Meet the Doctor
Andrew E. Skasko, DDS
Dr. 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 dental care 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.
Meet Our Team
Katie ConwellPatient Coordinator
Katie joined our team in spring 2015. Katie’s organizational skills and ability to multitask make her a wonderful asset to the practice. Katie graduated from the College of Wooster in 2009, with a degree in Business Economics and moved to Columbus. She resides with her daughter, Emerson, and teacup Maltese, Jack. In Katie’s free time, she enjoys traveling, attending Blue Jackets games, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Casey BruchTreatment Coordinator
Casey joined our team in September 2016. Her positive attitude and organizational skills make her a great asset to our team. In 2007, she graduated from Ashland University with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree. Originally from Wooster, Ohio she moved to Columbus in 2014 and now resides in Granville with her husband, Tommy, their border collie/lab mix, Zippy, and cat, Ali. Casey’s family is also expanding, as her and her husband are expecting twins in fall of 2017. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, especially her nieces & nephews, working in her garden and any type of outdoor activities.
Andrea StokesRDH, BSDH, EFDA
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 Bachelor’s 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 on her own. She currently resides in Newark with her husband, Matthew, son, Jayce and twin daughters Leighton & Kinsley. She enjoys spending time with family & friends, exercise, and the outdoors.
Morgan LiskRDH, BSDH
Morgan joined Elite Dental in May, 2014. She develops great rapport with her patients with her bubbly and energetic personality. Morgan strives to alleviate dental anxiety to promote a positive experience at every appointment. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from West Liberty University in 2013. She has a license to administer local anesthesia to ensure patient comfort during advanced procedures. Morgan is originally from Marietta, OH and currently resides here in New Albany. She loves spending time with family, especially her nephew, Aidan and niece, Ava. Her hobbies include shopping, wine tasting, traveling and hanging out with her dogs, Duke and Jazzy.
Gwen GoodwinLead Dental Assistant
Gwen has been a part of the Elite Dental Team since March of 2014. While studying Dental Laboratory Technology at Columbus State Community College, she decided to further her education in dental by attending Assist to Succeed of Columbus for dental assisting. In the future she would like to become a certified Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA), which would allow her to place fillings on her own. Gwen currently resides in New Albany, Ohio with her husband, Spencer. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, knitting, painting, exercising, and spending time with family and friends.
Jaycee BarneyDental Assistant
Jaycee joined The Elite Dental Team in July 2016. After high school, she continued her education at Dental Assistant Pro in Columbus, Ohio. Her commitment to the team and positive attitude are what make her a great asset to Elite Dental. Continuing her career, Jaycee plans to become a Certified Dental Assistant & EFDA as she collects her credentials. After moving to Marysville, Ohio from Utah in 2005, she now lives in New Albany, Ohio. In her free time she enjoys exercising, shopping, and spending time with her family & friends.
Marissa AntenoraDental Assistant
Marissa became a team member at Elite Dental in September 2015. She is from Canton where she began her dental assisting career in 2011 after graduating from Modern Dental Concepts. Her enthusiasm for dentistry is evident in her positive team and patient relationships. Marissa lives in Frazeysburg with her fiancé, Skyler and dogs, Shrek & Rebel. She enjoys spending her free time with friends and family outdoors, specifically hunting and four-wheeling.
Taylor TreinDental Assistant
Taylor has been a part of The Elite Dental Team since May 2017. She is currently completing her pre-requisites at The Ohio State University for the Dental Hygiene program. In Spring 2017 she completed school at Dental Assistant Pro to become a dental assistant and help her initiative her career in the dental field. She currently resides in Pataskala, Ohio and enjoys shopping, painting, and spending time with her family & friends.
Erin LawRDH, EFDA
Erin joined Elite Dental in April 2018. She has a passion for dentistry and educating people on oral and systemic health. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has a license to administer local anesthesia and is also certified to place fillings as an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary. She currently lives in New Albany and enjoys excising, traveling, spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Leo.
Melissa SchroederEFDA, RDH
Melissa moved to Columbus in December 2017 from Ottoville, OH. She attended Rhodes State College for dental hygiene and continued her education at Owens Community College to pursue becoming and Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary. Melissa practiced for 7 years before joining the Elite Dental team in April 2018. Her passion for dentistry and love of helping patients achieve a great smile make her a positive asset to the team. In her free time she enjoys working out, cooking, shopping, spending time with family and friends, and hanging out at Indian Lake.
Emily BarnhartPatient Coordinator
Emily joined the Elite Dental team in July of 2018 as a patient coordinator. She has worked in dentistry since 2014 as both an administrator and a dental assistant. Her positive attitude and commitment to quality assurance for every patient makes her a wonderful asset for the team. Emily is originally from a small town in southern Ohio and now resides in New Albany with her husband Cody. In her free time she and her husband enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors, and exercising.