dr. Kim grew up in the Bay Area and as a young man, served six years as a Pastor supporting youth and young adults. Dr. Kim then chose to continue his service to his community and pursue his passion in the medical field. He attended graduate school to earn his dental degree with honors at the University of California, San Francisco. In his six years of working in general dentistry, Dr. Kim provided comprehensive dental care for patients in Marin County. To share his knowledge in dentistry, Dr. Kim also enjoyed teaching dental students as a UCSF clinical instructor. His orthodontic residency training in San Francisco at the University of Pacific School of Dentistry further solidified his passion in improving people’s lives, one smile at a time.
- Dr. Kim received a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley.
- He received his dental degree, with honors, from UCSF School of Dentistry in San Francisco.
- After dental school, he treated patients in Marin County as a General Dentist for six years.
- Dr. Kim taught dental students as a UCSF clinical instructor.
- He completed his Orthodontic residency and Masters degree at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- California Dental Association
- San Francisco Dental Society
On a Personal Note…
Dr. Kim met his wife, his college sweetheart, Marrisa, at UC Berkeley. Their friendship and chemistry sparked instantaneously when they first laid eyes on each other during organic chemistry class. Today, Dr. Kim and his wife love spending time in the outdoors, hiking and playing sports with their four sweet children, Gabriel, Lauren, Joshua, and David, one of whom is a special needs child. Dr. Kim is a die-hard Warriors fan who enjoys playing pickup basketball games whenever he can. Photography intrigues him; in his spare time, Dr. Kim likes to capture life through pictures.