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All our professionals at Smilebuilders Inc. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Preston L. Cobbins

Preston L. Cobbins, DDS

Education & Training

After serving in the United States army, Dr. Cobbins, a native of Blackhawk, MS, completed his undergraduate studies at Mississippi State University with a BS degree in Microbiology. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College and went on to complete an advanced education in general dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.

Dental Practices

Shortly after completing his formal education and training, Dr. Preston L. Cobbins opened Cobbins Family Dentistry in the historic district of downtown Canton, MS. His mission was and is to provide high quality dental care to citizens and visitors of the State of Mississippi. In 2002 the practice was incorporated and became SmileBuilders, Inc. where Dr. Cobbins works as president and dentist. Expericing tremendous growth, Dr. Cobbins and SmileBuilders, Inc. moved in June 2006  to the current location: 1863 Hwy 43 S. in Canton, MS.  Dr. Cobbins is  on staff at Madison River Oaks Medical Center  and he is also a Clinical Instructor at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Accomplishments & Awards

Academy of General Dentistry-Senior Student Award; American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, Charles Pincus Foundation-Clinical Proficiency and Interest in Esthetic; The Seventh Annual Alice Woodyard Brown-Ross Albert J. and Mary D. Faulkner Memorial Award;Hinman Scholar; National Collegiate Medical Professions Awards; Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Dental Society; Who’s Who Among Colleges and Universities; Meharry Medical College’s Dean’s List and National Dean’s List; United States Achievement Academy’s All American Scholars; Meharry Medical College Microbiology Award and Beta Beta Beta Honor Society. He also has military honors: The Good Conduct Medal, Humanitarian Service Award and the Soldier of the Month Award.

Professional Affiliations

Tabernacle of Praise Church Associate Elder and New Zion Missionary Church Bible Study teacher, National Dental Association, American Dental Association, Ewell-Neil Dental Society ( past Vice President), Mississippi Dental Society (Chaplain) and Mississipi Dental Association, Mississippi Dental Society past president, currently serving as Chaplain and Board of Trustee member. 

Other Interests

“First things first” I love and have a passion for teaching the Word of God.  I really enjoy spending time with family.  Fishing, hunting, basketball, racquetball and volleyball.

Our Team

Lakesia Watkins

Lakesia WatkinsOffice Manager

Jheidi Haido

Jheidi HaidoInsurance Coordinator

Kevin Munguia

Kevin MunguiaRegistered Dental Assistant

Myra Byrd

Myra ByrdLead Dental Assistant

Nancy Yu

Nancy YuHygienist

Terra Bradshaw

Terra BradshawHygienist

Francheska Oliver

Francheska OliverTreatment and Billing Coordinator

Maria Chavez

Maria ChavezDental Assistant

Roshni Patel

Roshni Patel Front Office Coordinator

What our happy patients say see all reviews

  • 150% for sure. Dr. Preston Cobbler one of the best dentists I've gone to in my years of life. He is great man, personally that can't be of as a pretender. I didn't know he had got started in my mouth, I had a broken tooth to the root, I didn't know he had started the work, he had finished the work in my mouth. He will be my dentist for the duration of my life!! I earnestly would rate him a 10 on the work in my mouth. Thanks Dr Cobbler for your kindness, work ability, knowledge, and sense of feeling for your patients pain.

    Maggie J.
  • I love this place my kids and i been going there for 11 years never had a problem. Great staff. Dr.Cobbin is great with my kids... Even with me when i scared. Lol. I recommend anyone and everyone. U want be disappointed..

    Linda C.
  • Friendly and Professional and affordable. I'm satisfied with the services.

    Deldarige W.
  • Been my dentist office since moving here in 2014 with no problems!

    Randall L. B.
  • Best dentist that I have ever been to.

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