Dr. Kristi Thomas has been a General Practice Dentist in the southeast area of Michigan for the past twenty-three years. She is a native Detroiter who had a chance high school internship with two Detroit Periodontist that resulted in a pursuit in the field of Dentistry. Both of her degrees, Bachelor of Arts, Doctor of Dental Surgery, and Master of Public Health were confirmed at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Post-graduation, she practiced in private and corporate dentistry focusing on Pediatrics, Endodontics and Oral Surgery.
Dr. Thomas has been an advocate of Community Health Dentistry serving as a Community Center Dental Director and Chief Dental Officer for different Federally Qualified Health Centers. She has increased access to care for the underserved population by implementing full-spectrum dental services in multiple health centers. On July 26, 2019, Dr. Thomas was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Board of Dentistry for at 4-year term ending in June of 2023.
Team building is a core theme in her life. She volunteers in her free time providing free dental care with Team Smiles and the Detroit Lions and with Mission of Mercy with the Michigan Dental Association. When not practicing dentistry she enjoys spending time with her "home team" which includes her husband, two daughters and two sons.