Hyeongil Kim

Hyeongil Kim

Hyeongil Kim

Associate Professor/Director, Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics

Department of Restorative Dentistry

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Esthetic Dentistry; Fixed Prosthodontics; Geriatric Dentistry; Implant Dentistry; Operative Dentistry; Prosthodontics; Removable Prosthodontics

Contact Information
Squire Hall, Rm 222 E
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214-8006
Phone: 716-829-6342
Fax: 716-829-2440
hik@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • DDS, University of Buffalo (2006)
  • Cert, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • MS, University of Buffalo (2002)
  • Cert, Advanced Eduation Program in Prosthodontics, University of Buffalo (2001)
  • DDS, Yonsei University (1987)

Employment:

  • Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Director, Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2007–2013)
  • Clinical Instructor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2002–2007)
  • Director, Fixed and Removable Laboratory, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2002–2007)
  • Implant Fellow, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2001–2002)
  • D.D.S., Yonsei Dental Clinic, Pocheon, Korea (1990–1998)
  • D.D.S., Public Dental Health Care Center , Pocheon, Korea (1987–1990)

Awards and Honors:

  • Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012)
  • Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010)

Research Expertise:

  • Board Certified Prosthodontist: Board certification in Prosthodontics

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • June 2019–August 2020
    Dentium Implant Fellow Support Grant
    Dentium Co. Ltd
    Role: Consultant
    $50,000
  • March 2019–August 2020
    Dentium Fellowship Support Grant/ Dentium Intra Oral Scanner (Medit i500) - March 5, 2019
    Dentium Co., Ltd
    Role: Consultant
    $20,000
  • December 2014–August 2015
    Institutional SUpport Agreement- Support of an Implant Fellow in the Graduate Prosthodontics
    Dentium Co. Ltd
    Role: Consultant
    $30,000
  • December 2012–April 2014
    Implant overdenture retained by 2 implants using ball attachments with flapless surgeries and immediate loading protocols in the mandible: a clinical short-term study in human subjects
    Dentium USA
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $167,545
  • August 2010–December 2012
    Micro-CT and histomorphometric analysis of the bone-implant-contact on two different implant surfaces placed with piezoelectric and conventional implant site preparation in rabbit femur
    Dentium USA
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $62,405
  • June 2011–June 2012
    Clinical efficacy of zirconia-based all ceramic restorations manufactured by copy milling technology
    Dentium USA
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $18,000
  • January 2008–July 2008
    Shear bond strength between zirconia and pressable ceramics
    Nobel Biocare
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $5,000
  • January 2016
    Dentium Digital Dentistry Support Grant
    Dentium Ltd.
    Role: Consultant
    $45,000
  • January 2013
    Mechanical properties of Captek nano restorations made by Glow Discharge Treatment after the thermocycling and cyclic loading
    Argen Corp. Captek Division
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $3,600

Patents:

  • Anodized Titanium Implant Abutment Patent #: 100831341A 10-2006-0120701 (2006)
  • Impression Cartridge Connector Patent #: 1020080043942A (2006)

Journal Articles:

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Abstracts:

  • Baker J. Vora S. Bairam B. Kim H. Andreana S. Piezoelectric vs. Conventional Site Preparation: In Vivo Implant Primary Stability. J Dent Res. 2011; 90(A).
  • Vora S. Baker J. Bairam B. Kim H. Andreana S. In vivo HA-coated Implant stability following different site preparation systems. J Dent Res. 2011; 90(A).
  • Baker J. Vora S. Bairam B. Kim H. Andreana S. Piezoelectric Vs. Conventional Site Preparation: Ex vivo Implant Primary Stability.. J Dent Res. 2010; 89(A).
  • Vora S. Baker J. Bairam B. Kim H. Davis E. Andreana S. Primary Stability in Cancellous Bone of Two Implant Site Preparations. J Dent Res. 2010; 89(A).
  • Abuhaimad TS, Kim H-I, Fabiano JA, Baier RE. Pressable glass ceramics as a repair material for porcelain fracture. J Dent Res. 2006; 85(A).
  • Kim HI, Monaco EA, Piazza M, Psichogios P, Meyer A, Baier R. Bonding Surface Activation by Glow Discharge Treatment Improves Integrity of Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal (Captek) Interfaces. J Dent. Res. 2002; 81(A).

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:


Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Member (2014–present)
  • American Dental Association (Member) (2009–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (Member) (2009–present)
  • New York State Dental Society (Member) (2009–present)
  • American Board of Prosthodontics, Board Certified (2006–present)
  • American College of Prosthodontists (Diplomate) (2006–present)

Presentations:

  • "Digital Workflow of Implant Dentistry" 2019 Deniutm Digital Innovation in Guangzhou, Dentium, Digital Innovation (2019)
  • "New Perspective and Clinical Point of View on Titanium Material in Dentistry" 2016 Autumn Conference of the Korean Academy of Prosthodontics, The Korean Academy of Prosthodontics (2016)
  • "Strength properties of preceramic braxed joints from a high moble ceramic alloy obtained with a microwave-assisted oven technique" ACP 2013 Annual Session (2013)
  • "Indirect Restorative Dentistry" Faculty Enrichment Program, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2012)
  • "Bone reconstruction of the maxillary alveolous using Ti-mesh for dental implant placement in patient with bilateral cleft lip and palate; a case report" 59th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (2011)
  • "Simplified Placement of Dental Implant: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning" CE, University at Buffalo School of Denal Medicine (2011)
  • "Surgical and Restorative Implant Dentistry" CE, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2010)
  • "Indirect Restorative Dentistry" Faculty Enrichment Program, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2010)
  • "Extraction socket preservation graft prior to implant placement with calcium sulfate hemihydrate and platelet-rich plasma: a clinical and histomorphometry study in human subjects" 40th Annual Session, American College of Prosthodontics (2010)
  • "Piezoelectric vs Conventional Site Preparation: Ex vivo Implant Primary Stability" AADR Annual Meeting, AADR/CADR (2010)
  • "Primary Stability in Cancellous Bone of Two Implant Site Preparations" AADR Annual Meeting, AADR/CADR (2010)
  • "Fracture resistance of pressable ceramic fused to metal custom implant abutment" 39th Annual Session, American College of Prosthodontics, ACP (2009)
  • "Shear bond strength of different veneering ceramics over Y-TP substructure" 39th Annual Session, American College of Prosthodontics (2009)
  • "Comparison of Tensile Strength obtained by Microwave Post-Ceramic Soldering and Conventional Post-Ceramic soldering" American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (2008)
  • "Partial Denture Clasp Designs" Faculty Enrichment Program, Univrsity at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2008)
  • "Fracture resistance of pressable ceramic fused to metal implant abutment" (2008)
  • "Fracture resistance of pressable ceramic fused to metal custom implant abutment" 37th Annual Session, American College of Prosthodontics (2007)
  • "Bonding Surface Activation by Glow Discharge Treatment Improves Integrity of Porcelain-Fused-to-Megal (Captek) Interfaces" 80th General Session of the IADR (2002)
  • "Fracture resistance of pressable ceramic fused to metal custom implant abutment" 49th Annual Meeting, American Academy of FIxed Prosthodontics (2001)
  • "Length Modification of Two Provisional Implant" American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (2001)
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Service Activities:

  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty Awards Committee; Member (2011)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research and Honors Committee; Member (2009–2010)
  • Journal of Oral Implantology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2012–present)
  • Journal review; Served as an external reviewer for the artcle, entitled "Influence of different solvents in hybrid layer’s morphology using two-step etch-and-rinse adhesives" for Journal of Adhesives; External Reviewer (2011)
  • Journal of Adhesion; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2011–2012)
  • Evaluator for International Dentist Program Candidates; UB School of Dental Medicine; Other (2011–present)
  • Judge for Victor Fumia & George B. Snow Fixed Award; Student competition; Judge (2010)
  • Indian Journal of Dental Research; Indian Journal of Dental Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2009)
  • Surface and Interface Analysis; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2009)
  • Faculty Enrich Program; Clinical Overview Restorative Procedures; Presentor (2009)
  • Judge for Victor Fumia & George B. Snow Fixed Award; Student Competition; Judge (2009)
  • Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2008–2010)
  • Faculty Enrich Program; Partial Denture Clasp Design and Hands on; Presentor (2008)
  • Quality Control, Fix and Removable Laboratories; Reviewer (2007–2009)
  • Director of Fixed and Removable Laboratory, UB School of Dental Medicine; Responsibility: Technical support, quality assurance, in-service training, communication with outside vendors, maintaining data and service records, teaching pre-clinical and clinical courses; Director (2002–2007)
  • Public Dental Health Care; Community Service; Consultant (1987–1990)

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Contact Information

Squire Hall, Rm 222 E
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214-8006
Phone: 716-829-6342
Fax: 716-829-2440
hik@buffalo.edu