Fast forward to the present, Thom and his highly dedicated staff of technicians and support team, Lantz Dental Prosthetics has become one of the nation's leading removable prosthetic laboratories, producing quality restorations for leading dentists along with University graduate programs such as the University of West Virginia and Baylor.

Thom built his state-of-the-art laboratory in Maumee, Ohio, complete with an on-site Lecture/Training Facility and operatory.

Lantz Dental Prosthetics, Inc. was officially started with the intention of becoming Northwest Ohio's premier removable prosthetists laboratory.

Thom started Lantz Dental Laboratory, which after receiving his CDT accreditation's joined with Dimmer Crown and Bridge Laboratory to become Toledo's 3rd largest full-service Laboratory. 

Graduate of Ferris State College. Thom started to pursue his passion for Removable prosthetics by starting work at Dresch Laboratories as a Partial Denture and Metal Finisher and head set-up technician.