About Kim Paukune, DDS

Meet Kim Paukune DDS

Kim Paukune DDS

Kim Paukune, DDS, is a skilled general dentist practicing at Tucson Premier Smiles, located in Tucson, Arizona. Her mission is to provide excellent preventive and cosmetic services to help ensure a healthier community. She and her team rely on a combination of their expertise, compassion, and advanced technology to determine your needs and outline an effective treatment plan.

Dr. Paukune completed her undergraduate studies at Arizona State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in biology. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado Denver before completing her residency at the Oklahoma School of Dentistry. She stays up to date with the latest advances in the field through her membership with the Pima Dental Study Club, Arizona Dental Association, American Dental Association, and The Academy of General Dentistry. 

At Tucson Premier Smiles, Dr. Paukune and her team offer a range of services from routine check-ups and restorative care like tooth-colored fillings for cavities to teeth whitening and dental bridges and crowns. The team determines each person’s dental needs and then talks with them about their treatment options.

Dr. Paukune’s goal is to ensure that each patient feels comfortable and at ease while in her care. At Tucson Premier Smiles, you are part of the family.


Words from our patients

  • "Dr Kim is fantastic along with her whole office and staff. Friendly, kind and compassionate with reasonable fees for the service you will receive."

    M. R.
  • "Excellent staff. Professional and friendly. I had my teeth cleaned and it was the nicest experience I’d ever had. Thank you!!"

    M. S.
  • "Every staff person I interacted with was professional and amiable. All my questions were answered. My teeth are happy and shiny today. Good experience."

    L. D.
  • "Dr. Paukune and her team are personable, professional and proficient in their respective skill sets. I highly recommend them!!!"

    J. B.
  • "Excellent cleaning- thorugh, painless and personable. Gentle fillings and professional dentist, hygienist and assistants and office staff. Highly recommend."

    M. F.
  • "Richard did a wonderful job! He was very thorough and very courteous-a great asset to your dental office!"

    J. T.
  • "Tucson Premier Smiles is the ONLY dentist I will go to. The staff is so friendly and accommodating, and every one makes you feel welcome and relaxed."

    L. R.


Tucson Premier Smiles
2910 N Swan Rd, Suite 107
Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-747-0017
Fax: 520-747-0048

Office Hours

Get in touch