Dr. Skinner believes that true excellence in patient care can only be achieved with a strong commitment to continuing education, technology, compassion, and a good understanding of patient goals.
While he has specialized in periodontics; his training, education, and experience include a wide variety of skills and procedures allowing him to provide the highest quality of patient care.
EDUCATION, RESEARCH & TEACHING
University of Iowa – Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Iowa – Certificate in Periodontics
The University of Iowa periodontal specialty program is quite diverse placing a heavy emphasis on current research and techniques in periodontal cosmetics, bone regenerative therapy, dental implant treatment, and traditional periodontics.
While attending the University of Iowa, Dr. Skinner studied the benefits of bone grafting to preserve jaw bone following tooth extraction. Advances in bone grafting have dramatically increased the number of people who can enjoy the benefits of dental implant treatment.
ADVANCED TRAINING & SKILLS
Dr. Skinner believes strongly in continuing to advance his dental education. He participates in several local study groups, some of which are organized by Twin Cities Periodontics. His training and clinical experience include:
Traditional periodontal treatment
Cosmetic periodontal treatment
Interdisciplinary case planning and treatment
Gum tissue augmentation procedures
Dental implant Treatment
Jaw bone augmentation
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Dr. Skinner is originally from Clear Lake, Iowa. He is married and is the father of three children. Dr. Skinner enjoys many water and outdoor activities, as well as participating in his children’s activities. He and his family are very grateful they have made Minneapolis/St. Paul their home.