At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Sara is our Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator and Receptionist. She has worked in the dental profession for over 16 years, joining our practice in 2014. She enjoys getting to know all of our patients and takes care of all their scheduling needs and insurance/billing questions. Sara resides in Waterford with her husband, son and dog, Stanley. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, movies, sports and volunteering in the community.
Vicki graduated from Adrian College with a degree in Sociology. It was at Adrian College that she met Kenneth Thomas and the rest is history. She has been working at our office for over 11 years as a Receptionist and Office Manager. She loves our patients and focuses on making sure they have a positive experience from the minute they walk into the office to the moment they leave. In her spare time, Vicki enjoys traveling, spending time with her family (son, Dr. Matt and daughter, Courtney), theater and all things musical (concerts, singing, etc.).
Nicole has been a Dental Assistant for over 20 years with experience in several specialties. She enjoys time with her family, reading, gardening and is passionate about genealogical research. Her favorite thing is making people smile!
Kayla graduated from Ross Medical School in 2017. Kayla does her best to have a gentle and compassionate chairside manner to help each patient. Kayla enjoys being with her family and participating in outdoor adventures.
Daniela joined our team in April of 2018. She graduated from Washtenaw Community College in 2000 and has 14 years of dental experience. Daniela enjoys connecting with and building trust with our patients and is passionate about helping them maintain healthy smiles. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her 3 daughters and husband. Daniela’s many years of experience working in general dentistry is an asset to our practice.
Tracey has been working in the Dental field for 26 years as a Dental Assistant, the last 18 of which have been spent at our office. She loves our doctors’ compassionate and caring attitude towards our patients. For the last 3 years she combined work and school, attending Oakland Community College and graduating cum laude in 2018 with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Going back to school to further her education is a priority. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association. She has 3 grown children, Steve, Cora and Brianna, and a menagerie of animals. She loves being able to help patients improve their smiles and explain and answer any procedural questions.
Jodi Dowedite, RDH
Jodi earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Michigan in 2010 after getting an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Oakland Community College in 2005 and is certified in local anesthesia. She has been working in the dental field for 13 years, joining our practice in 2018, and has a love of people, health and community service. Early in her dental career she realized that dentistry was a powerful way to encourage people to smile and be confident in doing so. Jodi also brings her unlimited enthusiasm and love of children to our office. She is a Michigan native and lives in the community with her husband and four children.
Shawna Humphrey, RDH
Shawna began in the dental field as a Hygiene Coordinator and Assistant while she worked toward her degree in Dental Hygiene. She graduated from Baker College in 2014 with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene and is certified in local anesthesia. Since becoming a Hygienist, Shawna has subbed for several Dentists and when she joined our practice in 2014 she knew this is where she wanted to stay. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and dog.
Heather Morin, RDH
Heather stared working for Dr. Thomas in April of 2018. She has worked in Dentistry since 1991, first as a Dental Assistant then graduating in 2000 from Oakland Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene and is certified in local anesthesia. Heather is a caring health provider who enjoys getting to know her patients as well as providing treatment. She believes good communication is essential to build trust and deliver oral health protocols. In her spare time, she enjoys time with her son, all things summer and being active in her church. She loves her profession and people.
Katie Woodward, RDH
Katie has worked as a Dental Hygienist since 2012 and joined our practice in 2013. She enjoys working with her patients and helping them achieve optimal oral health. Katie holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Baker College and is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation. Katie resides in Fenton with her husband Nathan, daughter Nora and two dogs, Stella and Duke. She enjoys outdoor activities including running and kayaking. She also loves spending her free time with friends and family.