Education and Experience
Dr. Kim K. Forrest graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1979. He was accepted to the top dental program in the nation and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in 1983 with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He practiced family dentistry and orthodontics for 14 years before specializing in orthodontics.
In addition to three different two-year continuing education courses in orthodontics, Dr. Forrest attended the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch at Houston Graduate Orthodontic Program. From 1997 to 1999, he was the chief resident of orthodontics. Dr. Forrest graduated at the top of his class and holds a certificate in postgraduate orthodontics and a Master of Science in orthodontics from UTHSC at Houston, as well.
Honors and Awards
Dr. Forrest has received numerous awards for his research in orthodontics, published articles on surgical orthodontics, and holds several patents. Most recently, he was voted one of “Texas’s Top Dentists, Specialist in Orthodontics” in the November 2006 issue of Texas Monthly and voted “Top Doc” in H Houston Magazine. Dr. Forrest had the honor of teaching graduate orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics as an associate clinical professor at the University of Texas Dental School in Houston.
- American Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- Greater Houston Dental Society
- Southwestern Society of Orthodontists
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Board certified, American Board of Orthodontics
Outside the Office
Dr. Forrest and his three daughters — Austin, Skyler, and Summer — along with his grandson Ethann all reside in the Katy area. Dr. Forrest is an avid supporter of the Katy area schools and their organizations.