Shalom Dentistry provides comprehensive dental care to patients in Acton, MA and its neighboring towns. We feel privileged in supporting our patients regain and maintain their complete oral health. It is our commitment to maintain the highest standard of care and make our office feel comfortable for everyone.
Due to the corona virus emergency situation, we will be closed until April 6. However, Dr. Kim will be available for emergencies. Please feel free to call or email anytime with questions. In case of calling, please leave a voicemail and Dr. Kim will get back to you ASAP. Thank you.
He was an amazing Dentist. I had to have a root canal and he fit me in right away. I have really sensitive teeth, and long roots, and he did a fantastic job. Once the initial pain was gone I have had zero pain in my tooth, and he followed up with me to make sure I was doing well. I really recommend him, he is clearly very skilled.
- Jessica H. (From ZocDoc)
I have terrible dental anxiety, and rarely do I give a dentist a good review. But Dr. Kim is so patient and good at what he does that I felt compelled to write this. I've been 3 times now, all good experiences. He did my cleaning himself, which was a nice touch. He got to know me before we started and was patient any time I needed a break. He explains everything he is doing before he does it - no surprises. In my next visits to get fillings, Dr. Kim was professional and understanding of my fear concerning the procedure. The shots ended up being relatively painless - not so with other dentists I've visited. He let me take a break in between numbing and filling so I could get some air. I was also able to split up the appointments so that I didn't get too overwhelmed.
-Danie V. (From Yelp)
Possibly my best experience with a dentist. Dr. Kim was efficient, attentive, and professional. His bedside manner is very comfortable and genuine. This is the first time I've had the dentist perform the cleaning himself, and while he warned that it might hurt, he was gentle and thorough, and kept asking how I was doing. I hadn't been to the dentist in a few years, but Dr. Kim didn't make me feel guilty about it (I swear that happens sometimes) or the few cavities he found. I won't be anxious about going to the dentist anymore! Thanks Dr. Kim!
-Meredith E. (From ZocDoc)
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JIN K. KIM, DMD
Dr. Kim attended Tufts Dental School, where he received his DMD degree and the Hanau Award for Excellency in Prosthodontics. His conscientious treatment plans and meticulous skills have earned him the highest ratings and reviews from his patients. Dr. Kim has taken over the practice in 2016, and has been enjoying helping his patients with all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Kim and his wife currently live in Sudbury with their three children, and attend the First Korean Church in Cambridge, where they serve as Sunday School teachers.
The Gibneys have been patients of the practice for sixteen years. Mary has helped to manage the Front Desk for the past three years welcoming existing and new patients, scheduling appointments, and resolving insurance issues among other tasks. She and her family resided in Acton for twelve years until her son graduated from college. In her free time, Mary enjoys traveling, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends.
Teresa comes to us all the way from Ireland, and she has been a part of the practice since 1992. She is a caring and experienced Dental Assistant who loves seeing her patients old and new. When Teresa is not at work, her four children and three grandchildren keep her busy! She loves to cook, travel, and hike, but spends most of her free time chasing around her lively grandchildren. She currently lives in Westford with her husband, Eamonn.
KAREN COFFEY, RDH
Karen graduated from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene and has been working in Acton since 1986. She enjoys building personal relationships with her patients and helping them maintain a healthy mouth.
Karen is married to Jerry, and they have two adult children and two young grandsons. Karen is very happy to be a part of our friendly and dedicated team.
MARILYN MERCER, RDH
Marilyn received her Dental Hygiene degree as a valedictorian, and has been practicing in this office since 1994. She is known to be very gentle, which helps patients feel very comfortable, and takes the time necessary to be thorough.
Marilyn has two sons who recently graduated from college, and that allowed her more time to travel with her husband. She also enjoys reading, gardening, and hiking with her family.
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
418 Massachusetts Ave, Acton, MA 01720