Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.




Front Office Coordinator

When you walk in or call our office, you will most likely be greeted by Delene! The best part of her day is talking with our patients. Delene finds such joy to see our patients at the beginning of their treatments and see the final results. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking and spending time with her family. 

We asked Delene, "What is your favorite vacation spot?"

She answered, "Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island are my favorites places in the world! I love the serenity of the ocean and the sun. The sunsets on Jekyll Island are fabulous!!" 



Orthodontic Assistant/ Front Desk 

Gina has been in Orthodontics for 3 years! Her favorite part of her job is watching the transformation of smiles. She loves to be outside with her husband and 2 girls enjoying life! Going to the park, the zoo and grilling out are a few of their favorite things! 

We asked Gina , "What is your favorite vacation spot?"

Her answer - "Cruises to the caribbean with my hubby!"



Front Desk

Trudi has been in Orthodontics for over 24 years and has loved every minute of it! Trudi loves the excitement of the patients when they start treatment and then seeing their beautiful smiles at the end. She has three children who are her pride and joy! Trudi also has a beautiful boxer, Ella, who puts a smile on her face everyday. Her favorite pastime is to find old furniture pieces and bring them back to life again.

We asked Trudi , "What's on the top of your bucket list?"

She answered- "I have always wanted to parachute from an airplane!!"



Treatment Coordinator

Lisa has been in orthodontics for 25 years, 14 of those years have been with Dr. Sims! Lisa finds it so rewarding to see the postive changes that occur when people have confidence in their smile. She enjoys meeting and getting to know our patients and their families as they’re starting treatment. Lisa, along with her husband and son are native Nashvillians! They love animals, music and snow skiing.

We asked Lisa, "What is your favorite song to sing in the car?"

She answered, "Anything on the Contemporary Christian Station!" 



Financial Coordinator

This is Rachel's first time in Orthodontics but she worked for many years in Pediatric Dentistry. She works hard to get the most out of your insurance benefits and ensure that you have a full understanding of your treatment plan. She loves our patients and team.."We rock!" She says. Rachel and her husband, Bill, have 4 fur babies - Petery, Bugsby, Bert, and Ernie! In her free time, she enjoys hanging out at her home in Pegram with her husband and pets. 

We asked Rachel, What is your favorite sports team?

Her answer- "I am a HUGE Nashville Predators fan! Love me some Preds!!"







Lab Technician and Orthodontic Assistant

I enjoy working in our onsite lab. I spend a lot of time employing creativity and craftsmanship in creating each individual appliance. In addition to appliances, I create mouthguards and retainers that help patients keep their beautiful new smiles. I also assist in the clinic and with overall office maintenance.

I love spending my free time with my remarkable husband. We have two phenomenal children and two precious “four-legged” family members.



Lab Technician

Tabitha has been in the Orthodontic Field for 4 months, but you would think she has been with us forever! She says her favorite part of her job is our team and the smiles brought to faces by us all! Tabitha along with her two daughters and husband have lots of wild animals in the woods behind their home. 

We asked Tabitha , "Do you have any hidden talents?"

She answered, "Ofcourse! I can clogg. It's very similar to buck dance." She says she won't show us..but make sure you ask her when you come in!



Orthodontic Assistant

Ortho has been Christina's field of choice for the past 6 years. It is her passion to be a part of enhancing smiles! Christina is newly married and looking forward to starting a family. Outside of work she loves taking photos, organizing things for people and sharing her passion for natural solutions with doTerra essential oils.

We asked Christina, "What would you splurge on if you won the lottery?"

She answered, "I would spend the money on a mission trip! To help others and see new places."


Orthodontic Assistant

Erin has been an Orthodontic Assistant for 6 years! Seeing her patients smiling and happy with their new smile is Erins favorite! She has an 8 year old son, Tristan. They love to go to the movies together, especially super hero movies! 

We asked Erin "What is your favorite song to sing in the car?" 

She answered - "Someone like you by Adele!" 



Orthodontic Assistant

Kristin has been in the orthodontic field since 2010 and has enjoyed every moment of it! She loves meeting new people on a daily basis. She loves to see how excited and happy the patients are once their treatment is completed. Kristin is orginally from Chicago, spent a few years in Georgia, and recently moved to Nashville in June of 2017. In her spare time she enjoys outings with her fiance, Justin, and their two dogs, Piper and Rusty. 

We asked Kristin, "What is your favorite vacation spot?"

Her answer - "Anywhere with a beach!"



Orthodontic Assistant

Mallory has worked in Orthodontics for 2 years! Her favorite thing about her job is, ofcourse, seeing the patients reaction when they see their new smile for the first time. She also loves to help make fun patterns with your color ties! Mallory just moved to the Nashville area with her sweet husband, Scotty, from Knoxville, TN. (Go Vols!) They have two fur babies, Simba and Scout, whom they love to take swimming. In her free time she loves to tackle Pinterest projects, and go on spontaneous adventures with her husband. 
We asked Mallory, " What is your favorite vacation spot?" 
Her answer - "Anywhere Mickey Mouse is! Fun fact.. I used to work at Disney World!" 



Orthodontic Assistant

Elizabeth has been with us for 5 months. She loves being able to change someones life just from a smile! Elizabeth has a hedgehog named Bonnie and three dogs; Sunshine, Luno and Mr. Harris! In her freetime, Elizabeth loves to ride around with her boyfriend, Harley, and listen to music! 

We asked Elizabeth, "Who is your role model?"

She answered, "Definitely my mom!"



Orthodontic Assistant

Dy'Shieka has been with us since April of 2018! Interacting with our patients and helping make them have beautiful smiles is her favorite part of the day! Dy'Shieka has two young men ages 7 and 9. She loves to do activities with her boys and love on them! 

We asked Dy'Shieka "What's on the top of your bucket list?"

She answered "Sky diving and swim with dolphins!"



Orthodontic Assistant

Taylor has been with us interning for two months! She has two dogs and is newly married to her husband, Jacob. She loves to spend time with her family in her free time. 

We asked Taylor, "What's your favorite song to sing in the car?"

She answered  "Anything Country!"




Office Manager- Columbia Location

I enjoy getting to know each of the families in our practice.  Being part of a team that creates beautiful smiles that five our patients confidence and joy is wonderful.  As our office manager, I literrally take care of anything and everything that can possibly take place in an orthodontic office. 

I'm a happily married mother of two marvelous children.  I enjoy being creative and design projects.




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Orthodontic Assistant - Columbia Location

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