Dr. Kevin Sims
“I am committed to providing the highest quality periodontal care to my patients, giving them oral health that will last for the rest of their lives. I treat each patient with kindness, understanding, and sensitivity towards their needs, and do so with great attention to detail. I look forward to each patient I meet and hope to help you achieve the dental health you so greatly desire.”
Dr. Kevin M. Sims was born in North Dakota but raised in southern California and southern Nevada. He attended the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and Idaho State University where he received degrees in Radiology Technology and Pharmacy. Dr. Sims practiced for several years first as a radiological technologist then as a critical care pharmacist in several hospitals in Nevada, Idaho and Alabama. Dr. Sims graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry in 1994. He then completed a three-year residency program in Periodontics at UAB, receiving his Masters of Science in Oral Biology as well. Dr. Sims served as a research fellow during the final year of his residency and completed research in animal modeling for future regenerative procedures.
Dr. Sims is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the first Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient of UAB School of Dentistry. Dr. Sims is also a fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He is actively involved in the Birmingham District Dental Society and has served as the Continuing Education Program Chairman, was appointed to the Peer Review Committee and the Executive Council. Dr. Sims is a faculty member of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program, instructing the dental hygiene students in pharmacology. Dr. Sims served a five year term on the American Dental Association Test Construction Committee writing test questions in the periodontal and implantology disciplines for the National Dental Boards. He holds the academic rank of Clinical Associate Professor at UAB School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics. Most recently Dr. Sims was asked to serve on the Dean’s Council for the UAB School of Dentistry.
American Dental Association
American Academy of Periodontology
Alabama Dental Association
Birmingham District Dental Society
Alabama Society of Periodontists
Southern Academy of Periodontology
American College of Dentists