Dr. Hime is a native of San Antonio. He graduated from Texas A&M University with an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering before graduating from the UT Dental Branch at Houston 1986 and the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1988 with a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and a certificate in Orthodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Capital Area Dental Society, Southwestern Society of Orthodontists, Texas Association of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, and the Texas Orthodontic Study Club.  He has chaired both Young Dentist and Peer Review Committees of the Capital Area Dental Society, and is past president of the Texas Association of Orthodontists and the Texas Orthodontic Study Club. He has served on the American Association of Orthodontists Council on Information Technology. 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 Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio for over 10 years. Dr. Hime also lectures nationally and internationally teaching orthodontic techniques to fellow orthodontists. Dr. Hime is an avid photography enthusiast who also enjoys travel and spending time with his family. You can click HERE to see a portfolio of his photography.

Why he loves being an orthodontist

Dr. Hime loves meeting and getting to know so many people from all over Austin. He loves seeing his patients many years after their treatment is complete. He’s even gone to many weddings of former patients and heard how their new spouses were initially attracted to them because of their smile! 

Fun Fact

Dr. Hime has ridden his bicycle across the U.S.—twice!



Dr. Hime lectures extensively around the world on various orthodontic techniques. He has lectured in major cities in the US (New York, Orlando, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Portland ME, Cape Cod, Phoenix) along with Canada (Toronto, Vancouver, Whistler, Montreal) and throughout Europe (Basel, Heidelberg, Lucerne, Paris, Munich).


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