Dr. Kim Dean grew up in Trussville, AL with her four sisters and brother. She attended the University of Alabama where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. Following her undergraduate degree, she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2017. She graduated among the top of her dental class and was awarded the Excellence in Prosthodontics award, the Cumberland Dental Scholarship, and the Alabama Dental Association Student Scholarship. During her time in dental school, Dr. Dean served as Vice-President and Social Chair of the Alabama American Student Dental Association. She is a proud first-generation Asian American and the first doctor in her family.
Dr. Dean met and married her husband, Matt, while they were both in dental school in Birmingham. Soon after graduating from dental school, Dr. Dean and her husband moved to Seattle, WA where she worked in private practice, and he worked at the University of Washington. Outside of dentistry, they enjoy hiking, trying new restaurants, traveling, learning about her Vietnamese heritage, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Dean is very excited to be back home in Alabama. She looks forward to serving her patients with the utmost care and expertise. She loves creating beautiful smiles and enjoys working with patients to achieve their ideal dental health. She hopes to make every dental visit fun and relaxing while maintaining a professional and safe environment.
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