Pacific Smiles Dental Implant Center
Fred Kim, DDS:
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Pacific Smiles Dental Implant Center
Fred J. Kim, DDS, FAAID
Redondo Beach, CA













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays



Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

Sedation dentistry

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Cathy K. from Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA (Source: Yelp)


Recently, I have done a dental implant. I lost a molar tooth after a poor root-canal-therapy done by my former dentist, and I decided to have an implant. She said I might need an implant on the adjacent molar tooth, as well, because the other might have weakened by the one I lost. Then, a good friend of mine recommended Fred J Kim D.D.S. of the Pacific Smiles. Ensued, made the first visit. He has all the state-of-the-art equipment. It was very comforting to me because I am a big coward, and I cannot endure the pain. Dr. Kim carefully examined my situation and started doing prep-works. He moved skillfully, without incurring any pain. He was like a magician, putting away my fears and phobia. For the next three visits, Dr. Kim did all the procedures in perfection. I would say, I was more relaxed while he was doing the work with his skillful maneuver, I was in total ease. A few weeks later, it was all done! He has done an excellent job, totally professional! And the staff was excellent, pleasant and always welcoming you. And, as long as you are on time, you’ll never have to wait for your scheduled time. It is very rare nowadays! Now, I am very happy I can chew any nuts and crackers! And, Dr. Kim said he found that I don’t need to have an implant for my adjacent molar! Hurrah! Excellent! Excellent! I highly recommend Dr. Fred J. Kim and the Pacific Smiles without any hesitation to anyone seeking an Implant Specialist! Many thanks to Dr. Fred Kim and the staff!

Jackie Loureiro (Source: Google)


Everyone is super friendly and professional. The space is really nice. Tried another dentist in the area that I didn’t like and this was 100x better. They want to genuinely help you not just convince you to spend money. I’m really happy I made the switch!

Carole R. from Redondo Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


Save yourself some trouble and start with the BEST!! Upon moving to Hermosa Beach nine years ago, I had went through a handful of dentists that some lost my paperwork, some had no bedside manner whatsoever, some left me in the waiting area for an hour or more……. When I FINALLY found Dr. Kim and his impressive office of employees, I was so thankful and knew that I wouldn’t have to look any further to get the dental care I was searching for. They are very attentive and take their time explaining to you the problems and do excellent work in every way. I can’t say enough good about the office and highly recommend them to anyone who wants a positive dental experience for their whole family.

Marilyn R. from Lawndale, CA (Source: Yelp)


I love how the staff is always helpful and friendly. The doctor is so gentle and makes me feel relaxed during my visits because I get severe anxiety when it comes to the dentist. I definitely recommend this dentist to anyone!

Kristin H. from New York, NY (Source: Yelp)


Had such a great experience here! Went in for a cleaning and to check a toothache. Front office staff were super accommodating over the phone to schedule my appointment last minute and friendly when I came in. Jill, my dental hygienist, explained everything to me step by step and Dr. Kim came into my consult with a full understanding of my dental history so I didn’t have to repeat myself to him. So glad I found this place!

Brian R. from Woodland Hills, CA (Source: Yelp)


Great dentist! Been coming here for several years. The employees are all professional, nice and very clean office. They also send you reminders of your upcoming appointment, which is a plus with my heck schedule.

Julianne A. from Redondo Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’m SO happy we found this dentist and his team!  We had two bad experiences in the South Bay and almost decided to drive across the city before seeing someone else praise this dentist. I decided to try them out before my husband and was very impressed. They are amazing and make going to the dentist a breeze. My husband went next and he also loved them. You can tell everyone is extremely well trained, friendly and has your best interest at heart. I just wish every Doctors office was this great!

Lyndsay Stone (Source: Google)


love everyone at Pacific Smiles, they always make you feel so welcomed and at ease. The whole staff is stellar- and Jill is the sweetest, most caring hygienist I have ever had. It was important for me to find somewhere I enjoyed going and loved seeing the people, because the dentist isn’t always top of the list of places to spend your time! I originally came to Dr. Kim for a second opinion on some major work that my regular dentist said I needed, and Dr. Kim was honest and upfront and I really appreciated that. I should say as well- Dr. Kim is the best in the west with fillings, short, sweet, and absolutely painless! My boyfriend and I truly enjoy each visit, and have recommended many friends and colleagues over the years!

Mary Frankos (Source: Google)


Dr Kim and his staff do everything right. He explains what he needs to do, does it quickly and I had absolutely no pain, I barely felt the Novocain injections, barely! His staff is friendly and skilled and they do everything possible to help you feel at ease, like offer you good headphones and even a blanket to keep you warm and relaxed. They even help you in deciphering your dental insurance, figuring out what your optimal schedule would be for getting the work done. This is an excellent group to deal with.

Jeff M. from Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA (Source: Yelp)


I feel lucky to have found this office. I am very comfortable with the professionalism and the office staff-Thanks Evelin for helping me get started. Would recommend this office to friends and family

Stephen M. from Sun City, CA (Source: Yelp)


Without a doubt the most superior  practice I have ever been to! Pacific Smiles is doing everything right. They are courteous, genuine, down to earth people providing elite dental care with the greatest service I have seen in this age! I really couldn’t be any more pleased. I will happily drive 2 hours for my appointments with this practice! Dr. Kim, Andrea, and the entire crew at Pacific Smiles are ready to accomodate your dental needs with a smile; that never fails to create a comfortable atmosphere. Both the  Hygenist and Dentist are very professional whom I hold in very high esteem and should be sought out by everyone looking to improve their oral care. They are very gentle, so no need to fear, you are in good hands at this place

Anne Dixon (Source: Google)


Did a great job, ther recommended some work get done but weren’t pushy at all, and they gave me my measurement numbers to take to my next dentist as I am a traveling professional. Would recommend these guys!

Jenny L. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


I avoided going to the dentist for many years, bc I’ve always had unpleasant experiences at other dentist. But one of my friends recommended Dr. KIM and went in for root canal and ended up getting implants done as well. Throughout the whole procedure, Dr. Kim took time to make sure that I was okay and calm. Dr. Kim is very friendly, patient and super understanding. He is the best dentist I’ve ever had and always makes my dentist visits painless and laid back. I would highly recommend Dr. Kim to anyone looking for quality dental care at a price that is well worth the cost!!

Clint W. from Torrance, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Kim performed my dental implant on my front tooth. It was no easy task. As a grinder and an athlete, I’ve had my fair share of mouth trauma and issues. For many years, I had a less than desirable crown on my front tooth (installed by my old dentist) until the base completely snapped of. It was time to spend the big bucks and get the implant. I began my quest for a reputable dentist, and found Dr. Kim. I’m a transactional attorney by trade so researching and finding the right dentist is in my job description (not really but you get my point). I could not be happier with Dr. Kim’s performance. He’s honest and an absolute perfectionist. Having a perfectionist tasked with replacing your front tooth was great (have a perfectionist as a sister… not so great). Anyways, Dr. Kim worked relentlessly to match my front tooth perfectly to my other teeth. He also expertly found solutions to all the problems my mouth (and very tight bite) tend to create. Since the implant in 2015, I have broken my crown twice at my own doing. I’m really good at getting hit in the mouth. My implant was never jeopardized but I did spend a lot of time with Dr. Kim and his staff getting new crowns. Dr. Kim has become a friend (go figure) and I could not give him a higher recommendation! He is the absolute best at what he does!

Dorie S. from South Redondo, CA (Source: Yelp)


I can’t say enough about how amazingly wonderful Dr Kim and his staff are! I was a nervous wreck my first appointment, but after a long process of reconstruction with veneers and a bridge, I have the most amazing smile. I now have the ability to talk without fear or embarrassment. I now for the first time in years can smile without putting my hand over my mouth. Dr Kim and his staff are the  best most professional I have ever encountered. I have recommended him to all my family and friends to his office

GO. B. from Hermosa Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


The greatest crew of people ever. I literally think that some of the reasons why we didn’t move out of the southbay was because of Pacific Smiles. The girls are awesome. Always smiling, always asking how my family is doing. Dr. Kim is solid. He doesn’t attempt to do more work than necessary and is always looking to help his patients save money. He’s a great guy. I would recommend Pacific Smiles to all my friends in the southbay.

Caitlin T. from Denver, CO (Source: Yelp)


Had such a great experience at Pacific Smiles after being recommended by a friend. Being new to LA, I was worried about finding a dentist I liked and the team here just blew my expectations out of the water! I went in for a routine cleaning and x-rays. The staff were very knowledgeable and helped me understand everything they were doing/seeing during my appointment. Dr. Kim was very friendly and offered reasonable and helpful treatment suggestions for things that needed fixing. I’m coming back in two weeks to get some fillings fixed and stains removed. Can’t wait for the results! Thanks PS!

William Leahy (Source: Google)


This was hands down the best dentist experience I’ve ever had and it’s not even close. So kind and professional and don’t try and oversell you at all. I’ll recommend this place to everybody I know…and dare I say I’m looking forward to going back…to the dentist!

Caitlin Trask (Source: Google)


Had such a great experience at Pacific Smiles after being recommended by a friend. Being new to LA, I was worried about finding a dentist I liked and the team here just blew my expectations out of the water! I went in for a routine cleaning and x-rays. The staff were very knowledgeable and helped me understand everything they were doing/seeing during my appointment. Dr. Kim was very friendly and offered reasonable and helpful treatment suggestions for things that needed fixing. I’m coming back in two weeks to get some fillings fixed and stains removed. Can’t wait for the results! Thanks PS!

Lauren W. from Malibu, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Kim is so gentle, clean and has excellent bedside manner.  He’s very knowledgeable, professional and is very detail oriented.  His staff is all very nice and tactful I’m making sure I floss regularly. Making Dr. Kim is the right choice- I promise.

Andrew O. from Westchester, CA (Source: Yelp)


To say that I neglected my teeth for years would be an understatement: But, when I didn’t die young and the kids got through college it was timer to fix things.  I interviewed 6 or 7 dentists and as soon as they “Shamed” me about me teeth I left.  I wanted someone who was up on the latest technics and was really skilled, I chose Dr. Kim and have been very pleased. I’ve had fillings, root canals, caps and have never had any pain or concern that I wasn’t receiving the best possible treatment and results. Pacific Smiles is great including the staff and especially Caitlin at the front, she knows how to get the most out of any insurance and makes it easy for you

Drew M. from Carson, CA (Source: Yelp)


I found Dr. Kim through Yelp and it was one of the best health-related decisions I’ve made.  So far he’s done 2 implants on two front teeth that look flawless.  He uses state-of-the-art equipment, just based on the fact that I’ve never seen some of the gear and techniques he uses at my previous dentist.  He has a light touch and works fast and efficiently, and he always asks, “How are you doing?” during procedures.  The staff is super friendly and helpful.  So glad my wife and I found Pacific Smiles!

Jeff Wilcoxa (Source: Google)


I love Dr Kim, Jill, and everyone at this office! You cannot go wrong here! I really used to avoid the dentist and disliked previous experiences before finding Pacific Smiles. Now I actually look forward to my dental appointments! I truly enjoy seeing the staff and everyone I have ever dealt with at Pacific Smiles has been a delight!

Greg Simon (Source: Google)


Top-notch dental practice. Dr. Kim does a great job and he really takes the time to understand his patients’ individual needs. The staff, however, is where Pacific Smiles really shines. Caitlin at the front desk has gone above and beyond to help me navigate some tricky insurance situations. And my hygienist Jill is simply the best there is. Jill has the absolute warmest personality, she does a great job cleaning, and she knows her stuff – time flies when I’m in the chair with her.  A fantastic dental office!

Susan Y. from Redondo Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


This is the first time I have submitted a review on Yelp, but felt it was important to share my experience with Dr. Kim and his staff. My past experiences with dentist have been very bad. My last dentist visit was so bad, I had not gone back in several years. The last 2 years, I have searched for a dentist as I needed some cosmetic work done on my front teeth. I came across Dr. Kim through Yelp and decided to give him a chance based on his reviews. The procedure I had done was complicated to say the least. Dr. Kim was great! He reviewed several options that we could take, giving me pros and cons for each one. He made sure I knew exactly how much insurance would pay and what I would pay before making any decisions. The office staff is great, always remembers my name. I have NEVER waited more that 10 minutes before by appointments. They are a great team, believe it or not, I don’t mind going to the dentist anymore. If you need a dentist, Dr. Kim is highly recommended.

Peggy S. from Torrance, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Kim and the staff at Pacific Smiles are “DA Bomb”.  After being treated by several prior dentist, none of them compares to the treatment I received at Pacific Smiles.  Starting with Caitlin, and Kiele, moving on to Andrea, Tami, and finally Dr. Kim, all are an awesome example of true professionalism, and compassion, and expertise at its best.  When you are told that you will be fine, and have a painless experience they mean it!  I’ve had deep cleaning done by Andrea and dental implant with Dr. Kim….no pain from receiving Novocain to the dental implant procedure.  If you need dental work and you want the best, I highly recommend this dental office!

Elizabeth S. from Palos Verdes Estates, CA (Source: Yelp)


I found Dr Kim through yelp and I am happy I did! (much thx to my fellow yelpers) I had a missing tooth and my previous dentist wanted to do a bone graft implant surgery. Well I wasn’t sure about that approach so came here for second opinion. Dr Kim took his time to go over my options. He was very patient and thorough in explaining things. Instead of an implant he recommended a maryland bridge for my missing tooth. I really appreciated that he came up with a much less conservative approach. There was no upselling or unnecessary treatment offers. I could tell he’s an honest guy. Well I wanted to think about it for a few days but before leaving the office I asked Caitlin from the front desk questions regarding my insurance and out of pocket expense. Caitlin was very nice and easy to talk to. She went over all costs with me. I left that day with all questions answered. When I decided to go ahead with Dr Kim’s plan, I was so glad I did! The process was easy and painless. My crown looks very natural and the bridge feels comfortable. I can smile confidently again. Ever since then I’ve been coming here for routine check up and cleanings. I’ve seen both hygienists — Jill and Andrea. Both ladies are super nice and very good at what they do. I love how clean my teeth feel after each visit. I’m very thankful to Dr Kim and his awesome team!! Now both my parents come here too and I recommend this dentist office to anyone looking for the best dentist in south bay

Sean H. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


The dental offices of my childhood were located in damp basements, medieval tools hanging from the walls. pacific smiles is a sign of modern and better times. here you’ll find plenty of natural light, ocean breeze, and stellar service. andrea, my hygienist, performs small miracles on my smile and dr kim educated me more about my oral health in ten minutes than i’ve learned in the previous thirty years. seriously. the entire staff is generous with their time and knowledge. very grateful for their top-notch work. EDIT ***I couldn’t help but notice some character assassins hanging around here. this is yelp so you know the drill.ignore one-review nobodies and seek out real clients with real profiles

Sean Hong (Source: Google)


Easily the best dental experience I’ve had. The staff is super friendly and completely professional. But I’ll be honest, when it comes to my teeth, friendliness is always secondary to quality of work. Good thing the work here is thorough–second to none. Dr Kim (and his staff) puts in the time and energy to do the job right and explain everything. I’m beyond satisfied with my procedures, and the friendliness was icing on the cake. Highly recommended

Camille C. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr kim has a wonderful staff! Caitlin sits at the front of the office and is always pleasant and helpful. I have had to make a few last minute cancels because of kids or kids sick/babysitter not showing up and Caitlin has always been understanding and able to reschedule. Dr Kim knows how us patients feel when it comes to pain and procedures. I shopped his prices and they are definately the best in town..but even more important -he doesnt take advantage of his clients (i have encountered several that do). Dr Kim is definately not that type. He educates and gives you all possible scenarios for outcome on dental work. I feel safe and well taken care of in this office under his care and staff.

Anonymous (Source: Google)


Amazing doctor and staff! We love everyone in this office. Professional and friendly. My mom and I have been coming here since we moved to SouthBay and we are so glad to have found this place! Thank you for making the trip to the dentist easier 🙂

S. from Irvine, CA (Source: Yelp)


If you are seeking a dentistry with impeccable, professional, and personal service, I highly recommend Pacific Smiles Dental in Redondo Beach, California. The service I received at Pacific Smiles Dental was phenomenal! Not only is the staff kind, friendly, and informative, they treat you like family. From the time you enter the office and throughout your treatment, you feel welcomed, comfortable, and secure with your dental care decision. I am known as the questionnaire and believe me, I’ve asked every question you can imagine about filings, Invisalign, and dental implants, and they’ve answered every question, very time, and thoroughly. They are very patient and accommodative towards your dental and financial needs for treatment. Dr. Kim is an impeccable Expert Implant and Cosmetic Dentist and is a protectionist in the art of dentistry. He knows how to put your best smile forward. He and his staff are the sweetest team of professionals I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing in a dental office. I am truly thankful and honored to be a part of the Pacific Smiles family for they are not your average dental office. I highly encourage you to seek treatment at Pacific Smiles Dental in Redondo Beach, CA. You will not be disappointed nor will you want to leave home without your Pacific Smile after treatment! They are truly phenomenal!!

Sampriti B. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


May have been great luck. Don’t think so, though. Dr. Kim repaired some expensive dental work that had been done incorrectly. Almost painless. Well-run office with great attention to detail. Important when you really need great dental care because of other medical problems. Thank you to Dr. Kim and staff

Scott Carls (Source: Google)


Just to share with fellow googlers. This is the absolute best place to go for all of your dental needs. We have both been so very happy since our first office visit. It’s been years now and still the same quality first rate treatment. Friendly office staff, clean facility, and Dr. Kim is very kind and considerate to all his patients. They are so accommodating. You don’t feel nervous about the treatment either. Very relaxing. Highly recommended

Lauren C. from Redondo Beach, CA (Source: Yelp)


The best dental staff around!!  Dr.Kim and his team are seriously amazing!  Everyone is so friendly, gentle, and work fast!  I am in and out for a cleaning in like 30 minutes.  I send everyone I know here because they do such a great job.


Pacific Smiles specializes in implant and cosmetic dentistry, using state of the art technology that minimizes pain and produces natural-looking results, all while offering a range of treatment options. Dr. Kim believes in providing cutting edge technology and giving care in a friendly, no pressure, comfortable setting. Dr. Fred J. Kim received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2003. Being a long term native of the South Bay area along with his desire to be closer to family and friends, it only seemed natural that he return to the area for private practice. Desiring to provide his patients the highest level of Implant Dentistry, Dr. Kim has had extensive advanced training in the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants. He is one of only 400 Dentists Board Certified in Implant Dentistry and has been designated a Diplomate by the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. This designation symbolizes the highest level of competency in Implant Dentistry. Striving to provide his patients the highest quality of dental care Dr. Kim has received over 1000 hours of additional training in all phases of comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry including advanced smile design and adult cosmetic orthodontics. Because of his commitment and dedication to keeping current and gaining knowledge and skills at the highest level, Dr. Kim has been designated a Fellow by the Academy of General Dentistry Desiring to provide his patients the highest level of Implant Dentistry, Dr. Kim has received extensive advanced training in the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants. Dr Kim is one of less than 400 dentists Board Certified in Implant Dentistry and has been designated a Diplomate by the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. This designation symbolizes the highest level of competency in Implant Dentistry.