Professional Side of Dr. Klim

Dr. Klim is an internationally recognized speaker, author, manufacture consultant, beta tester, and teacher of advanced functional and aesthetic CAD/CAM dentistry. 

With over 25 years of clinical experience working with all-ceramic restorations, Dr. Klim has developed sound clinical techniques that he is now applying to the CEREC process. He is passionate about sharing tools and templates that will assist other CEREC users with their success and satisfaction in the CAD/CAM restorative theater.

Graduating Summa cum Laude, valedictorian, from Loma Linda University in 1984, Dr. Klim has been awarded high academic recognition by the Alpha Omega Fraternity and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society and has received the Prince Award from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Klim has been awarded fellowships from the Academy of General Dentistry and Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics. He is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Currently, Dr. Klim has a full time restorative practice in Santa Rosa, California and is founder and director of the Klim Institute CADStar™ CEREC Training Center, hosts the international online CEREC training (has been viewed in over 150 countries).

With a number of years teaching post-graduate levels in functional and aesthetic dentistry, he is now using this experience as a certified advanced CEREC Patterson trainer. His knowledge and practical clinical experience will mentor the CEREC oriented office with further CEREC integration and clinical applications.






Personal Side

Destiny was meant for Dr. Klim and his fourth-grade classmate, Karie. After completing their advanced degrees they became re-acquainted and married. Together, they have strong commitments to their family, friends, spiritual life, and adopted pets.

They enjoy traveling, camping, remodeling their home, or just reading a good book together. Karie is a Family and Marriage Therapist. Dr. Klim assist's Karie in directing an ongoing series of seminars with a focus on personal wholeness and relational and marriage enrichment.