All of the team members at Dr. Thomas's
office maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry.
Michael J. Thomas
Dr Thomas hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest where he
spent 4 years in the private, highly acclaimed, Seattle's Auburn Academy
A four year co-ed boarding high school dedicated to prepping students for life and college and preparing him for a quality filled life.
excelled at the Academy and was able to also take two college courses while finishing his
high school requirements.
He then attended private Walla Walla University for 4 years where he earned a B.S. with two Majors and two minors.
He then followed up his college experience with a 12 month hospital residency program directed by University of Washington, earning another degree in Medical Technology.
held one of only 10 seats offered to over 3,000 prospective applicants.
He worked as a Medical Technologist while deciding when to begin his dental education.
During college, he
also earned a Private Pilot's license so he
could fly to and from college in Southeast Washington State.
For a short time he took a break from academics to become of member of the world renowned gospel group "The Heritage Singers" which toured extensively nationwide and had a weekly television show on WTBN a cable Christian network.
After leaving that part of his
then spent a year in beautiful Hawaii.
It was then off to Alaska to work for 6 months on a salmon fishing boat mimicking the cable TV show "Worlds Deadliest Catch".
Dr Michael Thomas graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1990.
was quickly accepted into Northwestern University
after scoring in the TOP 5% of the Nation, while taking the DAT's, which is the dental admissions test equivalent to the MCAT for the medical profession.
At the end of his sophomore year he was the FIRST student in his class to be allowed into clinic and to actually begin treating patients in the highly acclaimed NU patient facilities.
By the end of his
first year in clinic he
was TOP of his
class of 110 students which gained him numerous accolades amongst the Department heads and clinical professors and remained there until his
During his senior year, he was one of three chosen to become a Student Professor which was only asked of those students that showed remarkable abilities and respect among their peers, fellow students and Doctoral staff.
Within months of his graduation he was courted to specialize by three department Chairmen and asked to become an Associate Professor for NU Dental School for the upcoming class of 1991.
turned down the prestigious offers so that he
could return to Los Angeles and fulfill his
dream of having a leading cosmetic dental practice.
After only six months in Los Angeles, Dr Thomas
purchased a Beverly Hills cosmetic practice and relocated it to the very popular "Golden Triangle", where he
At that time he was the youngest dentist practicing in Beverly Hills.
dedication to his
career carried him through all the early years and he
is now in peak performance and looking at each new technology as a welcomed challenge.
He continues his education by attending 100's of hours of seminars and has been certified in numerous fields of dentistry.
* Dr Thomas
was one of the first dentists on the west coast to become a certified for Invisalign in 2004.
now is an Invisalign Advantage provider achieved only by doing dozens of challenging cases.
*Dr Thomas was one of the first GP's to incorporate teeth straightening retainers into his
8. Mercury Amalgam fillings-toxic fillings and how to safely remove and treat them.
*Dr Thomas has not placed any silver fillings in his
18 year dental career.
Cosmetic Dentist - Beverly Hills, Michael J. Thomas, D.D.S. , Beverly Hills, California 90210 (310) 274-7005