Orthodontist Gulfport & Laurel MS

Meet Dr. Jim

Your Hometown Orthodontist in Gulfport & Laurel MS

“As the treating Orthodontist of my own family members, I understand the importance of selecting the right Orthodontist to handle your child’s care. My staff and I possess the knowledge, understanding, and compassion necessary to ensure the most positive experience. I am the Inventor of the Laser-LightTM Bonding System for Braces which makes treatment simple and easy for all our patients. Trained in the very latest orthodontic techniques and utilizing cutting edge technology, I ensure quality and precise results. My staff and I are eager to answer any questions and begin caring for you and your loved ones at either our Hattiesburg or Oak Grove locations. Don’t hesitate to let our family of professionals treat yours, and all my patients refer to me as Dr Jim!”

About Dr. Jim

Dr James A Nicholson is a native of Hattiesburg, MS. He graduated from the University of Southern
Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Dr Nicholson achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery
degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He received the American Association of
Orthodontists Award, Operative Dentistry Award for Excellence, Crown and Bridge Restorative Dentistry
Award, and Advanced Study Program Award.
He then completed a Master of Science degree in
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry. During
his master’sresidency, he completed thesis research on the Invitro Corrosion of Nitinol Wire which showed
the reusage effects on long term performance.

Master of Science in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics: University of Tennessee School of
Dentistry, Memphis, TN

Doctor of Dental Surgery: Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Member: American Association of Orthodontists, Mississippi Association of Orthodontists, American
Dental Association(?), Mississippi Dental Association, South Mississippi Dental Society (past President),
Rotary Club of Hattiesburg (past Board Member), First Baptist Church of Hattiesburg

Board Certification: MS Licensed Board-Certified Orthodontist and Diplomat of the American Board of
Orthodontists, active

Professional Affiliations

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One of Dr.Brown’s favorite things about being an orthodontist is getting to know all of his amazing patients! We hope you take the time to learn a little bit about Dr.Brown and why he became an orthodontist in the first place.

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