Dr. Sonia Soo Hyun Lim, Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Sonia Soo Hyun Lim is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed two years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center in New York. She has taught at NYU College of Dentistry and Mount Sinai Hospital. She has held privileges in several hospitals in New York while developing expertise in treating special needs children.
Her expertise in behavioral approach to dentistry has gained traction not only among the high-end dental offices but also to the children and families of Native American tribe in Tacoma, Washington. After crisscrossing the country with her physician-husband, she has finally returned to Southern California to raise their children close to her family.
She is now residing in La Canada and is an active member of La Canada PTA. As a mother of two school-aged children herself, her gentle and patient approach to treatment makes dental visits easy and comfortable. She is able to empathize with parents and understand how parents feel when their children experience dental treatments.
Education & Honors
- UPenn School of Dental Medicine
- Lutheran Medical Center Pediatric Dental Residency
- American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
- California Dental Association Member