Sims Dentistry – Family Dentistry Huntsville

Meet The Dentists

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Debra Sims, D.D.S.

Dr. Sims is not only a native of Huntsville but also has a true compassion for the community and serving her “neighbors”.

She attended Huntsville High School graduating in the Top 10% of the Class.

Inspired by her father, Dr. Sims pursued her dream of becoming an outstanding Dentist who listened to their patients and provided exceptional care. Dr. Sims attended Sam Houston State University graduating with honors and maintaining a high GPA to award her the opportunity to pursue her dream.  Dr. Sims was accepted into dental school at the University of Texas in San Antonio.  In 1984 she graduated in the Top 10% as a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

This was only the beginning of Dr. Sims’ education and goal to become an outstanding Dentist.  Dr. Sims has completed 5 Continuums at the Pankey Institute in Florida for Advanced Functional Dentistry.  She has numerous continuing education hours with an emphasis on Full Mouth Reconstruction, Cosmetic Dentistry and Functional Applications.

Dr. Sims is a member of several distinguished organizations and study groups including:  Texas Academy of General Dentistry and the Southwest Prosthodontic Society both required advanced studies and applications for membership.  She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and the Brazos Valley District Dental Society.

Dr. Sims began practicing Dentistry in her home town of Huntsville initially associated with Dr. Ralph Cole.  During which time she continued to seek advanced education but also helped Huntsville grow by having three terrific boys over a number of years.  Dr. Sims has owned her current practice for ten years and has enjoyed developing an environment that is comfortable, safe and technically advanced for her “neighbors”.

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Dr. Rodney Elmore, DDS

Dr. Elmore began his professional career as an electrical engineer in 2005.  His career in engineering included among others a prestigious position with NASA as the team lead for laser-guided equipment that ensured the space shuttle docking with the International Space Station. 

Dr. Elmore’s desire to help others and work directly with people lead him to pursue a Doctorate in Dentistry.  Dr. Elmore received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in 2016.  He continued his academics by completing an Advanced Residency Program at Idaho State University in 2017.  His Residency included implant placements and complex fixed and removable prosthodontics. 

He holds a level three sedation license and performs I.V. sedation to help patients feel more comfortable about their dental treatment.  Dr. Elmore has worked in private practice since 2017.  Dr. Elmore’s extensive background and experience are secondary to his unique ability to listen to patients while being very personable and compassionate.