A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. Should a dental emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
As a practice, we are true believers thatpreventive careandeducationare the keys to optimal dental health. We strive to provide dental health care vs. disease care. Thats why we focus on thorough exams checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking x-rays when necessary. We also know that routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are all helpful in preventing dental disease. Not only are we focused on the beauty of your smile, were also concerned about your health. A review of your medical history can help us stay informed of your overall health, any new medications, and any illnesses that may impact your dental health.
Infection control in our office is also very important to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Dr. Thomas is a native of Central Florida and received his dental degree from the University of Florida. He did his general practice residency in hospital dentistry in Gainesville, Florida at Shands and the V.A. Hospitals.
Dr. Thomas is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association and Dental Society of Greater Orlando. He is a member of the Florida Academy of Dental Practice Administration. Dr. Thomas a past-president for the Florida Academy of General Dentistry, the organization that only represents general dentistry in the state. He is also a past-president of Central Florida's Component of the Academy of General Dentists and is a peer-reviewer for the Dental Society of Greater Orlando.
Dr. Thomas has served as a Clinical Associate Professor of Operative Dentistry for the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He does pro-bono work with indigent clinics throughout central Florida and has done missionary dentistry outside the United States. He serves as a member on the St. Margaret Mary School's Board of Education.
Dr. Thomas enjoys community involvement and has been a coach, teacher, and mentor for various local programs. He cherishes time with his family and feels that service to others is our purpose for life.
I am a Dental Hygiene graduate of Pensacola State College and have been practicing for over 20 years. I enjoy helping my patients understand the importance of preventing dental disease and contributing to beautiful smiles.
I grew up in the Midwest, but have lived in Florida long enough to appreciate warm weather and beautiful sunsets. I have two daughters. Amy graduated from UF and is living in New York City. Carolyn graduated from FSU and is pursuing a masters degree in nutrition. I am a proud mom.
I am the lead dental assistant at our practice and have been working side by side with Dr. Thomas since 2006. I graduated from Americare School of Nursing with an Expanded Functions in dental assisting degree at the top of my class. I love what I do and have a great team of people I work with. Helping the patients understand their dental needs and treatment and seeing the end result is really rewarding.
I have lived in Winter Park for over 20 years. I have one son who is currently serving in the United States Army and I am very proud of him. I am an animal lover and have two dogs. In my spare time I enjoy going to the beach, spending time with friends, playing softball and going to country music concerts.
Debi has over 25 years experience in the dental profession and has experience in every area of the dental office. She has a genuine love and sense of compassion for people that extends to our patients. Debi received her Certificate of Radiography through Valencia College and her Dental Assisting Expanded Functions Certificate through the University of Florida. Debi has received extensive training in precision dentistry, including 18 months of comprehensive training for the growth and success of cosmetic dentistry. She earned a BA degree in Ministerial studies. Debi loves being with her family, enjoys the beach, historical adventures, reading books, writing, teaching and speaking, being creative, helping others achieve their dreams, and spearheading and overseeing outreach projects that positively affect her community and beyond.