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Dr. Mark Collins

Prosthodontics
Fort Mohave, AZ
25 years experience male

Locations

Fort Mohave Dental

Fort Mohave, AZ

Address

1501 Camp Mohave Rd #1, Fort Mohave, AZ
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About

Bio

I am a general dentist that treats everything in dentistry plus I also treat sleep apnea/snoring and TMJ. Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Our facility is accredited by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Specialties
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Prosthodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sore spots: Not to worry, just eat less spicy food. Enlarged taste buds.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Flipper question: Is it in an area for looks? If so you may want to wear to look good. If in a non looks area you may be able to not wear it. Either way just call you... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Gum help: First you need to floss daily and correctly, then brush three times a day even at the gum line, then stop using soda, have your teeth cleaned at a den... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep Problem: It may be a sign of sleep apnea. You should get a sleep test done. Go to a sleep physician or dental sleep medicine person.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Child snoring: Have your child looked at by an ent. It could be adnoids and tonsils that are enlarged causing this problem.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Breakfast: Are you dieting? Are you looking for a life plan? I prefer to eat about 15 minutes after waking up. If you take medicine you need to know if food... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
CPAP: If the machine is working correct you should feel more refreshed when you wake up, and fall asleep less during the day. This is based on how you fe... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Tongue swelling: Relax, your tongue should not swell if you have no problems like allergies or trauma.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Extraction pain: The pain after a tooth extraction is normal up to about 2 months. After that it could be something else. Possible causes of pain are a tooth next to t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Red Spots: Do the sposts hurt or not. Perhaps the are due to an allergy or medication. It could be a autoimmune disease. The only way to diagnose is to see the s... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep question: Counseling people for insomnia helps to control the cercadium rythm and allow you to sleep. Medications may be necessary for insomnia if counseling do... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Tooth ache: Lower molars and sometimes premolars can cause you to have ear aches. Dizzyness is not likely but remotely possible. Get this checked by a dentist asa... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep question: Get a sleep test and see if you have problems, also counseling can help with boredom.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep help: You can try deep breaths to get more oxygen, and caffeine. You should also consider getting tested for sleep apnea and thyroid problems.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sinuses: If you hold your nose shut and try to blow and the air comes through your mouth you have a sinus exposure. If it was just that the roots of the tooth... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Reflux: If the reflux happens during the awake times it is probably due to the esophagus spasms, if during sleep you may have sleep apnea and need that treate... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep apnea: Central sleep apnea is worse and harder to treat.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep problem: A sleep study can be done with very little sleep. If you have obstructive sleep apnea it is something that should be treated. Start by losing weight, ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Eating: Eating healthy will lower your blood sugars and give you more energy.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleep question: You really need to see a sleep physician and have a sleep test, also a blood work-up to test your thyroid and other health.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Morning headaches: That could be a sig of sleep apnea. It could also be a sign of TMJ problems. Seek out a dental sleep medicine expert. Go to www.Aadsm.Com to find o... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Tmj problem: These are questions you should ask the one who made it for you. There should be improvement or else you should get different treatment. It could be po... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sleepy feeling: Medications, lack of or too much rem sleep. You should seek help with this and a sleep test should be included.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Snoring: This could be a sleep apnea or it could be primary snoring. You need a sleep test to detirmine what it is. If it is not one of those then using breat... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Gum questions: For receding gums you should brush wwith a soft brush, get dental cleanings regularly, and be checked for sleep apnea. You should also have your bite ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
TMJ: If you have been diagnosed with a TMJ dissorder you will probably have a lot of other complications and you should seek out TMJ help.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Snoring: Never, that is risking your life. If you have sleep apnea and don't get it treated it can kill you.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
NTI: This is a complex problem. I see many of these cases in my practice. Often the nti was designed wrong or used wrong. Any mandibular positioning device... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
It is the diet: It is the diet not the exercise program that will make you lode weight. P90X is a great program and I have done it many times and find it to be the b... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
HCG: I have never heard of that. It is probably something else unless allergy problems.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Partially correct: Lumineers are like the lee press on nails. They are not meant to give a tooth strength, but are intended for cosmetics. The strength they can offer is... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Implant ?: The implants should not cause a shift and when restored will help stabilize the teeth.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Night gaurd: You should be tested for sleep apnea first. Do you snore or wake up non refreshed. Having hypothyroidism makes you more at risk for sleep apnea, and a... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Dental question: You should take your child to the dentist the earlier the better.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Snoring: You should not have to. Take your bed partner to a dental sleep medicine doctor. Go to www.Aadsm.Com and search for a dentist in your area. It will... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Child question: It may be sleep apnea with your child. The grinding of teth by sleep apnea causes cluster headaches and the bedwetting can come from sleep disturbence... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Implant help: When you have the implants placed they will probably adjust your partial so that you can wear it over the implants and still maintain your aesthetics ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Insomnia help: Try 3mg melatonin 1/2 hour prior to sleep you can take two if needed. This will help reset your internal clock. Also make sure there is no light sou... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sores on tongue: A lot depends on duration and description of sores. It may be something simple or it could be something very serious. If they have been there longer... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Recovery yes: I love the recovery formula and use it during my workouts. This is great stuff and helps me. If you need help I am a Beachbody coach too.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Yes you can: You can do that, but I feel it makes things harder. Good cardio workout. I have done that myself. The diet is the most important part. If you nee... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Itch: Do you wash late at night. That can cause you to itch. A lack of humidity in the air can d this, lack of water in your body. Allergic reactions, and... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
Prosthodontics 25 years experience
Sneezing at bed: Probably an allergy or a sinus condition. Look in your room and see if there is mold or dirty sheets or blanket.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Collins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Collins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I never thought about my diet, I do drink coconut milk, and eat bananas.hmm very helpful
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks I was looking around for a dentist anyway! I will def take ask!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much for your precious time and advise.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Graduated 1997MD

Awards

Top Sleep Medicine Specialist, First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013
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