Dr. LaKeshia Thomas is a proud native of Montgomery, Alabama where she attended Loveless Academic Magnet School (LAMP). She is the daughter of Percy and Dorothy Thomas. She attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, graduating magna cum laude, with a degree in Biology. She then attended the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. After receiving her doctorate of dental medicine (D.M.D) in 2012, she furthered her dental training and education by attending an Advanced Education General Residency Program at the University Of Tennessee College Of Dentistry in Memphis, Tennessee.
She has always had a passion for treating children and was elated to return to her home state of Alabama to begin her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University Of Alabama School Of Dentistry and the Children’s Hospital of Alabama. During her residency, Dr. Thomas was selected as a Sparks Trainee where she received advanced training in treating special needs patients. Dr. Thomas was thrilled to return home and work as a pediatric dentist at her childhood dental office, Dentistry for Children. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Diplomates, Alabama Dental Association , Alabama Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, L.I.F.T. ( Leaders Investing For Tomorrow), and James Wright Leadership Development Institute.
Dr. Thomas loves to support her community by volunteering at health fairs, participating in charity events, and supporting local sporting events for children. She enjoys traveling, biking, reading, and spending time with her family and friends in her leisure time.