Meet Our Team

It takes a dedicated team of professionals to provide our patients with consistent quality dental care. Here at Innovative Smiles, our team works together to treat every patient like a member of our extended family because that is what we would expect for ourselves. We focus on developing long-term relationships that allow us to deliver quality oral health care that fits your specific needs. Please take a moment to meet our awesome team!

Contact Your Red Springs Dentists Today!

Our doctors and staff at Innovative Smiles strive to deliver exceptional dental care to patients of all ages. We’ve been improving the smiles and oral health of our patients for decades. If you are interested in being treated by top professionals in the field, please feel free to contact us or request an appointment online. We look forward to giving you and your family another reason to smile!

Additional Information About Our Talented Staff

If you are interested in finding out more information about of talented and professional staff, click the location links below. Once you've learned more about our dedicated team of dentists, please take a look at the many different dental services we have to offer to residents of Red Springs.


Dr. Benjamin Collins, DDS

Dentist in Red Springs, Robeson County, NC

Innovative Smiles Collins and Associates

Benjamin Collins, DDS

Dr. Benjamin Collins received his Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, with Biomedical Emphasis, from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Dr. Collins went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.

As a Board Certified General Dentist, Dr. Collins enjoys all areas of dentistry. He stays current with the latest advances in dental treatments and has completed additional training in the areas of endodontics, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Collins is also a Certified Invisalign Provider.

He especially enjoys helping patients achieve optimal oral health with endodontic treatment, placement of dental implants, extractions, dental crowns, and porcelain veneers. He is also an active member of the North Carolina Dental Society.

Dr. Benjamin Collins is an associate dentist at Collins and Lowery Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, where the emphasis is on “family.” He is in practice with his father, Dr. Jeff Collins; his uncle, Dr. Ronnie Lowery; Dr. Tyler Collins, his brother; and his sister, Dr. Jessica Collins-Sampson.

In his free time, Dr. Collins enjoys spending time with his wife, Whitney, their daughter, Berkley, and, of course, their dog, Rambo. Dr. Collins’ hobbies include golfing, hunting, and fishing.

“I love helping our patients by restoring their healthy, beautiful smiles because I believe that oral health plays a big role in their self-esteem and overall health.”


Dr. Tyler Collins, DDS

Dentist in Red Springs, Robeson County, NC

Innovative Smiles Collins and Associates

Tyler Collins, DDS

Dr. Tyler Collins was born and raised in Robeson County, and after graduating from Purnell Swett High School, he attended the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. In his junior year of college, Dr. Collins was accepted to the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008.

After graduation, Dr. Collins returned to Pembroke to rejoin his family at Collins and Lowery Family Dentistry and has been providing excellent dental care ever since. Dr. Collins has completed many hours of continuing education, learning cutting-edge techniques to improve the quality of dental care he provides to all of his patients.

As a Board Certified General Dentist, Dr. Collins is proud to be a Certified Invisalign Provider and active member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Collins and his wife, Katherine, a native of Edenton, NC, married in April of 2011 in the Outer Banks. In July of 2012, they were blessed with an amazing daughter, Heidi Elizabeth. Dr. Collins and his wife also have three dogs – Tyson, their loving golden doodle, and Marley and Charly, their loving Malteses.

In his time away from the practice, Dr. Collins enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, traveling, bass fishing, and anything related to UNC Tarheel athletics.

“I have a passion for dentistry because I love helping our patients achieve their goal of excellent oral health. I really enjoy interacting with our patients while improving their smiles and restoring the health of their teeth. With each new day comes a new challenge, requiring me to continue to learn more about myself and others.”


Dr. Starlet Oxendine, DDS

Dentist in Red Springs, Robeson County, NC

Innovative Smiles Collins and Associates

Dr. Starlet Oxendine

Dr. Starlet Oxendine received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 2002. She then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, where she graduated in 2006 with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree.

After receiving her DDS degree, Dr. Oxendine returned back to the Robeson County area, where she has been providing exceptional dental treatment to her patients for over 12 years now.

Dr. Oxendine is a Board Certified General Dentist, a member of the American Dental Association, and a member of the North Carolina Dental Society. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, including restorative, aesthetic, surgical and endodontics. Each year she spends countless hours in continuing education courses to further her knowledge in the forever changing art and science of dentistry, in an effort to continuously provide her patients with the best and most current dental options available.

“I am privileged to have a rewarding career that gives me the opportunity to meet and interact with wonderful patients that allow me to help them improve their overall oral health.”

In 2004, Dr. Oxendine married Reece Oxendine, and they have three amazing children, Maddison, Easton, and Kyndallon. In her spare time, she loves unwinding on the beach with her family, or traveling with them to her kids many sporting events.


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