Dr. Alexis Collins was born in Pittsburgh, PA but grew up in Irmo, SC. As a high school student at Irmo High School, she spent the hours after school at Dr. Nyland’s pediatric dental office . It was at this office that her love of pediatric dentistry began. Dr. Collins graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Clemson University. After college, Dr. Collins moved to Charleston, SC for her dental education at the Medical University of South Carolina. Following completion of her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree, Dr. Collins completed a two year Pediatric Dentistry Residency at MUSC and specialized in infant through adolescent care with extra focus on growth and development and special needs dentistry. Dr. Collins and her husband, Spencer, love spending their free time with family, playing with their two dogs, and keeping up with their 1-year old, Avery.
Dr. Collins belongs to the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- South Carolina Dental Association
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Greater Columbia Dental Association
- Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Collins has hospital privileges at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital.