Dr. Ben Thomas was born in Calgary and raised in Crossfield, Alberta. After high school, he spent two years in Europe before pursuing higher education in the United States. He completed his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University, where he majored in Neuroscience and minored in French. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Master of Public Health degree, and Specialty Certificate in Periodontics from the University of North Carolina. His training also included certification in Intravenous Sedation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Dr. Thomas is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and an active member of numerous dental organizations and societies, including the American Academy of Periodontology and the Canadian Association of Periodontology. As a trained periodontist, he specializes in the placement of dental implants and the management of the periodontal disease. This includes:
- Limited or complete periodontal evaluation
- Surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy
- Periodontal regeneration
- Surgical implant placement
- Ridge and sinus augmentation
- Extractions and ridge preservations
- Gingival grafting
- Functional & Esthetic crown lengthening
- Oral Pathology
Dr. Thomas is passionate about dental surgery and loves what he does. He is fluent in French and has provided dental services to underprivileged populations in Haiti, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, and Senegal. Despite his commitment to international humanitarian service, Dr. Thomas is happy to be home in Calgary and takes pride in providing honest, high quality treatment for his patients. He has volunteered with local service organizations as well. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and animals, spending time in the mountains, and playing sports.