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Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Jerry Thomas

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Dr. Jerry Thomas has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years in and around the Edmonton region. He is a general dentist who has a strong passion for all aspects of dentistry.

Dr. Jerry Thomas performs all dental procedures including dental implants and wisdom teeth extractions, from simple to very impacted teeth. He also performs a wide variety of other surgical procedures, minimizing the frequency for patients requiring referrals to other facilities for their surgical procedures. Dr. Jerry Thomas is certified in providing oral conscious sedation for people who are anxious about dental surgery. Dr. Jerry Thomas takes pride in providing exceptional treatment in a comfortable, caring manner.

Dr. Jerry Thomas has a long history as an assistant Clinical Director at the University of Alberta Hospital (1997-2010) and simultaneously served as an associate professor at the University of Alberta Dentistry Program. At present he is an associate professor at the U of A school of dentistry and a CCD director.

Dr. Jerry Thomas serves the communities of Calgary, Edmonton, Spruce Grove and La Crete, Alberta. His passion is photography and music. Family is at the heart of everything he does and he loves spending time with his four kids.

Professional Memberships Include:

  • Alberta Dental Association & College
  • Canadian Dental Association

Dr. Glenn Gillis, DDS

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Born and raised in Edmonton, Dr. Glenn Gillis is a general dentist and graduate of the University of Alberta, where he completed his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. He believes in being a lifelong learner and staying up to date with advances in technology and techniques to offer the best possible care for each individual patient.

Dr. Gillis values patient education and high quality relationships and wants to make each visit as comfortable and positive as possible, while addressing any issues a patient may have.

Dr. Gillis has enjoyed volunteering at the SHINE clinic in downtown Edmonton to help those in need access dental care. He has also been on a mission trip to Peru with the charity organization Kindness in Action to provide care to underserved populations.

Outside of work, Dr. Gillis enjoys a wide selection of hobbies. He is always willing to talk about food, cooking, board games, music, movies, travelling, and a variety of sports, especially golf, tennis and hockey.

Dr Pragti Bimra, DDS

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Having graduated in 2011 Dr Bimra worked as an Instructor for 2 years. She moved to Canada and chose Edmonton to settle down as this felt more like home. Dr Bimra started her dental journey in 2016 and ever since have served communities in Edmonton, Peace River and Provost ,Alberta.

Dr Bimra works at the Boyle Mccauley health center dental clinic and she volunteers her time to Shine dentistry to help the underserved community in the inner city of Edmonton. Dr Bimra strongly believes in giving back to the community, she goes back to India every year to volunteer in dental camps.

Dr Bimra provides every aspect of general dentistry but her passion is working with kids, She enjoys introducing the dental world to them in a way that keeps their curiosity alive. Dr Bimra's prime focus is to provide a comfortable and relaxed environment to her patients throughout their appointment.

In her free time she loves spending time with her super energetic dog Bella and exploring different trails in Alberta with her.

Dr. Michael Ho, DMD

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Dr. Ho moved to Canada from Hong Kong when he was 5 years old. After finishing high school, he did his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry Honors at the University of British Columbia. After completing his undergraduate degree, he decided to pursue a dental career and he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of British Columbia.

As an oral health care provider, he is happy that he can play a role in making a positive difference in the oral health of his patients. He believes in educating his patients so that they can achieve and maintain good healthy dentition. It is important to him that he is able to deliver the best possible treatment for his patients. He believes this is done through proper communication. He carefully listens to his patients, then makes sure his patients understand and are comfortable with the treatment plan before proceeding.

He strives to provide a beautiful, confident smile on each patient's face as they leave the clinic and making a positive contribution to their daily life is what gives him the energy to come to work each day.