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Meet Dr. Kennie Kwok of San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry




Dr. Kwok grew up in Los Angeles and attended UCSD where he earned a dual degree in Bioengineering (ABET) and Biochemistry. He furthered his education at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he obtained his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude.


Deciding to further hone his general dental skills, he continued his dental education as a General Practice Resident at NYU Lutheran Medical Center. Aside from learning how to perform wisdom tooth extractions and treating medically compromised patients as a GPR resident, Dr. Kwok developed a profound interest in periodontology, leading him to commit another three years to pursue a Certificate in Periodontology at NYU Lutheran Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. During residency, Dr. Kwok was trained to excel in a number of procedures including:

  • Crown lengthening (esthetic and functional)

  • Oral Biopsies

  • Dental implant placement

  • Ridge augmentation

  • Guided tissue regeneration (GTR)

  • Sinus lifts (internal and external)

  • Gum grafting

  • Tooth removal and bone preservation

  • Pocket reduction surgery

  • IV sedation

After finishing his specialty training, he made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements to become Board Certified in Periodontology. He furthered his education by earning certifications in the Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Technique and in the LANAP (laser assisted new attachment procedure) protocol.

Dr. Kwok deems patient care and comfort to be paramount in the dental office. He carefully listens to his patient’s needs and formulates a comprehensive treatment plan to accommodate their goals and desires. Dr. Kwok loves to educate his patients with dental knowledge so that they may be better informed about their smile and oral health.

Dr. Kwok is very committed to both his patients and the community. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the San Diego County Dental Society. He also serves as a volunteer faculty member at UCSD where he teaches potential dental students while giving back his services to the underserved.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, trying out new restaurants, playing basketball, enjoying the great outdoors, and relaxing at the beach.

We would like to welcome you to our office and invite you to become part of our dental family!

Would you like to schedule a consultation with  Dr. Kennie  Kwok? Give us a call today at  (619) 543-0905