Cass City Dental and Oral Wellness
Oscoda Dental and Oral Wellness
James D. Thomas, DDS, PC

Cass City Team

Cass City Dental and Oral Wellness


As our Flagship Practice, we have many team members to ensure the best possible patient experience for all the services and products we provide.  A few team members also provide support services for our Oscoda office. 

 Every team member is essential to the smooth operation of our practice.  Each one plays a key role in providing personalized, excellent care for each of our patients.   All of our efforts are focused on our patients, and being the best dental practice in the area. 


These are the people that make it happen in Cass City:

Ms. Eliz

Corporate Office Director

Eliz moved to Michigan by the way of Southern Florida and also joined our team in September of 2020, which is a true blessing in disguise for her, as well as for us.

She is proudly an outstanding member of the American Association Of Dental Office Management. Eliz dedicates herself to our patients, team, and the entire practice. She leads by example, with her positivity being a motivational force alone, inspiring each one of our team members on an individual level as well as bringing all members to work together as a team united as one.

Eliz studied Business Administration and then later went on to continue her education by studying Criminal Justice. She has a passion for seeking knowledge by researching everything in its entirety. Fully learning all the ins and outs of what makes everything be. Eliz, truly believes knowledge is power, and the more she can learn, know, and understand, it will allow her to be able to better assist and help others.

Eliz's #1 motivation, inspiration, and greatest joy, is her daughter. Knowing that she is looking up to her, is immensely the very importance in every decision and move that Eliz makes truly is. She is beyond humbled and simply in awe of her daughter, as she continues learning, growing, and developing her personality and expands all aspects of her mind and heart. To witness her daughter evolving into her own little individual being of who she is to become and is destined to simply amazingly breathtakingly beautiful to Eliz.

Laura G.

Clinical Manager - Cass City (RDH, RDA)

Laura joined our team in July 2018.  She has two professional dental degrees.  She is licensed as a Registered Dental Hygienist and has her certification in Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide.  She is also licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant.  She is a graduate of Delta College and received her Associate's Degrees in Applied Science for Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting.  Her unique qualifications and multiple degrees, as well as her varied clinical experience makes her well qualified as our Clinical Manager.  She works in our office as a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Registered Dental Assistant, in addition the her Clinical Manager duties.

 Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, and has multiple farm animals and pets.


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Kim is originally from Harbor Beach. She completed her Dental Hygiene degree in 1997 at Kellogg Community College. She truly loves her work in dentistry and has a heart for every patient that she treats. She especially feels accomplished when she can make people with previous negative memories from dentistry, comfortable and happy to be receiving care. Getting to know her patients individually is what she prides herself on, to provide not only high quality dental care, but gentle, yet through care.

Kim and her husband Andy, are raising two girls and enjoy family time, being Michigan State Spartan fans, and spending time outdoors. 


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Kate has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1994, and has been employed by our practice since 2005. She is a graduate of Ferris State University. Kate is a mother of 3 children, and is active in her church, community, and Cass City Schools. 

Laura F.

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Laura has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 10 years, and she joined our team shortly after she graduated. She enjoys seeing new patients and easing their fears about dentistry. Laura loves getting to know her patients and seeing them and their families enjoying their dental experiences at our office!

In her free time, Laura likes spending time with her husband and their three young sons.


Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Heather is a licensed Registered Dental Assistant. She has been in dentistry for over 20 years and has been at our office for over 17 years. She is enthusiastic, caring, and loves working with our team. Heather also loves her patients and looks forward to seeing them when they come in for appointments. Being a dental assistant is truly her passion.

Heather enjoys spending time with her family, and her dog. She also enjoys planting flowers, and watching hummingbirds.


Dental Assistant

Amanda joined our team in the summer of 2020 during the mandated lockdown of dentistry.  She initially joined our team to help document our processes and procedures that were changing as a result of the coronavirus.  She has had some formal training in dental assisting, and has a desire to work as a Dental Assistant.  We quickly moved her to a Dental Assistant position.  She still works some with the business staff to help with receptionist duties.

When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Dental Assistant

Nayeli has recently joined our team as a dental assistant.  She was trained as a dentist in Mexico City, Mexico.  There she practiced as a dentist until meeting the man who is now her husband and moving to Michigan.  She has spent several years learning English and working in a teaching capacity.  Now that she has good command of the English language, she is very excited to get back into dentistry.  She knows much about dentistry, and is learning how we do things in America.  She helps Dr. Thomas improve his Spanish, and is a very nice addition to our team.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her two boys.


Lukas is the bookkeeper at our office.  He helps pay the bills and works with our accounting firm to keep the finances of the practice flowing smoothly.

In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching movies, learning about animals and national parks, and spending time with his friends and family. 


Jannaeya helps part time as a dental assistant, receptionist, and in the business office.  As the daughter of Dr. James Thomas, she enjoys the entire process of dentistry, and is happy to help where needed.

 While not working, she is continuing her education, practicing her piano, and working on her art projects.  She enjoys her pet rabbits, and spending time with her friends and family.


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