Meet. Dr. Kim Mathews
Dr. Kim grew up in Macon, Georgia where she attended Mercer University and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She attended the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry for her dental training where she participated in faculty research on dental materials and presented her finding at the International Association of Dental Research. She graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in May 2000.
Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Kim completed a two year pediatric dentistry residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. During her residency training she focused on providing comprehensive dental care for infants, children, adolescents, and special needs patients. Her training included oral conscious sedation and general anesthesia in the hospital setting. As part of her residency, she worked at Kosair’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville, KY, where care was focused on medically compromised children and children with special healthcare needs.
Dr. Kim is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Georgia Society of Pediatric Dentists. She is certified in CPR and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).
Dr. Kim has been practicing in and around the Atlanta area since 2002. She is very excited to be practicing in the Newnan community where she resides and is an active member. She is married to her wonderful husband Rob. Dr. Kim is the proud mother to her young children, Evee, Reid and her stepson Robert.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, working on her golf game, watching Georgia Football, and cheering on her Kentucky Wildcats during basketball season.
Dr. Kim is a member of the Newnan Chamber of Commerce and frequently educates children and teachers at local schools within the community. Dr. Kim is dedicated to her patients, her advancement of knowledge within the dental field, and changing the oral health in and around the Newnan community.