OMAX was originally established in 1972 and has since emerged as an internationally-renowned surgical practice for performing a wide range of oral and maxillofacial surgeries.

Our doctors, past and present, are regarded as pioneers in both dentistry and medicine for the innovative research and proposed methodologies for dental extractions, dental implant and bone grafting procedures, non-invasive and surgical treatments for temporomandibular joint dysfunction, facial reconstruction and bite correction surgeries.

Historically, OMAX’s oral and maxillofacial surgeons have graduated form accredited dental schools and have completed rigorous hospital residency programs related to their specialty areas, such as anesthesiology, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, internal medicine, emergency and trauma care.

Dr. Skinner, who joined OMAX in 1997, is continuing the practice’s tradition of excellence. His is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has received comprehensive training in dentistry, medicine and anesthesiology. Dr. Skinner completed his maxillofacial surgery residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the function and appearance of the mouth, jaws and face. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and participates in research, continuing education and teaching.