Our People

Dr. Jenny Kim


Dr. Jenny Kim is a highly accomplished dentist with a strong educational background and extensive experience in the field of dentistry. She is a proud graduate of the University of Otago, where she earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. Her journey in dentistry began as a house surgeon at Christchurch Hospital, where she gained valuable practical experience.

Over the years, Dr. Jenny Kim has worked in multiple private dental practices in Christchurch, honing her skills and knowledge. In 2010, she achieved a significant milestone by becoming the owner of the Merivale Dental Group. Subsequently, she established a new brand called Studio Dental, showcasing her dedication and passion for the profession.

Dr. Jenny Kim's expertise covers a wide range of dental services, including IV sedation, minor oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry using CADCAM (CEREC) technology, CBCT-guided implant placement and restorations, and endodontics. Her commitment to preventive care and meticulous attention to detail have earned her a strong reputation for providing exceptional dental care and patient experiences.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Jenny Kim is an active member of the Canterbury branch of the New Zealand Dental Association. This involvement reflects her dedication to continuous learning and professional development within the dental field.

Beyond her professional life, Dr. Jenny has a diverse range of interests. She has a love for music and is skilled in playing both the piano and flute. She also shares her life with Boris, a playful Siberian Forest cat who serves as the beloved mascot of her dental practice. Dr. Jenny Kim's gentle manner and playful personality have endeared her to patients of all ages, making her a favourite in the dental community.

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