Meet Dr. Thomas
Dr. Shane Thomas is a local who graduated from Brother Rice High School in 2008. He then received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Physics from Wayne State University in 2012. After, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2016. Since graduating, he has spent five years as an Associate Dentist in Pontiac at a Federally Qualified Health Center providing dental treatment to low-income and homeless populations.
Dr. Thomas is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He also is involved in monthly meetings with the Detroit Christian Medical Dental Association.
Dr. Thomas’ favorite aspect of dentistry is that he’s able to create trustworthy, authentic relationships with his patients, providing them with the best quality service concerning their oral health. He values patient education regarding his treatment recommendations so that the patient is fully informed before making any decision. He also works to ensure that the patient’s goals are best achieved. He prides himself on relating with his patients and meeting them wherever they are, especially about their previous dental experiences.
Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife, Tanya, and creating memories with his 2-year-old daughter, Lana. He loves staying active, playing basketball and flag football, and working out. He is actively involved with his church community, mentoring younger men, and looks forward to continuing serving there alongside his wife.