Everyone Deserves a Beautiful, Confident Smile!
As an orthodontist, I have the privilege of making a lasting and positive difference in the life of every patient. I appreciate that my profession allows me to be part of improving each person’s health, self-esteem, and quality of life, and how I am able to transform lives by creating beautifully confident smiles!
— Dr. Troy Elms
Dr. Elms graduated as valedictorian from Kilgore High School. He attended Texas A&M University, where he completed a Bachelor of Science in zoology and graduated cum laude in 1986.
He enrolled at Baylor College of Dentistry, and graduated in the top 5% of his class with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Remaining at Baylor, Dr. Elms completed an orthodontic certificate and a Master of Science from Baylor College of Orthodontics.
Dr. Elms was honored numerous times for his scholastic achievements, including induction into several honor societies and honor fraternities. He received the American Association of Orthodontists’ Outstanding Student Award.
Dr. Elms is a board-certified orthodontist, a Diplomate with the American Board of Orthodontics, and an active member of the:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Southwestern Association of Orthodontists
- Texas Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- World Federation of Orthodontists
In addition, Dr. Elms has served as president of the Brazos Valley District Dental Society and delegate to the Texas Dental Association.
Awards and Distinctions
For nearly two decades, Dr. Elms has been an Invisalign® Top 1% Provider and has successfully treated nearly 1,600 patients with this clear aligner process.
As a result of the care he and his staff provide, as well as the incredible smiles they create, Elms Orthodontics has been recognized by The Best of the Brazos Valley magazine for more than ten years and also as The Eagle’s Readers’ Choice more than a decade.
Beyond the Practice
Raised in Kilgore, Dr. Elms and his wife Caren have called College Station home since 1991. Here they’ve raised their three now-grown sons, welcomed a daughter-in-law, and currently enjoy time with their three dogs.
When he’s not working, Dr. Elms enjoys snow skiing, scuba diving, and traveling, At home, he can often be found reading a great book.
Dr. Elms is passionate about his faith and serves in church leadership with Grace Bible Church. He is also passionate about giving back to and strengthening the community. He has served in leadership positions with many local organizations, including Brazos Valley Young Life, Brazos Valley Chorale, and Brazos Valley Red Cross.
Dr. Elms is active in the Bryan Rotary Club and the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce. He has also volunteered as a coach for College Station Little League and as an assistant coach with College Station Soccer League.