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Steve S. Kim, DDS Team

DR. KRISTIN ARITA-KIM

DR. KRISTIN ARITA-KIM

Associate Dentist

Dr. Kristin Arita-Kim is an Associate Dentist at Dr. Steve S. Kim DDS. Dr. Arita-Kim was born in Los Angeles, California and has lived in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Washington D.C. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Virginia and went on to receive her doctorate degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Arita-Kim completed her General Practice Residency in New York. She practiced in Virginia for a few years before moving back home to the Los Angeles area with her husband and brother. Dr. Arita-Kim is looking forward to building rapport with her patients and educating them so that they will be able to make well-informed decisions regarding their oral health needs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her college teams.

SUE HUH

SUE HUH

Hygienist

Hyunsook ‘Sue’ Huh is a dental hygienist at Steve S. Kim, DDS. She was born and raised in South Korea. She practiced as a dental hygienist since 2008. What Sue loves most about her job is caring for patients and providing them with the best care possible. She loves spending time with her husband and lovely daughter in her spare time. Sue’s quote to live by is “Be happy with nothing and you’ll be happy with everything.”

CHRISTINA MARTINEZ

CHRISTINA MARTINEZ

Front Staff

Christina is a front office staff member at Steve Kim, DDS. What she enjoys most about working at this office is the emphasis they put on customer service. She is originally from Los Angeles, California but moved to Georgia for 6 years back in 2011, when her husband got stationed at Fort Stewart. Now that they moved back to California, you can find them enjoying the outdoors with their two dogs and trying new places to eat. She LOVES horror films and is going back to school to pursue her career in early childhood education.

WENDY LARES

WENDY LARES

Treatment Coordinator

Wendy is a Treatment Coordinator at Steve S. Kim, DDS. She was born and raised in California. After high school, she became a dental assistant while attending college part-time. She has received her undergrad in Psychology and is currently a graduate student. For the past 14+ years she has acquired the knowledge from back office to front office, becoming knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry. In her free time she enjoys reading, spending family time with her husband and son and eating (and working-out to burn calories so she can eat more).

Jasmin Reyes

Jasmin Reyes

Dental Assistant

Jasmine Reyes is a Registered Dental Assistant at Steve S. Kim, DDS. She is originally from the South Bay in California. Her favorite thing about working at Steve S. Kim, DDS is the caring and friendly environment she helps create for patients and staff. Working for Steve S. Kim, DDS not only puts a smile on her face, she also gets to help others smile. In her spare time, Jasmine loves enjoying nature with coastal hikes, or doing sunrise and sunset photography. A fun fact about Jasmine: In 1985, she appeared in Highlights Magazine. Her favorite movie of all time is Home Alone, and she lives by the quote “Live everyday as if it were your last.”

EVELIN ORTIZ

EVELIN ORTIZ

Dental Assistant

Evelin Ortiz is a Dental Assistant at Steve S. Kim, DDS. What she loves most about working at the office is that that everyone she meets is friendly — from the patients to the staff. In her spare time, she enjoys spending a day by the ocean, playing music, or spending time with her hamster, Ollie. Her favorite book would definitely be Tuesdays with Morrie and her favorite movie is The Goonies. Her very interesting fun fact is that she can make a “weird noise with her mouth.” The quote she lives by is “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”

BRISEIDA QUINTERO

BRISEIDA QUINTERO

Dental Assistant

Briseida C Quintero is a Dental Assistant at Steve Kim D.D.S. What she likes most about working at Dr. Kim’s dental office is how much attention and care is given to all patients.

Briseida has always wanted a career in the dental field, with the end goal of becoming a dental hygienist. Briseida has currently obtained her Associate Degree and is looking to further her career as a Dental Hygienist. In her spare time, Briseida enjoys spending time at home with her family and having fun with friends.

  • 2 months ago

    Martavis Parker

    I love this dental office. I've been here twice so far for deep and routine cleanings and I'm very impressed. The technology is very up-to-date and the staff is friendly which makes me pretty relaxed ...
  • 2 months ago

    Great Dentist and great team really made me feel comfortable and I was impressed with the care I received!
  • 7 days ago

    John H.

    Great Dentist!
  • 2 months ago

    Hyun Kyung Park

    I’ve been here more than 10 years and I love it! Dr. Kim is the best dentist I’ve ever met, and Dr. Pyun is also one of top dentists in LA area. I’ve done so many treatments here, and everything...
  • 1 month ago

    Ram Her

    I’ve been going here for years. The office is always upbeat and cordial. My visits are quick, easy and painless. They are open early, late and on weekends. They provide free teeth cleaning kits every visit and often have money saving promotions.

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