Dr. Kimberly Mahood was born in Seoul, South Korea but grew up and spent most of her life in the beautiful bluegrass state of Kentucky. She obtained her dental degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where she was inducted into the dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon and graduated valedictorian of her class. After completing dental school, she furthered her education and clinical experience by obtaining additional training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Advanced General Dentistry. She pursued her passion for creating beautiful smiles by completing the orthodontics residency program at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. During this time she obtained a Masters Degree and was also awarded the Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activities Award.
Upon completing her orthodontic residency program, Dr. Mahood was appointed as a part-time faculty member at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in the Department of Orthodontics. She finds her interaction with the orthodontic residents and dental students truly rewarding, and especially enjoys teaching in the resident clinic on Thursday afternoons.
She understands the importance of being involved in organized dentistry and maintains her membership in the following organizations: American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, California Dental Association, and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. She is also involved with the orthodontic alumni association and is currently the Chair of the Pacific Chapter of the Orthodontic Alumni Association.
Dr. Mahood now considers the Bay Area home with her husband, Peter and their daughter, Avery. They enjoy traveling together and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys reading and watching college sports in her spare time.
Dr. Mahood is committed to providing the best care to her patients and is excited to meet you and work together to create a beautiful smile!