What is an Endodontist?

Endodontists are specialists in saving teeth, committed to helping you maintain your natural smile for a lifetime. They have additional education to become experts in performing root canal treatment and diagnosing and treating tooth pain.

Our Doctors

All our professionals at West Michigan Endodontics maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay most current in field of endodontics.

 

John Thomas, DDS, MS

Kalamazoo College, 2002, BA in Chemistry
University of Michigan Dental School, 2008
Marquette University School of Dentistry
Endodontics Program, 2010

Memberships:
Kalamazoo Valley District Dental Society
American Dental Association
American Association of Endodontists
Michigan Dental Association
Michigan Association of Endodontists

Dr. Thomas is committed to providing patients with the best treatment and experience possible. He believes that clear communication and patient education are the cornerstones to a trusting and positive relationship with his patients. Dr. Thomas and his wife, Linnaea, have three young children. He enjoys playing tennis, running, skiing and spending time with family and friends.

Daniel McLaughlin, DDS

University of Michigan, 1970, BA in Math Education
University of Detroit Dental School, 1978
University of Detroit Dental School
Endodontic Program, 1981

Memberships:
Kalamazoo Valley District Dental Society
Chicago Dental Society
American Dental Association
American Association of Endodontists
Michigan Dental Association
Michigan Association of Endodontists

Dr. McLaughlin has been married to his wife, Kate, since 1976. They have two grown children. He enjoys playing golf and pickleball with his family and has recently developed a passion for nature photography.