Meet the Doctors
David Clark DDS
Dr. David Clark founded the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, an international association formed to advance the science and practice of microendodontics, microperiodontics, microprosthodontics and microdentistry. He is a course director at the Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute in Newport Beach, California. He is co-director of Precision Aesthetics Northwest in Tacoma Washington, and an associate member of the American Association of Endodontists. He lectures and gives hands-on seminars internationally on a variety of topics related to microscope-enhanced dentistry. He has developed numerous innovations in the fields of micro dental instrumentation, imaging, and dental operatory design. Dr. Clark has authored several landmark articles about microscope dentistry including Aesthetic Dentistry, Sealants, The Role of Ultrasonics in Three Dimensional Shaping and Restoration of Non Vital Teeth, Micro-Imaging and Practice Management, and Crack Diagnosis.
Dr. Clark is proud to join with CRA (Clinical Research Associates) in The "Update Series" lectures and also to participate in the important research at their world class facility in Provo, Utah.
Dr. Clark is the editor in chief for the 2005 launch of The Journal of Microscope Dentistry. He is one of the pioneers of the microscope in restorative dentistry and was the first to install ceiling tracks to facilitate the use of a microscope in more than one operatory. He recently published a completely new approach to diagnosis and treatment of cracked teeth, based on a new nomenclature and classification system for enamel and dentinal cracks observed at 16x in The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. He is also developing new techniques and materials to better restore endodontically treated teeth, including the Endo-Restorative Casting.
Dr. Clark is a 1986 graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry.
Jihyon Kim, DDS
DR JIHYON KIM: Dr. Kim is a 1999 graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry. For years, she has been active in teaching and research. She served as an affiliate instructor in the Departments of Restorative and Prosthodontic Dentistry at the University of Washington and has published works research in molecular and cellular biology.
Dr. Kim is also very active in continuing education. She is a member of the Washington Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Washington Sate Dental Association, and a founding member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry.
Dr. Kim is a Course Co-Director of Precision Aesthetics Northwest. Precision Aesthetics Northwest is a microscope-centered teaching organization focusing on dental esthetics.