Dr. Strange completed his undergraduate training with an Engineering degree from Auburn University in 1977. After graduation, Thad pursued a career in construction, starting his own business, Strange Construction Company. Strange Construction Company was in business from 1984 - 1990. His interest in Dentistry then led him to apply to UMC School of Dentistry where he was accepted into the class of 1995. He received his endodontic specialty license from West Virginia University with a Masters of Science in 1997. There he received the Outstanding Achievement in Endodontic award from the American College of Endodontist. He is a member of the Mississippi Dental Association, the Dental Guardian Society, and a member of the American Association of Endodontists. Dr Strange was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and was raised in Starkville, Ms. He currently resides with his wife, Paula and their children in Flowood, Ms. The family attends Raymond Presbyterian Church where he serves as a deacon. He enjoys hunting, golfing, and construction projects during his time off.