We Are Elite Dental

As a full-service family and cosmetic dental spa, Elite Dental is a unique destination for
dental care where advanced innovation meets world-class surroundings.

 

With a sincere appreciation for the privilege of serving patients, we strive for perfection in everything we do. This is why we created a facility, experience and dimension in dentistry that are just as distinctive as the stunning results we offer.

Elite Dental’s commitment to continuously improving people’s lives through dental care is evidenced in an environment that can best be described as the “essence of modern dentistry.” Unlike traditional dental practices, our atmosphere and surroundings are exclusively designed with our patients’ modern lifestyles and preferences in mind.

Our Philosophy

With a commitment to ongoing education and expertise, Dr. Skasko and The Elite Dental Team use state-of-the-art technology, equipment and materials to collectively – and consistently – deliver flawless design and function through dentistry. As industry experts with impeccable skills and knowledge in the areas of general and cosmetic dentistry and total body wellness, we continuously strive to incorporate new techniques and procedures into our practice while maintaining the priority of comfort, convenience and health for our patients.

Unlike what most people have come to expect from a visit to the dentist, every moment at Elite Dental is an opportunity to relax, unwind and enjoy. If you’ve never experienced the type of dental services, amenities and personalized care that our patients anticipate, it’s time to alter your perception by making Elite Dental your destination for dentistry.

By blending coveted conveniences with advanced expertise and technology, Elite Dental not only transforms the way patients look, we also strive to transform every visit into an enjoyable event.

Discover a new concept and experience in advanced dental care – call Elite Dental today to schedule an appointment or cosmetic consultation.

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Say Ahh

Dr. Skasko and The Elite Dental Team are honored to be piloting the Complete Health Dentistry movement, which will create the future of dentists and physicians working together for the common goal of total body health.

The documentary film “Say AHHHHHHhhhh…” came out fall 2013. The film portrays real life situations that explain the role your mouth plays in the regards to your overall health and wellness. Your mouth is the gateway to your body and to your health. At Elite Dental we are a Complete Health Dental Team who believe and practice complete health dentistry every day.

For more information on this documentary visit: www.sayahhthemovie.com


 

  • The office is modern and clean and the staff is extremely friendly. Overall, we are very impressed so far with the level of care and service.

  • The hygienists are very friendly. I have sensitivity to cold in a few teeth and the hygienist took great care to make me comfortable. The cleaning/checkup was quick and painless.

  • He is more than a dentist, he’s an artist too! In two words, Dr. Skasko is professional and personable. A+++

  • Dr. Skasko and his team have completely changed my attitude toward the dentist. Now, I LOVE going to the dentist. The office is like a spa, always clean and top of the line care and equipment.

  • The staff is very welcoming and helpful and Dr. Skasko himself is the best. He treats every patient with respect, listens to your needs and concerns and always does an excellent job.

  • The front desk makes you feel like you have been a patient for years. I walked right in and got whisked off to a little room with a message chair and tv while filling out my paperwork.

  • I felt like I was getting the most up to date dental care. All services so far have been done professionally. I’m sending my family and friends to Elite.

  • The Elite team is consistently punctual, friendly, professional, and highly skilled.

  • Super group of professionals that are devoted to their passion-dental care. Highly professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff that work in harmony.

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Our Services

The Elite Experience begins with an in-depth evaluation of each patient´s individual dental needs, preferences and expectations.

Gaining this thorough understanding allows us to then recommend the right procedure, or develop a customized treatment plan, to address each patient´s specific conditions and personal priorities.

Our unique approach originates from the belief that when patients are properly educated and relaxed, they are less apprehensive about – and more receptive to – dental care. To compliment this, Elite Dental provides unexpected amenities and spa–like surroundings to infuse patients with a sense of relaxation and enhanced well–being.

Full-Mouth
Rehabilitation

Comprehensive treatment that corrects many dental problems simultaneously providing a complete makeover of the mouth, bite and smile.

Comprehensive
Interdisciplinary Care

A group of health care professionals from specialized fields who work in a coordinated fashion toward a common goal for the patient.video

Porcelain Veneers

A veneer is a thin shell of porcelain that is used to cover the front surface of the tooth. They are designed as a permanent way to change or enhance the look of stained, chipped, broken, or undesired teeth. video

Porcelain Crowns

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance.video

Teeth Whitening

In-Office/ At Home – Teeth whitening is a cosmetic treatment done to improve the appearance of teeth by using bleach to remove the effects of coffee, tea, cigarettes, and other substances that permanently stain or discolor teeth. video

Bridges

Standard & All Porcelain Bridges – A bridge is used to replace a missing tooth by joining an artificial tooth permanently to adjacent teeth or dental implants.

Implant Restorations

Both Single and Multiple Implant Restorations – A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed in the jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge, or denture.

Implant Dentures

A supported denture is a full tooth replacement denture that uses the support and foundation of a series of dental implants to hold the denture firmly in place in the mouth. video

Teeth Recontouring

Tooth reshaping, also called tooth recontouring, odontoplasty and enameloplasty, is a dental procedure that involves reshaping enamel to improve overall appearance.

Inlays / Onlays

Inlays and Onlays are fillings made of porcelain and are used in cases when there is insufficient tooth structure to support a filling but the tooth does not require a crown.  video

Cosmetic Bonding

Bonding is the process in which tooth colored materials are adhered to the tooth. This is a procedure that can be used to repair or improve the appearance of a tooth that has been badly stained, broken or chipped. video

Colored Fillings

A tooth colored filling, also known as a composite filling, is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth. video

Complete Dental Care
for Children

Our team effectively relates to children, making their dental visit fun and enjoyable.

Extractions

An extraction is the removal of a tooth from the mouth. 

Conventional Dentures

Prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth; they are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.

Prettau

Implant supported full arch bridges: this implant bridge offers a fixed computer generated full it partial arch replacement option made out of the hardest dental material available.

Dental Cleanings

A dental cleaning is an essential part of oral hygiene and involves the removal of dental plaque from teeth with the intention of preventing cavities , gingivitis, and periodontal disease.

Botox Enhancements

Smooth lines by blocking nerve impulses that trigger wrinkle-causing muscle contractions. 

Laser Gum Recontouring

Utilizing a laser to sculpt gum tissue and offer a more harmonious tooth display.

I am truly grateful to have the opportunity to come to work everyday with such a passion for life and my career.

Andrew E. Skasko, DDS. – Founder, Elite Dental, New Albany

Our Awesome Team

Our dedicated team is equipped with extensive knowledge and experience in complete health and aesthetic dentistry practices.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Andrew E. Skasko, founder of Elite Dental in New Albany, Ohio, has been a resident of the Columbus area for over 25 years. As an innovative and progressive leader in the dental community, his commitment to the future partnership between dentistry and medicine is unwavering. Dr. Skasko strives to deliver the highest degree of clinical excellence by standing for the vision to make a difference in dentistry utilizing a team-based interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive treatment.

Dr. Skasko is alumnus of both the University of Arizona in Tucson, and The Ohio State University. During his undergraduate career, Dr. Skasko completed degrees in Political Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Chemistry, while also being appointed to Arizona’s most prestigious honorary, “The Bobcats”. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Skasko is truly passionate about dentistry and very committed to his quest to lead The Complete Health / Interdisciplinary movement. He is an ambassador for Complete Health and helps to offer colleagues a specific methodology that enables the dentist to step away from their desire “to be liked” by becoming a trusted healthcare advocate. He has assembled a core group of both dentists and physicians working together to win the game of optimizing total body health and wellness. Most recently Dr. Skasko was honored by being appointed one of three dentists nationwide as a Delegate for Complete Health. He will be speaking throughout the country in 2014.

Dr. Skasko resides in New Albany, OH with his wife Sue, son Drew, daughter Arden, and their two Yorkshire Terriers Brady and Hershey. He enjoys vintage and exotic cars, martial arts, snowboarding, surfing, traveling abroad, and spending time with family and friends.

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Karen Ispan, RDH, BSDH

Karen Ispan, RDH, BSDH

Hygienist View Details
Andrea Stokes, RDH, BSDH, EFDA

Andrea Stokes, RDH, BSDH, EFDA

Hygienist View Details
Kim Hostasa, BS

Kim Hostasa, BS

Practice Manager/Treatment Coordinator View Details
Geri Navratil

Geri Navratil

Restorative Appointment Coordinator View Details
Kate Christensen, BA

Kate Christensen, BA

Dental Hygiene Appointment Coordinator View Details
Ashley Kneller, BS

Ashley Kneller, BS

Dental Assistant View Details
Jennifer Daniels, EFDA, CDA

Jennifer Daniels, EFDA, CDA

Dental Assistant & Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary View Details
Gwen Williams

Gwen Williams

Dental Assistant View Details
Karen Ispan, RDH, BSDH

Karen Ispan, RDH, BSDH

Hygienist

Karen was the first team member to the Elite Dental team and has been a great asset since 2005. Her excellent skills as a hygienist and an unforgettable personality keep our patients excited about their next visit. She attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2005. Karen has also received her license to administer local anesthesia which allows patients to enjoy maximum comfort during advanced periodontal procedures. She resides in Pataskala with her dogs Grizzly, Gunner and Arnold. Karen enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, and wine tasting.

Andrea Stokes, RDH, BSDH, EFDA

Andrea Stokes, RDH, BSDH, EFDA

Hygienist

Andrea has been an Elite Dental Hygienist since 2009. Her vast knowledge of Oral Health and her passion to educate patients makes her a key player to the team. Andrea graduated Cum Laude from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has a license to administer local anesthesia and is a certified Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary; allowing her to place fillings. She resides in Newark with her husband Matthew and her wonderful son, Jayce. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercise and the outdoors.

Kim Hostasa, BS

Kim Hostasa, BS

Practice Manager/Treatment Coordinator

Kim has been a valuable part of the Elite Dental Team since December 2005. She is a true leader who has an excellent rapport with each of our many patients. Kim takes great pride in educating patients about their treatment options to ensure no questions are left unanswered. She Graduated Cum Laude from the Max M Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University in 2004 with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. Kim resides in Hebron with her husband Brad and dogs Ace and Allie. Kim enjoys traveling, exercise, and spending time with family and friends.

Geri Navratil

Geri Navratil

Restorative Appointment Coordinator

Geri joined our team late April 2010 and is now our Restorative Appointment Coordinator. Geri’s knack for organization and friendly personality have made her a key player in our daily operation. Geri enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, traveling, and shopping. She lives in Reynoldsburg with her husband Adam and dog Jameson.

Kate Christensen, BA

Kate Christensen, BA

Dental Hygiene Appointment Coordinator

Kate is Elite Dental’s Hygiene Appointment Coordinator since 2012. Kate’s out going personality, outstanding hospitality and positive attitude make her a valuable asset to the team. Kate graduated from Ohio University in 2009. She is a Granville resident along with husband Nate and bull mastiff, Buster. Kate enjoys spending time outdoors and relaxing with friends and family. Her favorite hobbies include cooking, baking and enjoying a good glass of wine.

Ashley Kneller, BS

Ashley Kneller, BS

Dental Assistant

Ashley has been an Elite Dental Assistant since January, 2012 . Her knowledge of dentistry and incredible work ethic make her a vital member of the team. She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Franklin University in 2010. She lives in Thornville with her two dogs, Daisy and Chief. When she is not in the office you can find her with either a glass of good wine in her hand or a fishing pole, or both!

Jennifer Daniels, EFDA, CDA

Jennifer Daniels, EFDA, CDA

Dental Assistant & Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary

Jennifer is our filling specialist here at Elite Dental, since May, 2012. She prides herself in providing the most advanced skill in the placement of dental restorations with our patients’ comfort as top priority. Her title is Certified Dental Assistant with a specialization in the placement of filling materials. Jennifer has served the dental community since 1999 and received her EFDA specialization from The Ohio State University in 2004. She enjoys spending time with family camping and fishing, wake boarding, and traveling to local wineries. Jennifer lives in Newark with her husband, Kris and two sons, Bryor and Caseon.

Gwen Williams

Gwen Williams

Dental Assistant

Gwen has worked as a Dental Assistant at Elite Dental since March, 2014. She developed her passion for dentistry during a Dental Laboratory Technology program at Columbus State Community College and decided to further her education at specified dental assisting school, Assist to Succeed of Columbus. In the future, Gwen wishes to become a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) and also an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA), allowing her to place fillings. In her spare time, Gwen loves to cook, be outdoors, knit, paint, and spend valuable time with family and friends.”

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