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Dr. Kim Ierna Kitchen


dr.kitchenBorn in New York and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Kim Kitchen has always enjoyed helping people. For over 20 years, Dr. Kitchen has been committed to promoting dental health and well-being among her patients. Dr. Kitchen graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene in 1978. She practiced dental hygiene for five years and then she earned her D.D.S. at the School of Dentistry at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.

Throughout her career, Dr. Kitchen has been committed to providing high-quality dentistry in a personalized and caring atmosphere. Always looking for ways to sharpen her skills, she has enhanced her education and expertise with a variety of continuing education courses. Dr. Kitchen’s extensive training includes the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study, the Academy of General Dentistry, Las vegas Institute, and several prestigious institutions focused on dental healthcare.

Dr. Kitchen’s extensive background and coursework provides her with advanced skills in esthetic dental treatment benefits that include removal of old silver fillings and replacement with advanced-technology, tooth-colored materials; veneers; all porcelain crowns; soft tissue management; and implant dentistry.

Dr. Kitchen is active in prominent dental organizations like the American Dental Association, the Alexandria Dental Society, where she served as president, Northern Virginia Dental Society, and the Great Washington Academy of Women Dentists.

Named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of “Washington’s Best Dentists,” Dr. Kitchen is known for raising the standards in the dental industry. You will read about her in other publications like Washington Consumer Checkbook, and Northern Virginia Living.

In her private life, Dr. Kitchen enjoys cooking, golfing, skiing, and traveling.