Our Doctors

Dr. Michael Kim, DDS

Dr. Michael Kim, DDS is a native of Southern California and grew up in Loma Linda, CA. Coming from a family of dentists, Dr. Kim was brought up with a deep appreciation and understanding for dentistry from an early age. He fell in love with the profession early on, and decided to attend Pacific Union College in Napa, CA where he graduated with a B.S. in Biology. He went on to return home and earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. After graduating from Loma Linda University, Dr. Kim moved to Dallas to practice with his father, eventually starting his own practice in North Dallas a few years later. After spending 6 years in Dallas, he decided to move back to Southern California to be closer to friends and family. Dr. Kim has dedicated himself to taking numerous hours of continuing education every year to stay up to date with the latest techniques and technology and is an advocate for providing the most advanced and conservative procedures possible. In his spare time, he loves traveling and spending time with his wife Yuna, and his two daughters Evelyn and Olivia.

Professional Accreditations and Memberships

American Dental Association

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Academy of General Dentistry

California Dental Association

Kois Trained Dentist

Choosing a dentist trained by the Kois Center can offer several benefits. Kois training focuses on advanced techniques in restorative and esthetic dentistry, emphasizing a comprehensive and evidence-based approach to dental care. Here are some reasons why you might consider going to a Kois trained dentist:

1. Advanced Training: Dentists trained at the Kois Center undergo rigorous education in complex restorative and cosmetic procedures, including dental implants, smile makeovers, and occlusion (bite) analysis.

2. Evidence-based Approach: Kois training emphasizes evidence-based dentistry, meaning treatments are based on the latest scientific research and proven techniques, leading to more predictable and long-lasting outcomes.

3. Comprehensive Care: Kois dentists are trained to assess the entire oral system, not just individual teeth or problems. This comprehensive approach can lead to more effective treatment plans tailored to your specific needs.

4. Focus on Long-Term results: Kois-trained dentists prioritize long-term oral health and function. They aim to address underlying issues and provide durable solutions that support overall dental wellness.

5. Customized Treatment Plans: Kois dentists design personalized treatment plans based on your unique dental situation, considering factors like your bite, jaw alignment, and esthetic goals.

6. Quality and Precision: Due to their specialized training, Kois dentists are often skilled in intricate procedures, delivering high-quality restorations and cosmetic enhancements.

7. Continuing Education: Dentists from the Kois Center participate in ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest advancements in dentistry, ensuring they provide the best care possible.

Overall, seeing a Kois trained dentist can offer you access to cutting-edge dental techniques and a commitment to excellence in restorative and esthetic dentistry. If you value comprehensive, evidence-based care with a focus on long-term results, a Kois dentist could be an excellent choice for your dental needs.

Our Doctors

Dr. Charles Wilson, DDS

Dr. Charles Wilson, DDS graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS in Biology in 1968, followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1972. During his time at USC, he was ranked 4th out of 120 students in his class, and was awarded the Garrett Newkirk Memorial Award for Scholarship, Technical Skill, and Leadership along with the J. Walter Reeves Memorial Award for Proficiency in Anatomy. Dr. Wilson completed a dental residency at Brentwood - Wadsworth VA Hospital in West L.A. in 1973. Dr. Wilson still believes that patient comfort is the #1 priority when it comes to dental treatment and is still an advocate for nitrous oxide administration and continues to hold his Oral Conscious Sedation Certification.

Dr. Wilson has been living in San Juan Capistrano for the past 30 years and is happily married to his wife Joanne with 5 children and 11 grand children. His hobbies include mountain biking, scuba & free underwater diving, spear fishing, photography, watercolor, and painting. He is currently a member and Lay Counselor at South Shores Church in Dana point and attends weekly small groups with his Church group.