MEET THE DOCTORS
Dr. kathryn cook d.d.s. p.c
Dr. Cook is the most experienced pediatric dentist in Charlottesville and has a welcoming practice that has been serving the area for over 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Cook completed her Pediatric Dental Residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, where she was the Chief Resident. Additionally, she was trained in sedation and anesthesia at the Children’s Hospital and maintains a Virginia sedation permit. Dr. Cook also attends seminars and lectures regularly, to keep current on the latest diagnostic and treatment procedures for her patients. As a mother of six, she understands the challenges of maintaining good dental hygiene with children at home as well as the complexity of treating children in an office environment. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, going to concerts, reading, and antiquing. She is an ABPD Diplomate, a VDA & an ADA member.
Dr. Kim grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Biological Sciences degree in 2012. She earned her doctorate of dental medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine in 2016. She graduated from dental school and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental Honor Society and was also a recipient of the Dean's Scholar Award. After dental school, Dr. Kim received her pediatric dental certificate and a Master of Science in Dentistry degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry. Her Master's thesis was on the impact of sensory adapted dental environment on children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Kim's work has been inspired by long years of interaction with children with disabilities, through volunteering, working as a recreational assistant at a rehabilitation center, and volunteering at the Special Olympic games. Dr. Kim enjoys pencil drawing and watercolor painting. She also enjoys cooking, hiking, and traveling. She is excited to explore Charlottesville and to serve this wonderful community. Dr. Kim is an ABPD Candidate & ADA member.