David Suh, DDS

Course Director, IMI

Dr. David C. Suh graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas-City, School of Dentistry with the degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). He was selected as a top 10 clinician. His undergraduate training was completed at the University of Missouri Kansas-City.

Dr. Suh served as a commander in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps for 10 years where he has received additional training in dental specialties. He was stationed with forward deployed aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV 62), Yokosuka, Japan. He was selected numerous awards throughout his naval career included Navy & Marine Commendation medals, Navy & Marine Achievement medals.

Dr. Suh was selected as an America’s Top Dentist in General Dentistry. He has received very prestige second place award from the Nobel Biocare World Conference “Creative Circle Award” where top clinicians around the world presents and competes for their expertise. Because of his commitment to clinical excellence, and continued education to stay current with dental research and the technology, Dr. Suh continued to attend many hours of seminars as well as to attend one of the most prestige dental educations “The L. D. Pankey Advanced Dental Education” in Florida.

Dr. Suh has always played an active role in the community. He has donated many hours of time, effort, and the services towards God’s mission included in Mexico, Philippine, Thailand, and the Kyrgyzstan. He is also member of Korean American Christian Dental Mission (KACDM), where he is a co-founder of International Dental Continuum (IDC), and a lecturer for the Kyrgyzstan dental society (K-Team). Dr. Suh is the only general dentist who is credentialed to provide surgical procedures at the Torrance Memorial Medical Center (TMMC).

Dr. Suh is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and The American College of Oral Implantology, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, Harbor Dental Society, and the Orange County Dental Society.

Additional Information

Additional Accomplishments:
Patients’ Choice Award 2012
Selected as America’s Top Dentist 2005-2006, 2010-2011
Selected as Top Doctors & Dentist in Los Angeles 2011
Featured in during Dr. Oz show 2011
Second Place winner of the Creative Circle Award sponsor by Nobel Biocare during World Conference

Additional Community contribution:
Numerous lectured throughout local study clubs, dental societies.
Numerous hands on lectures and live surgeries to dentists
Annual support for the missionaries in Krygyzstan, Cambodia, South Africa
Selected as a member of People to People in America
Selected as a Manchester Who’s Who among Executives & Professionals