Dr. Atkins is a Texan, born and raised. He attended Texas Tech University where his undergraduate studies focused on Biology and Biochemistry. He then was accepted to the prestigious University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio where he graduated near the top of his class and won numerous awards. Dr. Atkins spent five years in private practice before finding home in Waxahachie.
Dr. Atkins met his beautiful wife Erica while they were students at Texas Tech. They married during dental school and have been blessed with two wonderful children - Caden and Harper Grace.
Dr. Atkins stays on the cutting edge of the profession, having averaged over one hundred hours of continuing education annually. Dr. Atkins has earned fellowships to both the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the Academy of General Dentistry and is a member in good standing of the Texas Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Sixth District Dental Society, and the International Team for Implantology. He is a graduate of the rigorous Implant Preceptorship held at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He also continues to attend the Spear Institute and is an active member of their local study club. Dr. Atkins is committed to attending continuing education classes as well as conventions and dental meetings to continually bring the latest technologies, practices, products, and knowledge to his practice and ensure optimal dental services to his patients.