Meet the Doctors

Dr. Mellanie Kim

Mellanie Kim, DMD

Areas of Expertise
Family Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Mellanie Kim received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Rochester, and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. Afterward, she completed a one-year General Practice Residency at Jacobi Medical Center, a level-one trauma center. She is a skilled provider of all aspects of general dentistry with experience in most specialty fields including restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, pediatrics, and emergency care. Both of the institutions where she received dental training had affiliations with the Ryan White Foundation, which funds ideal treatment for HIV-positive patients. Dr. Kim is a member of the New York State Dental Association and the New York County Dental Society.

Dr. Kim enjoys promoting oral healthcare by motivating patients to value oral health and to take pride in their smile. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, kickboxing, and running in Central Park.

Email: Dr.Kim@cpwdentistry.com

Also Speaks: Korean

Questions & Answers

Q: How do you want people to feel when they come to see you?

A: I want people to look forward to coming to see me. I enjoyed going to the dentist growing up and I want others to feel the same way.


Q: If you could tell people one thing about dentistry or oral health, what would it be?

A: Floss the teeth you want to keep.


Q: What’s your hidden talent?

A: My injections really don’t hurt!