Dr. Thor L. Mikesell bought the practice in 1999 from long time owner Dr. (Doc) Hartesvelt and began his career working as a Family Dentist in Suttons Bay. Over the 20+ years of service, our practice has helped thousands of patients keep smiling, employed over 15 different people and provided quality dental care to the community.
Our practice is very involved in the community, providing support for individuals and groups throughout Leelanau County. Some of those services include membership and donations to the Suttons Bay Rotary Club, Glen Lake Booster Club, Leland sports, Suttons Bay Booster Club and the arts and the annual St. Mary’s Auction. Dr Mikesell served on the Suttons Bay Public School Board for 8 years and part of that time was the School Board president.
Our Mission has always been to provide quality care to make our patients smile. We strive to live that mission each day, in and out of the office.
Dr. Thor Mikesell was born in Utah Valley to a family of 9 children. He grew up working many different types of jobs and benefitted from watching his Father work as a dentist and Oral Surgeon. Dr. Mikesell studied at Brigham-Young University where he met and married his wife Christine who is from Michigan. After graduation they moved to Michigan to attend Dental School at the University of Michigan. Their first son was born the day before dental school started. Since then, more children arrived and they have a family of 5 boys who were raised in the local community and attended Suttons Bay Schools.
Dr. Mikesell spent many years serving in the Boy Scouts of America organizations and enjoyed the excuse to go camping, hiking and what-not. He has also been very active in service at his church. When he is not in the office; you will often find him outdoors working on a project, hunting, fishing, reading or providing service to those in need.
Everyone is extremely friendly and kind. Goes above and beyond! Very much appreciate the staff and Dr. Mikesell's concerns for the patients well being. We would highly recommend this dentist...
Dr. Mikesell and his assistants were excellent. His office and staff are very friendly and made me feel comfortable. My appointment was on time and done very professionally and personably.
My visit with Dr. Mikesell and staff was an excellent experience. My new crown looks and feels great. And, his price beat the competition hands down. A+ all the way.
408 N St. Joseph Ave
PO Box 759
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:30am-4:30pm