Dentistry has improved a lot in the past 30 years thanks to leaders in innovation. Dr. Kim Kutsch has dedicated his career to seeking out and developing new ideas, technologies and treatment methods that focus on excellent patient care. In the process he has become an internationally recognized expert in many topics including minimally invasive procedures.
Dr. Kutsch was born and raised in the Albany/Corvallis area, and received his dental degree from the University of Oregon in 1979. Dr. Kutsch holds numerous patents for dental materials and technologies, publishes regularly in magazines, journals and textbooks, and speaks at dental meetings throughout the world. He is the founder of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He conducts independent biofilm research on the bacteria that cause cavities, and developed the Carifree system for the early identification, diagnosis and elimination of decay and promote a lifetime of health.
Dr. Kutsch is also a mentor in the prestigious Kois Center for dentists in Seattle. He and his wife Dana enjoy traveling, outdoor adventures, and they have five children and nine grandchildren. Dr. Kutsch also has a lifelong passion for fly fishing and playing the banjo.