Dr. Skjei, (pronounced Shay), grew up on a family farm in rural Appleton, MN. He attended Augustana College, followed by the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Skjei served the Elk River community for almost four years, before opening his dream practice in Big Lake. He is the youngest of eight dentists in his family. Dr. Skjei strives to provide a fun and relaxing environment for patients of all ages with the best technology available in the world of dentistry. He loves getting to know the patients, enjoys building lasting relationships with families.
With Lake Dental Care being a technology-forward practice, Dr. Skjei stays on the cutting-edge of dentistry. Dr. Skjei has world-class dental implant training, extensive cosmetic dentistry training, and CEREC (same day crown) credentials. He offers comprehensive dental care including tooth-colored fillings, crowns, cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy, dental implants, tooth extractions, pediatric dental care, dental implants, TMJ therapy, dentures, periodontal therapy, and other treatments to meet the patient’s needs.
Dr. Skjei is active in several organized dentistry groups. He was selected by his peer dental professionals to be the President of the North Side Metro Study Club. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, Frank Spear Study Club, North Side Study Club and International Team for Implantology.
Outside of the dental office, Dr. Skjei enjoys being active outdoors with his wife Darcy in his free time. You can find him cross country skiing Lake Maria State Park, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, hunting with his lab Goose, and raising crops on his hobby farm.
Dr. Skjei offers you a warm welcome to the 3D Dental Experience at Lake Dental Care!