School of Dentistry Seoul National University
Professor Kim got Doctor of Dental Surgery, specialty of Public Health Dentistry and PhD for epidemiology from Seoul National University School of Dentistry. He worked as a visiting scientist in the Department of Oral health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1998-1999 and 2006-2007, and in the Depart of Periodontology, UNC in 2000. Now, he is a tenure-track professor in the Department of Preventive and Social dentistry, SNU SOD. He serviced as a vice- dean during 2010-2011 and the chairman of the Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry during 2012-2013. He has served for the Korean Academy of Preventive Dentistry as the president during 2014-2016. He was an associate editor of the Korean Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry (KSCI) and a board member of the Journal of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology (SCI). He has published and presented more than 290 topics, papers and books. He is also a principal investigator on the research with $3 million by Korean Government, development of Rapid-Test-Kit for periodontitis using salivary proteomics during 2017-2021.
Social, clinical, genetic and molecular epidemiological research on oral health among the elderly, adults and in the community
Relationship between oral health and systemic health focusing on periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndrome and its components
Common approach for preventing periodontal problems and systemic ailments
Developing salivary screening rapid–test -kit using multiflex and NGS systems for periodontitis, cognitive impairment, oral cancer and atherosclerosis
Oral Health Management by Risk Assessment (OHEMBRA) – Oral Cancer (OCAMBRA), Periodontal Health (PEMBRA), Dental Caries (CAMBRA), Salivary Health (SAMBRA)
Social, clinical and epidemiological research on occupational oral problems such as statutory occupational dental erosion
Developing the early diagnosis and prognosis tool of periodontitis using OMICs including NGS, genomics and Proteomics.
Developing the early diagnosis and prognosis tool of Oral SCC using proteomics.
Kim DK, Kim HD (chapter) et al. (2009). Health and Medical Law. Seoul: JungMoonGak.
Kim HD (editor) et al. (2011). Methodological Issue of Oral Health Epidemiology. Yeosu: Seoul Publishing.
Paik DI, Kim HD (chapter) et al. (2011). Clinical Preventive Dentistry 5th edi. Seoul: KoMoonSa.
Kim SK, Kim HD (chapter) et al. (2014). Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Seoul: GyeChukMoonHwaSa.
Park JH, Kim HD (chapter) et al. (2015). Preventive and Public Health Medicine. Seoul: GyeChukMoonHwaSa.
Kim HD. (2020). Principle of humane and social dentistry. Seoul: SNU Publishing.
Shin HS, Shin MS, Ahn YB, Choi BY, Nam JH, Kim HD. Periodontitis Is Associated with Cognitive Impairment in Elderly Koreans: Results from the Yangpyeong cohort study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2016 Jan 19;64(1);162-7.
Shin MS, Shin HS, Ahn YB, Kim HD. Association between periodontitis and salivary 8- hydroxydeoxyguanosine among Korean rural adults. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.
Ahn YB, Shin MS, Han DH, Sukhbaatar M, Kim MS, Shin HS, Kim HD. Periodontitis is associated with the risk of subclinical atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease in Korean adults.
Atherosclerosis. 2016 Jul 14;251:311-318.
Kim HD, Shin MS, Kim HT, Kim MS, Ahn YB. Incipient periodontitis and salivary molecules among Korean adults: association and screening ability. J Clin Periodontol. 2016; 43: 1032–1040. doi:
Lee JH, Shin MS, Kim EJ, Ahn YB, Kim HD. The association of dietary vitamin C intake with periodontitis among Korean adults: Results from KNHANES ?. PLoS One. 2017 May
10;12(5):e0177074. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177074. eCollection 2017.
Lee JH, Shin YJ, Lee JH, KIM HD. Association of toothbrushing and proximal cleaning with periodontal health among Korean adults: Results from Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in year 2010 and 2012. J Clin Periodontol. 2018;45:322–335. Lee A, Kim YC, Baek K, Alam J, Choi YS, Rheu Y, Shin YJ, Kim S, Kim HD, Song YW, Choi Y.
Treponema denticola enolase contributes to the production of antibodies against ENO1 but not to the progression of periodontitis. Virulence. 2018;9(1):1263-1272.
Shin MS, Shin YJ, Karna S, Kim HD. Rehabilitation of Lost-teeth Related to Maintenance of Cognitive Function. Oral Diseases. 2019;25:290–299.
Shin MS, Kim YG, Shin YJ, Ko BJ, KIM ST, Kim HD. Deep sequencing salivary proteins for periodontitis using Proteomics. Clin Oral Investig . 2019 Sep;23(9):3571-3580.
Karna S, Shin YJ, KIM ST, Kim HD. Salivary S100 proteins screen incipient periodontitis among Korean adults. J Clin Periodontol. 2019;46:181–188.
Shin YJ, Choung HW, Lee JH, Rhyu IC, Kim HD. Association of oral squamous cell carcinoma and periodontitis: a case-control study. J Dental Research. 2019;98(5):526–533. Jeon S, Lee J, Park SH, Kim HD, Choi Y. Associations of Anti-Aquaporin 5 Autoantibodies with Serologic and Histopathological Features of Sjögren’s Syndrome. J Clin Med . 2019 Nov 3;8(11).
pii: E1863. doi: 10.3390/jcm8111863.
Lee JH, Lee SA, Kim HD. Periodontitis and intake of thiamine, riboflavin and niacin among Korean adults. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol . 2020;48:21-31.
Kim FM, Hayes C, Burgard SL, Kim HD, Hoover RN; National Osteosarcoma Etiology Group,
Douglass CW, Couper D. A Case-Control Study of Fluoridation and Osteosarcoma. J Dent Res.
Kim HD, Kim S, Jeon S, Kim SJ, Cho HJ, Choi YN. Diagnostic and Prognostic ability of salivary MMP-9 and S100A8 for periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol. 2020 Aug 3. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13349. Online
ahead of print. PMID: 32744384
Kim HD, Lee CS, Cho HJ, Jeon S, Choi YN, Kim S, Kim D, Jin Lee H, Vu H, Jeong HJ, Kim B.
Diagnostic ability of salivary matrix metalloproteinase-9 lateral flow test point-of-care test for periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol. 2020 Nov;47(11):1354-1361. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13360. PMID:
Cho HJ, Shin MS, Song Y, Park SK, Park SM, Kim HD. Severe Periodontal Disease Increases Acute Myocardial Infarction and Stroke: A 10-Year Retrospective Follow-up Study. J Dent Res. 2021 Jan 21:22034520986097. Online ahead of print.
Principal Investigator. Developing a practical technique of prediction system for early periodontitis and prognosis of periodontitis based on salivary proteomics. Supported by the grant of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Korea. 2017-2021.