General Information
Mikesell, Thor DDS is a dentist in Suttons Bay, MI specializing in family and cosmetic dentistry. We offer a professional service with a gentle touch because your dental care needs are important to us. Our goal is to give you a more beautiful and confident smile.

408 St Joseph st
Suttons Bay, MI 49682




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Additional Information Dr. Thor Mikesell is a 1997 graduate of the University of Michigan Dental School. After two years of an associateship he began looking for a practice to buy and subsequently moved to Suttons Bay. He enjoys focusing on general dentistry with the opportunity to help patients with their cosmetic desires as well.

He is a member of the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Rotary club. Dr. Mikesell is active in the Boy Scouts of America as a leader. Two of his boys are eagle scouts. He also serves on a number of boards and is active in his church as a leader and volunteer. He works once a week at the Medicaid clinic in Traverse City and enjoys the opportunity to serve a different group of people.

In his free time he is a voracious reader and enjoys outdoor recreation including hiking, camping, skiing, hunting and other things. Dr. Mikesell has 5 children, all boys, who keep his wife (and him) extremely busy.

M, T, and Thur: 8:30-4:30, closed for lunch 12:30 - 1:30 Open some Wednesdays

•General and family dentistry
•Cosmetic dentistry
•Porcelain veneers
•Bridges and crowns
•Preventive care


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Here are some common drinks and
the amount of sugars in them.
20 ounce citrus soda ...........19 tsp.
12 ounce cola .......................10 tsp.
8.3 ounce energy drink ..........7 tsp.
6.75 ounce juice pouch .........5 tsp.
6.75 ounce apple juice ...........6 tsp.
20 ounce sports drink ............8 tsp.
14 ounce chocolate milk ......11 tsp.
Limit 100% fruit juices which have
about the same amount sugar as
soda. Eat your fruit and drink water or
milk more and enjoy these sweetened
beverages as an occasional treat.
Questions? Call 271-3315
Accepting new patients.
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