Smile Straight Orthodontics - Southaven & Tupelo, MS Team
Jennifer Collins, DDS
Jennifer Collins, DDS - Orthodontist
Dr. Jennifer Collins attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she earned a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She then attended Tennessee State University and earned a MS in Engineering.
Dr. Collins went on to attend dental school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.
After dental school, she was employed at Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) as a general dentist for three years. She went on to achieve her goal of becoming an Orthodontist by attending Howard University in Washington, D.C. and earning a Certificate of Orthodontics.
Dr. Collins has a personal mission to serve her patients and community by providing the best quality experience. She strives to ensure that her services meet the patient’s needs and ultimately wants to improve their quality of life with orthodontic treatment.
In Her Free Time Dr. Collins likes lifting weights. She has competed in several body building contests.
Guilty Pleasure She loves reality TV. Especially Real Housewives of Atlanta.
On the Nightstand Dr. Collins favorite book is Who Moved My Cheese.
Emily Poulos, DDS, MS
Emily Poulos, DDS, MS - Orthodontist
Dr. Emily Poulos went to Appalachian State University and earned degrees in Chemistry and Biology. She then continued her education at North Carolina State University where she earned her Masters of Physiology.
She then decided her passion was in helping people transform their lives with great smiles so she headed to dental school at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry. Then it was off to the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health for her Orthodontics residency.
After all that education, she is now is helping patients at Smile Straight Orthodontics in Southaven have the smiles they always dreamed about.
Dr. Poulos enjoys helping all patients, but she especially loves working with kids. She likes seeing them grow and develop through their treatment. Then at the end, when the braces come off, she loves seeing them smile full of self confidence.
Dr. Poulos is an active member in the American Dental Association, American Academy of Orthodontics and American Orthodontic Society.
In Her Free Time Dr. Poulos is very gifted at creating jewelry.
Secret Skill She loves making floral arrangements. Her house looks and smells beautiful.
Full House Dr. Poulos has two kids and twins on the way! .
Andrea McLachlan, DMD
Andrea McLachlan, DMD - Orthodontist
Dr. Andrea McLachlan grew up in a little town north of Chicago in Illinois called Zion. She attended the prestigious historically black university, Howard University in Washington D.C.
After getting her degree at Howard, she realized she wanted to help people gain confidence through great smiles and headed to University of Pennsylvania for dental school.
Dr. McLachlan loves helping patients of all ages have the smile of their dreams, but she especially loves working with kids. Not only is she helping kids have a healthy confident smile, but she feeds of their energy and keep her from taking her self too seriously.
Dr. McLachlan is an active member in the American Dental Association and American Academy of Orthodontics.