You and your family deserve a patient-centered dental experience provided by professionals who take the time to get to know you so they can understand your needs and what's important to you. At Whitetree Dental, we're proud of our dedicated team and the soothing environment we have created to make every dental experience with us pleasant and stress-free.
We can't wait to meet you in person, but until then, please take a few moments to meet our team.
Meet Our Team
Leeshik Shin, DDS
Dr. Leeshik Shin graduated summa cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry. He subsequently attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) as well as the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Shin also completed a one-year intensive general practice residency at Stony Brook Hospital in New York. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Implant Dentistry.
"I had a patient who was afraid to smile for a very long time. After her smile makeover, she was crying because she was so happy to be able to show off her beautiful smile again to her family and kids. This is what drives me and motivates me to become a better dentist."
Dr. Shin enjoys spending free time with his wife and one-year-old son, Noah, as well as traveling across the US to take continuing education courses to improve his skills as a dentist. The family also enjoys spending time outdoors with their two dogs, a French Bulldog named Hugo and a mutt named Coco.
Gibeum Kim, DDS
Dr. Gibeum Kim is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. Dr. Kim stays current with emerging dental trends by attending numerous continuing education classes throughout the year.
He is committed to learning more about areas like dental implantology and has completed advanced implant training with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Kim is a member of Texas Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
"I have seen how poor oral health affects my patients and how it's possible for me to improve their quality of life by utilizing my knowledge and artistic skills. Dentistry is constantly evolving, and I enjoy learning new technologies and applying them in our office for the comfort of my patients.”
Dr. Kim was born in Ohio and lived in South Korea and Canada. He now resides in Little Elm, TX and is an active part of our community. He has a beautiful wife and daughter and two dogs, a Pit Bull and a Min Pin. In his free time, Dr. Kim enjoys watching baseball, going to the movies, cooking, and traveling with his family.
Linh has worked in the dental field and dealt with insurance for nearly a decade. She can answer every question you can throw at her about your insurance and if she can't, then she'll find out for you. She's the go-to person to question about insurance.
In her free time she likes spending time with her three kids, cooking, baking, and watching movies. Her favorite thing to cook is pho. Ask her about her recipe!
Kelli Falto - RDA
Kelli recently moved from Wichita Falls to the Greater McKinney area to continue her career in the dental field. Addition to her excellent dental knowledge, she has an amazing personality and energy to make all the patients comfortable and pleasant during their visits. On her free time, she loves to hang out with her boyfriend, her two German Shepherds, Koko and Max. She loves to be outdoors and adventurous, and loves to go shopping.
Morgan Brown, RDH - Hygienist
Waco native. Been married for 5 years. Morgan and her husband have a 4 year old son, Parker, and two dogs, Lacey and Whitley. She graduated from Blinn College with an Associate in Dental Hygiene in 2010. Morgan loves to spend time with family, going to Texas Rangers games and hunting. Also, during her spare time, she loves reading and crafting.