Dental Staff

All professionals at Michael H. Collins, DDS, PA maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Michael H. Collins, DDS

Dr. Collins is a life-long resident of the Alexandria area.  The youngest of five children, he was raised on a farm and graduated from Osakis High School.  After high school, he graduated Cum Laude from St. John's University with a degree in Biology.  He then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2002.  He received several awards while in dental school including the prestigious Mellor D. Holland award given to the one Senior who demonstrates excellence in leadership, scholarship and personal character.  Dr. Collins is passionate about providing quality and gentle dental care in a personal manner.  He enjoys getting to know his patients and building a personal rapport that allows patients to be more comfortable in the dental office than they ever thought possible.     

Dr. Collins and his wife Ann, have four daughters who keep him very busy outside of the office.  With any remaining spare time, he enjoys many sports, the outdoors, especially chasing roosters with his Weimaraner Bullet, and chasing walleyes during the soft water season.  He served as President of the West Central District of the Minnesota Dental Association, The Alexandria Jaycees, Leader of the Fancy Farmers 4H Club, taught adult and youth Sunday School, coaches several youth sports teams and is currently a member of the Osakis School board.