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Dr. Troy N. Elms thinks everyone deserves to have beautiful smiles. He has been working toward this goal in Bryan/College Station since 1991.

Dr. Elms is a board certified Orthodontist and Temporomandibular Disorder Specialist. He is also recognized as an Invisalign Premier Provider. Dr. Elms has been married to his wife, Caren, since 1986, and they have three boys. He enjoys spending time with his family, racquetball and skiing.

elms_family-2015-2Education and Honors

  • Kilgore High School- Valedictorian
  • Texas A&M University- B.S. Zoology- Cum Laude
  • Baylor College of Dentistry- D.D.S.- Top 5%
  • Baylor College of Dentistry- Orthodontic Certificate
  • Baylor University- Master’s Degree


  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
  • Brazos Valley Young Dentist of the Year 1995
  • Phi Omega Academic Achievement Award
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Fraternity
  • Omicrom Kappa Upislon Honor Fraternity
  • Alpha Zeta Honor Fraternity
  • Baylor Odontological Honor Society
  • American Association of Orthodontists Outstanding Student Award
  • Numerous Dean’s Lists and Honor Rolls

Professional and Community Service

  • Brazos Valley Dental Society District- President
  • Brazos Valley Young Life- President
  • Brazos Valley Chorale- President
  • Brazos Valley Red Cross- Vice President
  • Bryan Rotary Club- Committee Chair
  • Grace Bible Church- Deacon
  • Texas Dental Association- Delegate
  • Medical Advisory Board- Member
  • Bryan/ College Station Chamber of Commerce- Member
  • College Station Little League- Coach
  • College Station Soccer League- Assistant Coach

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southwestern Association of Orthodontists
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • World Federation of Orthodontists


  • Elms. T.N. and A.N. Taylor, 1987. Calbindin- D28K Localization in Rat Molars During Odontogenesis. J. Dental Res 66 (Abstracts of the IADR/ AADR Annual Session). 1987
  • Elms, T.N., D.D.S. The Long-Term Stability of Cervical-Pull Headgear Therapy: A Cephalometric and Model Analysis. Baylor College of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics. 1991.
  • Elms, T.N., D.D.S., M.S., P.H. Buschang, MA., Ph.D. and R.G. Alexander, D.D.S., M.S. Long-term Stability of Class II, Division I, nonextraction cervical face-blow therapy: I. Model Analysis. Amer. J. Ortho Dent. Orthoped. 109(3): 271- 276. 1996.