Dr. Robert Sims, DMD

Dr. Robert Sims, DMD

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Orthodontics  ·  
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58 y/o
(421)

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Dr. Robert Sims, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Sims Orthodontics

3817 Bedford Ave

Nashville, TN 37215
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Delta Dental
  • DentaQuest
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Sims' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sims "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, Doctorate 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 "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sims "Our team's goal is to shape beautiful smiles with state-of-the-art orthodontic services in an exciting, family-oriented environment.  We develop a trusting patient relationship by providing compassionate and caring treatment to each individual.  We take pride in our work and in who we are."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthodontics
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthodontics*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Underbite
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25  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Physical Examination
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Root Canal
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Kentucky / College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Kentucky / College Of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sims' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends
421 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (421)

  • 5
    (376)
  • 4
    (23)
  • 3
    (9)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Sims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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