Dr. Ryu grew up in Denver, Colorado before heading to Emory University in Atlanta, GA to complete double majors in Art History and Biology. Afterwards, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University. After a one year general dentistry residency in NYC, he then completed a renowned fellowship at the Rose F. Kennedy Center for children with special needs at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. Following his passion for treating and helping children, he then completed a two year specialty program at NYU in pediatric dentistry where he served as chief resident his final year and subsequently becoming board certified the following year. Dr. Ryu was also lucky enough to meet his future wife and pediatric dentist, Dr. Michelle Kim during residency at NYU. After a couple years practicing in Brooklyn, Dr. Ryu and his wife moved to Austin, TX where they are proud to call Austin their new home. During his free time, Dr. Ryu enjoys exploring everything Austin has to offer as well as traveling worldwide with his wife.
Dr. Kim was born and raised in New York and received her Bachelor's degree from the prestigious Cornell University. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree at New York University and stayed at NYU to receive her specialty training in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Kim is a board certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. While at NYU, Dr. Kim received extensive training in preventative and restorative dentistry, oral conscious sedation, hospital dentistry, and management of the medically complex and special needs patient. Through the NYU Global Outreach Program, Dr. Kim has been able to travel internationally to places such as Grenada and Nicaragua to provide preventative and restorative treatment to children in need. In her free time Dr. Kim loves trying out new restaurants with her husband, pilates, enjoying the outdoors and traveling to new destinations.