Kevin Lim, DMD, MS, began his appointment as assistant professor with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry in the Department of Restorative Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics in August.
“It is an honor to be a part of this institution and to have the opportunity to help ensure that the quality of education, patient care and research that the UNC-CH School of Dentistry has been known for continues,” said Lim. “I am especially looking forward to becoming a contributing factor that helps to provide innovation in this institution.”
Lim received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and his master’s degree in oral biology from the UNC-CH program. He was unanimously selected for the Dentsply Implant Fellowship at UNC-CH upon his graduation.
In his faculty role at the UNC-CH School of Dentistry, he will provide instruction and supervision in clinical and pre-clinical teaching of prosthodontics to pre-doctoral students and residents. He will also participate in didactic teaching, research mentorship and committee service. His research interests include implant prosthodontics and digital dentistry.
Lim previously served as a pre-clinical and clinical teaching assistant in several capacities at the UNC-CH School of Dentistry. Most recently, he taught in the digital laboratory and in the graduate prosthodontics clinic. He has also held teaching positions in removable, fixed and implant prosthodontics at the UNC-CH School of Dentistry.
He has been a member of the American College of Prosthodontics since 2014, and a member of the Academy of Osseointegration since 2016.
“Dr. Lim is an extremely talented clinician, researcher and educator. He is an innovative thinker whose ideas will move our profession forward improving patient care,” said Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences Ryan Cook, DDS, MS. “The Department of Restorative Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics is excited to add him to our team.”