Dr. Lisa Thoms truly loves creating smiles from the inside out. She takes a lot of pride in listening to each and every individual patient and truly loves her chosen profession.
EDUCATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Dr. Thoms grew up in Southern California, receiving her bachelor of science in biology from UC Irvine and her Dental degree from the USC school of Dentistry. She maintained a general practice in Newport Beach and taught at the USC dental school until moving to Seattle in 1991 to attend the U of W Graduate Prosthodontic program, a three year residency in advanced comprehensive dentistry and cosmetics. Her Masters thesis was on cosmetic bonding which was published in a national dental journal. Dr. Thoms taught part time in the U of W graduate prosthodontic department for 14 years while maintaining a full time private Prosthodontic practice for 18 years in Kenmore, Washington. She is Board Certified in Prosthodontics, one of only 3 women in the state. Currently she is the senior manager of clinical affairs for Dentsply Sirona Implants and maintains a part time practice in Bellevue limited to crowns, bridges, implants, dentures, partial dentures and cosmetic dental enhancements.
- Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
- Fellow, American College of Prosthodontics
- Member, Seattle/King County Dental association, Washington State Dental Society, American Dental Association.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE:
Dr. Thoms is a competitive slalom water skier and loves to snow ski and snow board. Along with skiing she enjoys squash, yoga and golf! She values her time with friends, family and patients.