Thomas A. Collins Jr., DDS
Dr. Thomas A. Collins, JR. joined the practice in 1993. He grew up in Springfield and attended Southwest Missouri State University where he majored in pre-med. He acquired his dental education at the University of Missouri School of Dentistry, Kansas City and completed his Oral Surgery Internship and Residency at Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Dr. Collins, Jr. furthered his education with a Fellowship in Advanced Facial Reconstructive Surgery at Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana and also a Fellowship in Oral and Facial Cosmetic Surgery at the Institute of Facial Surgery, Murray, Utah. Dr. Collins, Jr. is a member of the Academy of Osseointegration, the Greater Springfield Dental Society, a diplomate of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Collins, Jr. is an avid sportsman with interests that include hunting, competitive sporting clays, wildlife and land management, upland bird hunting, fly fishing, snow and water skiing. He is married with two children.