Jeffrey Sims, DDS, FAGD

Dr.Sims is a native of Dearborn Michigan and is a 1984 graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. Prior to dental school, Dr.Sims graduated from a dental technology program at Ferris State University earning an associates of arts degree in dental technology. This background in the dental laboratory industry has enabled him to understand and develop exceptional relationships with the technicians that fabricate the dental restorations created for our patients. This laboratory technology influence also allows Dr.Sims a unique perspective on dentistry that most of his colleagues do not have.

Continuing education is critical in maintaining clinical excellence according to Dr.Sims. This passion for education has earned him a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. He has studied with the elite clinicians in dentistry; Drs. Pete Dawson, John Kois, Frank Spear, Ronald Goldstein, David Garber, Maurice Salama, Mike Schuster, Bill Dorfman, Gerard Chiche, Jack Turbyfill, and Bill Dickerson to name a few. Dr.Sims also seeks out exquisite dental technicians like Terry Fohey, Pinhas Adar, Etsuo Morohoshi, and Martin Withlake.

Karen McClendon, RDH, BS

Born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and a graduate of Southern Illinois University in 2003 Karen McClendon is our all-star hygienist. For almost four years she has worked closely with Dr. Sims to monitor and continuously improve your periodontal health. Karen is compassionate and understanding; knowing maintaining good oral health takes not only effort but continual work. Her passion for dentistry recently helped her complete an intense Myofunctional Therapy course in Chicago and drives her to attend the Hinman convention in Atlanta every year.

 

Angelica Howson, Dental Assistant

Angelica is Dr. Sims lead assistant and right hand while in the operatory. A graduate of Dr. Ericson's amazing Dental Institute back in 2006 she is on her 9th year working as a restorative and cosmetic dental assistant.  Recently she attended her fourth Hinman Dental Convention where she continues to learn about the latest procedures and dental techniques. Raised in Smyrna, Georgia she is full of southern hospitality and eager to make all of Dr. Sim's patients comfortable during their procedures.

Sindy Tirado, Patient Relations and Treatment Coordinator

Originally from Miami, Florida, Sindy is the first smiling face you'll encounter when you walk in. With over 16 years of experience she has been working closely with dentist and their patients since 1998. With positions in both private and managed dental care offices, Sindy is knowledgeable in multi-specialty procedures, insurance benefits, and financial options. Sindy enjoys listening to our patients concerns and is happy to review the doctors' recommendations so everyone can make comfortable and long term informed decisions.