Meet Our Dentist in Hyde Park, MA
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Meet Dr. Shawn Kim
Providing general and cosmetic dentistry in Hyde Park, Dr. Shawn Kim has earned the highest ratings in quality and patient satisfaction. Dr. Kim believes in a strong connection between a patient’s oral health and general health, so he is dedicated to developing a customized treatment plan that is specially designed for each patient. Dr. Kim graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. He then attended San Francisco VA Medical Center for advanced training. Because of his passion for cosmetic and implant dentistry, Dr. Kim has extensive experience with restoring the smiles of patients with complex problems. Every year, he devotes a significant amount of time to taking continuing education courses so he can ensure that patients receive the highest level dental care possible. Dr. Kim maintains fellowship status from The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Aside from caring for his patients, Dr. Shawn Kim’s interests include golfing, snowboarding, and most importantly spending time with his wife and children. He is also trilingual: he speaks English, Spanish, and Korean.
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Lan, Office Manager
Lan received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Centre College in 2012 before returning to the Boston area. As the Office Manager at Ace Dental Boston, Lan’s primary focus is ensuring that each and every patient receives exemplary care during every visit. Lan is an active member of the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) via the Boston Chapter since 2017 and became a Fellow of AADOM in 2019. She is also a fully Licensed Dental Assistant, and was certified in Dental Radiology at Boston University. She continues to take continuing education as much as possible. Her favorite part of the position is being able to truly make a difference in patients’ lives and help them to achieve their optimal oral health goals. Outside of work, Lan enjoys fine dining, watching movies, and spending time with her husband.
Lyndsey, Patient Care Coordinator
Lyndsey is the newest member to the Ace Dental Boston team and a wonderful addition. Lyndsey is responsible for scheduling patients and ensuring that every patient is comfortable and well taken care of. She is considered to be the Concierge member of the team, who is happy to assist patients with whatever they may need. Her favorite part of the job is truly getting to know our patients and building long lasting relationships with them is always an added bonus. Outside of work, Lyndsey is a part of a non-profit women’s organization called The Bold and Beautiful Women’s Circle, which helps to empower women through community service events. She has a passion for fashion, art, and loves to travel.
Joanne, Lead Dental Assistant
Joanne has been working in the dental industry and at this practice for 30 years. She is Licensed in Dental Assisting, Certified in Radiology and CPR, and continues to attend continuing education to further her dental career. Joanne’s favorite aspect of her position is being able to help patients overcome any dental anxieties they might have by making them feel welcome and comfortable. Joanne’s kindness and willingness to assist all patients shines through from the moment patients walk into the office. Joanne always goes above and beyond for the patients at the practice and loves building trusting relationships with patients and has done so with many of them who have been at the practice for decades. When Joanne is not at work, she loves to spend time with her son CJ, paint, read, hike, and play video games.
Harrison, Licensed Dental Assistant
Harrison is a proud graduate of the Everest Institute, as well as MassBay Community College. He always wanted to be in a career that helped people, and has now been working in the dental industry for over 9 years. Harrison loves the great personalities of everyone in the office as well as the high standard of patient care held by every member of the team. Harrison’s favorite part of dental assisting is being able to meet new people and getting to know them at their appointments. Harrison’s bright and fun personality is evident on a daily basis as he strives to provide the best possible quality of care to patients. Outside of work, Harrison is a personal fitness trainer who loves working out. He participates in a number of local fundraisers and community service events, and also loves both racing and working on cars.
Shaina, Registered Dental Hygienist
Shaina DeGrace is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Ace Dental Boston. She received her A.S in Dental Hygiene in 2015 and her B.S. in Dental Hygiene with a concentration in Education in 2016 from Mount Ida College. Shaina is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and participates in community service to help educate her community in dental health. Shaina was a Dental Assistant for 4 years before working as a Dental Hygienist, which shows her passion and dedication to the field. When she is not at the office, Shaina enjoys photography, traveling and going back home to Cape Cod to visit family.
Erin, Registered Dental Hygienist
Erin graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. She is Safe-Space certified and SBIRT trained. Erin holds her local anesthesia license and is CPR certified. Erin loves to educate her patients on dental hygiene and dentistry in general and works closely with them to establish a plan so that they can achieve their desired oral health outcomes. Erin always creates a soothing and relaxing environment for her patients and strives to create strong bonds with them through her honesty and transparency. When Erin is not at work, she enjoys art, BollyX classes, traveling, beekeeping, and hiking.