Meet the Doctors at Cosmic Kids Dental and Orthodontics

Pediatric Dentists in Henderson

Larry Hon, DMD

Dr. Larry Hon was born and raised in San Gabriel, California where he received his eagle scout badge, taught swimming, and tutored children in science. He graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and received his Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Sciences.

Dr. Hon continued his education at California State University, Dominguez Hills where he earned his Master’s degree in Biology with a focus on advancing the understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms and virulence factors of bacterial infections. During his studies, Dr. Hon developed an interest in oral infections and moved from research to dentistry at UNLV School of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

Following his passion for educating children, he decided to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry and completed his two-year residency at UNLV. Dr. Hon was awarded his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and is also board qualified for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. When he’s not working, he’s taking care of his daughter, playing video games, or reading comic books.

Dr. Hon is currently a Captain in the United States Army Reserves. He attends Battle Assembly one weekend per month and Annual Training two weeks a year.

Publications:

Yong J, Rasooly J, Dang H, et al. Multimodality imaging of β-cells in mouse models of type 1 and 2 diabetes. Diabetes. 2011;60(5):1383-92.

Mechanisms of Klebsiella pneumoniae interactions with human host cells. by Hon, Larry Shing-Huen, M.S., CSUDH, 2012

Hon L, Mohamed A, Lynch E. Reliability of colour and hardness clinical examinations in detecting dentine caries severity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sci Rep. 2019;9(1):6533.

Min Kim – Orthodontist

Dr. Min Kim began practicing dentistry in the U.S. Air Force upon graduation from dental school. He served as a general dentist for seven years and then was an orthodontist for three years. Dr. Kim treats his patients with the highest of standards and it is not only his goal to leave them with a lasting, perfect smile, but provide a fun, relaxing and comfortable experience for them. Dr. Kim is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and volunteers at Give Kids a Smile and the U.S. Air Force in his free time.

When Dr. Kim is not working and volunteering, he enjoys watching Dateline and rooting for his hometown team, the Los Angeles Lakers.

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