Dr. Kimberly Thomas, originally from East Texas, received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology from the University of Texas at Tyler. She then entered the dental program at Midwestern University, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Having a strong interest in art, Dr. Thomas has also taken courses in figure drawing, graphic design and even ceramics. She was introduced to dentistry as a career that would fulfill her desire to help others and allow her to use her artistic abilities. Today, that is exactly what she is doing!
““Dentistry is the most rewarding career I could have chosen! Every day I get to create beautiful smiles [works of art] and provide my community with the health care they deserve. I’m excited to be providing dental care at Plaza Family Dental and getting to work with such an awesome team!”
Throughout dental school, Dr. Thomas received the Golden Hands Award along with many other awards for her outstanding performance. During her senior year, she was honored to receive the AGD Senior Student Dental Award for having exhibited the greatest interest, knowledge, and proficiency in the field of general dentistry. Dr. Thomas is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Academy of Laser Dentistry and has volunteered with Give Kids A Smile, AZMOM, TeamSmile and the Arizona Oral Cancer Walk.
After living in Arizona for some time, Dr. Thomas and her husband have decided to make the Valley of the Sun their new home. Their hobbies include watching movies, traveling, hiking and exploring new restaurants for their favorite Texas dish, queso! They are avid animal lovers and now have 3 rescue fur babies, 1 dog and 2 cats.