Meet The Team
Thane L. Ostroth DDS.
Dr. Ostroth has been serving the needs of patients for over 30 years as a General Dentist, including braces and implant restorations. Dr. Ostroth graduated from the University of Detroit Dental School in 1979. He also attended a three year program in California for advanced training in braces. More recently, Dr. Ostroth completed a three year advanced training in complex bite issues and neuromuscular dentistry at the Las Vegas Dental Institute (LVI).
Dr. Ostroth is a member of the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Russell Bunting Periodontal Study Club. He attends twice the required amount of continuing education classes each year. Dr. Ostroth also reads many dental journals each month, which keeps him abreast of the latest in dental procedures, dental products, and patient comforts.
Dr. Ostroth has his office in Royal Oak and is avidly involved in the community. During National Dental Health Month (every February), Dr. Ostroth volunteers at local elementary schools with his fun and informative dental puppet show to educate students on dental care. He supports local sports teams and community charities.
In his free time Dr. Ostroth enjoys woodworking, travel and he has finished building a four passenger airplane which he flew with his wife to Key West Florida. Dr. Ostroth is an instrument rated pilot.
He lives in Troy with his wife Ellen.
Debbie graduated from University of Detroit. She has been with our office since graduating in 1991. Debbie is very active in her professional organization. She is Treasurer of the Oakland County Dental Hygiene Association and helps coordinate dental hygiene seminars. Debbie has three boys: Conor, Rory and Holden, who keep her busy in her spare time. Debbie, her husband Jim, and their three boys live in Berkley.
Rachel grew up in Ferndale and currently lives in Royal Oak with her husband and two sons. She received her dental front desk experience while working for an office in Berkley and is now receiving on the job training to help with Dental Assisting. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, reading books and staying healthy!
Angela is a graduate of Davenport University where she received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Care Administration. She has been working as a part of Dr. Ostroth’s administrative staff since 2006. Currently she and her husband Matt, along with their son Liam, live in Royal Oak. Her spare time is occupied by taking care of Liam and spending quality time with her family.
Kim worked for Dr. Ostroth from 2000-2005 as a Dental Assistant and occasionally filled in at the front desk when needed. She left the office to focus on dental hygiene school and graduated in 2007 from O.C.C. Kim lives in Clawson, enjoys taking care of her two cats, and spending time with friends and family, especially her niece and nephew, who also happen to be patients at the office. She is so excited and honored to return to the office where she has been a patient since the 1980’s.
Gail has been a dental assistant since 1975. She graduated from Southfield Lathrup high school, and received her training as a dental assistant while working at her first office. Gail has vast knowledge in dental assisting due to her years of experience. Gail worked with us for two years in 1984, and now we are happy to have her back on staff. She has been with our office since 1999. Gail, her husband Luis and son Cody live in Clawson.