Dr. Kim graduated from Pusan National University School of Dentistry. He finished the Resident program for the specialty of Conservative Dentistry at the Pusan National University Hospital and got his PhD degree at the same University. Since 2004, Dr. Kim has been working as a full-time faculty at the Pusan National University School of Dentistry. Dr. Kim worked at the University of Minnesota Bio-Engineering Laboratory, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota as a visiting research scholar to study about bone cement, biomaterial and biomechanics during the year 2008. He was the Chair in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and now he is taking in charge of Vice Dean at the Pusan National University School of Dentistry since 2015.
He has published many articles in the peer review international journals such as Journal of Endodontics, International Endodontic Journals. and etc. Dr. Kim also works as a Scientific advisory board member for the Journal of Endodontics and taking the position of Associate Editor for the European Endodontic Journal and Restorative Dentistry & Endodontics. He has been actively giving lectures about the contemporary clinical Endodontics and materials based on his research evidences in many countries of global dental societies.