At Austin Orthodontic Arts, we are dedicated to transforming the lives of our patients and our community at large through a commitment to skill, service, and results. We see our work as a life-long investment in the future of our patients and our community. It’s our goal to see every patient walk away with a healthy, beautiful smile and the confidence that comes along with it. When you step through our doors as a patient, we invite you to be a part of something much bigger than just a clinic. We are changing lives, one smile at a time.



Dr. David Hime

Dr. David L. Hime is a native of San Antonio who received his DDS at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston before going on to get his Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and certificate in Orthodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He has been awarded both the C.T. Rowland award and the A.P. Westfall award from the Texas Orthodontic Study Club for demonstrated excellence in clinical orthodontics. He is also a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and was a Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio for over 10 years. When’s he’s not at home in Austin, Dr. Hime lectures nationally and internationally teaching orthodontic techniques to fellow orthodontists.

Dr. Nick Salome

Dr. Nick Salome spent his childhood in El Paso, Texas.  He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and continued on to dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.   He then went on to Seattle to pursue a residency in orthodontics at the University of Washington.  He received a Master of Science in Dentistry degree and a Certificate of Orthodontics in 2001 and has since combined private practice with teaching orthodontics.  In addition to lecturing around the world, he holds an Associate Clinical Professor appointment at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.  Dr. Salome is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He has also been awarded the C.T. Rowland award as well as an Austin Chronicle “Best Of” Award for Best Orthodontist for Kids.



At Austin Orthodontic Arts, we want to make sure that you enjoy every step of the process. That’s why, in addition to delivering high-quality precision care to our patients, we make sure that everyone who walks through our doors receives exceptional service in a friendly and professional environment. 

6 Ways We Stand Apart

  • Commitment to Our Community
  • Two Board Certified Orthodontists
  • Himebucks Rewards Program
  • Individual Treatment Rooms
  • Easy Online Access
  • Convenient Location