Dr. Sims
Robert Sims, DMD, MSD
Dr. Sims grew up in the small Kentucky town of Flemingsburg. He moved to Lexington in 1978 to begin his higher education at the University of Kentucky, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology, master’s in microbiology, Doctor of Dental Medicine, orthodontics certificate and Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD).

While in dental school, Dr. Sims received various research and clinical awards, including the American Association for Dental Research Award, the American Association of Orthodontists® Award, the Quintessence Award for Research Achievement and the Henry M. Thornton Fellowship Award from the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association®. Dr. Sims has also published articles and abstracts in national and international dental journals.

Dr. Sims has been certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists. He is active in national and local orthodontic and dental organizations, including:

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Nashville Dental Society

When he’s not in the office, Dr. Sims enjoys golfing, snow skiing and scuba diving. He has participated in the Cathedral of the Incarnation choir since 1994. He is married to Laura, and they have two daughters, Laura Hanson and Audrey.

Meet Our Team
Our orthodontist and team are committed to helping you enhance your smile and get the results you have always wanted. Dr. Robert Sims has worked with countless patients, including several celebrities, helping each individual create a flawless smile. Learn more about the treatments offered at Sims Orthodontics by calling 615-385-2714 to schedule an appointment at our orthodontic office in Nashville or Columbia, Tennessee. Our experienced and friendly team can help you create a beautiful smile.

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Delene RDH, Office Coordinator

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Loves spending time with family, hiking, reading, Hallmark movies and hot chocolate.

Chelsea RDH, Office Coordinator

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Participates in dart competitions with her dad, has new puppy named Apollo, competitive athlete.

Lisa Treatment Coordinator

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Trudi Financial Coordinator, RDA

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Gina Office Administrator, RDA

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Lizzy RDA

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Has a hedgehog named Bonnie, likes bowling with her boyfriend and chicken nuggets with honey mustard.

Katy RDA

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Was a cheerleader for 15 years, one of 4 children, loves making people smile.

Felicia RDA

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Loves traveling and meeting new people, working out and cooking, spending time with family, and new puppy named Pax.

Erin RDA

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Loves her son (Tristan), music and taking trips to the beach.

Dy’Shieka RDA

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Christina RDA, Lab Tech

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Nikki RDA

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Has two beautiful little ones, loves to travel and can always make people laugh.

Yadira RDA

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Can play the flute, piano and guitar. Loves make-up and spending time with her family.

Kim Lab Tech

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She’s a jack of all trades: “If Kim can’t fix it, it’s not broken.” Spends all free time with her family. “Beatific” changing one smile at a time.

Teran Lab Tech

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Ellen RDA

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Albry RDA

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Darlene EFDA

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Loves the outdoors, spending time with kids and grandchildren, and her job.

Betty RDA

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Andrea RDA

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Tiffany RDA

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Loves sunflowers and turtles, plays volleyball, has a huge family, has goal to become hygienist.