Irondequoit, New York

Dr. David K. Skeels

The Fine Art of Dentistry

Dr. David K. Skeels

2913 Culver Rd
Rochester, NY 14622
585-467-7000
Dr. David K. Skeels, Cosmetic Dentistry, Health and Beauty, Rochester, New York

When you look for a dentist, quality and comfort is what you're seeking. Dr. David K. Skeels, located in Rochester, NY, provides just that! Dr. Skeels has been providing expert comprehensive dental care services while taking patient comfort into consideration. 

Dr. Skeels received his degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery from Case University Western School, completed a year of general dental residency at The Eastmen Dental Center, and has over 1000 credit hours in continuing education courses. He also attends annual events at the International Symposium on Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry to ensure he current on all the latest dental research and technology.

Dr. David K. Skeels provides a dental evaluation that is individualized to each patient. During your initial visit, Dr. Skeels will determine your dental needs, provide his expert recommendations, and then create a health program specifically for you. Whether you want a simple teeth cleaning or require root canal therapy, Dr. David K. Skeels has the expertise to give you a painless experience. His dental practice will make sure that any procedures done will leave your teeth looking as natural as possible. He uses only porcelain dental crowns to maintain your tooth’s original appearance, and natural tooth colored fillings so your treated tooth will be indistinguishable from the rest.

His experienced staff will ensure you will be relaxed during your procedure, while making you feel at home in their office. Comfort is a must for Dr. Skeels, who has received training in providing pain-free treatment. He will also provide additional sedation for patients who request it.

The office also provides affordable payment options for their services, and will process all paperwork for patients with dental insurance. 

A healthy smile is a happy smile. Call Dr. David K. Skeels at (585) 467-7000 to make an appointment or visit them online

Announcements & Events from Dr. David K. Skeels
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A Dentist's Top 5 Tips for Dry Sockets, Irondequoit, New York
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A Rochester Dentist Reveals 2 Surprising Ways to Whiten Teeth, Irondequoit, New York
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Wisdom teeth removal is a common dental surgery, but it can cause anxiety for some patients. Knowing what to expect is a good way to calm your nerves and eliminate doubts. Dr. David ...read more
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Adults who regularly used cannabis tended to snack more often, experts found Dental patients with drug addictions have more tooth decay than wider public  Those addicted are...read more
A tooth extraction is one of the most common dental procedures performed on adults and children over age 12. It could be necessary for many reasons, such as to reduce overcrowding, e...read more
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Taking care of your family’s oral health is a priority, but it can be challenging to find a dentist who meets all your needs. You’re searching for a professional who is not only trus...read more
Science News Dental implants with antibacterial activity and designed to facilitate integration into the bone   Date:  December 26, 2016 Source:  University of ...read more
Take-home trays for teeth whitening are common health and beauty products, promising dramatically brighter teeth and fast results. However, do-it-yourself dental trays are not as eff...read more
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Date:October 4, 2016 Source:Columbia University Medical Center Summary:41 master regulator genes have been identified that may cause gum disease, also known as periodontal disease....read more
September 13, 2016 By Scott Froum, DDS Editorial Director There are many considerations and steps that need to take place to ensure an esthetic implant restoration that is accep...read more
Date: February 18, 2016 Source: University of Birmingham Summary: Patients with chronic kidney disease patients and periodontitis (severe gum disease) have a higher mortality ra...read more
18 Aug 2016 Richard Gawel Todays Dental News Healthy food may be the best cure for gum problems. Researchers from the University of Freiburg in Germany have discovered that a low-c...read more
Halloween is without a doubt the spookiest night of the year—especially for dentists! With kids and adults alike indulging in their Halloween loot, everyone runs a higher risk of exp...read more
Aug 30, 2016 | News Americas by Dental Tribune International BOSTON, USA: Studies have indicated that individuals with a high body mass index are more prone to developing periodont...read more
When tooth loss occurs, either from tooth decay or trauma, it does more than create an imperfect smile. It also impairs the way the mouth functions. According to Dr. David K. Skeels,...read more
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There are many treatment options for missing or damaged teeth. Each has its benefits, but one of the most popular options are tooth implants. The process takes a while to comple...read more
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Dr. David K. Skeels invites you to take advantage of our new patient special going on now. All new patients are eligible to receive a FREE exam and consultation.   We ...read more
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