About Us

Meet Dr. Kim

Dr. Hyun-Dong Kim is an ambitious and personable general dentist, who loves his work and really enjoys building relationships with his patients. He believes that communication and comfort are essential, and really treats all his patients like his own family.

Dr. Kim earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michican, Ann Arbor. He went on to earn his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from theUniversityofMichiganSchoolofDentistry where he developed a keen interest in implant dentistry. He continued his dental training by attending Einstein Medical Center’s General Practice Residency. There he gained extensive training in the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants, rotary endodontics (root canals), and cosmetic dentistry.

He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Maryland State Dental Association (MSDA) a, the Howard County Dental Association (HCDA), and Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

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Meet Our Team

Friendly, Personable Care

The Pinnacle Family Dental team is proud to provide patients in Howard County with friendly, quality care. Our team will always make you feel at home in our office, and we take a genuine interest in your dental health. We love getting to know you and your loved ones, and we are proud to know many of our patients by name when they enter our office. When you’re here, you’ll feel like family and we will always do our best to ensure that your visit with us is positive. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!


Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda has been a registered dental hygienist for the last 12 years. She received her Bachelor's of science degree at the University of Maryland, College of Dental Surgery. As a dental hygienist, Amanda takes high priority in making her patients feel at ease and building a good patient relationship. She also loves to give back to the community through volunteer dentistry.

She spends a lot of her time outside of work staying in shape and spending time with family and friends. Amanda loves being outdoors and watching her son play travel baseball.


Dental Assistant

Ranie has been a crucial fixture to the field of dentistry for the past 18 years. As a graduate of a prestigious Korean dental hygiene institute, Ranie obtained her certification as a fully certified dental hygienist and went on to work as such for 6 years in Korea before relocating to the US to continue working in the dental field. Ranie is compassionate, friendly and a caring person, and as a dental assistant, does her absolute best in helping her patients improve their dental education and experience. In her spare time, Ranie likes to attend concerts, travel with her family, and go hiking.

Comforts and Amenities for a Relaxing Dental Visit

We want you to feel at ease and calm in our office, and that’s why we offer amenities to keep you and your little ones comfortable during your visit. Whether you’re in the lobby or the operatory, we provide patient comforts, including a kids' play area, to make sure you and your family have a stress-free experience in our office.

Your Smile is Our Mission at Pinnacle Family Dental

At Pinnacle Family Dental, we genuinely care about our patients and we are proud to provide compassionate, friendly dentistry for patients in Ellicott City. Our goal is to be a resource for our patients when it comes to whole ­health dentistry and to empower you to make the best decisions for your dental health. We care about your overall health, not just your mouth, and we take a holistic approach to dentistry because we want you to be happy and healthy. Call us today to schedule an appointment!

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