Meet Dr. Kim & Dr. Kay

Your Trusted Pediatric Dentists in Artesia, CA

Iljoon Kim, DMD and Kallaya Wangpichit, DDS - Pediatric Dentists in Artesia, CA - Kids Smile Pediatric DentistryDr. Kim grew up in Southern California and attended Claremont McKenna College for his undergraduate degree. He decided to pursue a career in dentistry like his father. He attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Massachusetts. He then continued his studies at Boston University School of Dental Medicine in Massachusetts. Dr. Kim completed two years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry in 2000.

Dr. Kay attended Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. Upon receiving her doctorate in 1995, she worked at the Child Psychiatric Hospital in Thailand before she continued her studies at Boston University School of Dental Medicine in Massachusetts. Dr. Kay completed two years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry in 2000 and obtained her master’s degree in 2001.

Dr. Kim and Dr. Kay are members of the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Harbor Dental Society

Both doctors are board certified pediatric dentists and hold certificates in oral conscious sedation, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS).