Meet Dr. Skinner and his staff
Dr. Jacob W. Skinner Dr. Jacob W. Skinner grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and attended Auburn University. After moving back to Birmingham, he attended dental school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), from which he would receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Skinner decided to relocate to Florida when he was selected to a general practice residency program at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. After spending time in south Florida, Dr. Skinner and his wife Cheryl decided to move to Tampa to raise a family and start a quality preventative, cosmetic, and family practice. Dr. Skinner distributes his time between private practice, spending time with his wife and his two wonderful daughters Malea and Aubrey, and his love of soccer.
Sheila - Registered Dental Hygienist Sheila received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Johnson County Community College. Sheila helps clean and maintain your healthy smile. She always does her best to make all patients comfortable at their appointments, and educates as she strives to keep all teeth as beautiful as possible.
Angela - Office manager Angela is from Texas, but is proud to call Florida home. She began her career in 2002 as a certified dental assistant and now enjoys working on the business side of dentistry. She will be happy to answer all of your insurance and billing questions.In her free time, Angela loves to spend quality time with her family.
Liz - Certified Registered Dental Hygienist Liz was born and raised in New Haven, Michigan. She received her Dental Hygiene Degree in Florida at St. Petersburg College. She has a passion for providing quality care for each of her patients and strives to ensure that each visit is a positive experience. In her free time she enjoys relaxing at home with her husband, playing with her kids, and traveling to MI to visit family and friends.
Alicia - Registered Dental Assistant Alicia was born in St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Naples, Florida. She then received her dental assisting certifications from Lorenzo Walker Technical College in Naples. She has a true passion for dentistry and loves taking care of patients and all their dental needs. Outside of work Alicia enjoys boating, kickboxing and spending time with family.
Allyson - Front Desk/Insurance Allyson was born and raised in Tampa Bay, and went to high school at Sunlake High School in Pasco county. Allyson will likely be the one you speak with over the phone and the first person you see walking into the office. You're guaranteed to be greeted with a warm smile and kind and caring personality. In her free time, Allyson loves to travel.
Abby - Certified Registered Dental Hygienist
Abby was born and raised in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She received her Dental Hygiene degree at St. Petersburg College. She strives to provide the highest quality dental hygiene services to our patients and to educate them on proper at home dental care. She incorporates a calm and reassuring manner to ensure a positive and pleasant experience each and every time. In her free time Abby loves spending time with her toes in the sand at the beach, playing tennis and spending time with her friends.
Melissa - Registered Dental Assistant Melissa is a native to Wisconsin but has called Florida her home since 1984. Melissa attended The Dental Assisting Institute of St. Petersburg, where she received her Expanded Functions and Radiography Certifications. Making all patients feel comfortable during their visits is what she loves most about her job. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends at the beach.
Brianna - Front Desk
Brianna was born in Tampa and is a lifelong resident. She attended Steinbrenner High School and is heavily involved with her church and in the band at church. Look for Brianna's happy personality at the front desk when you are in or over the phone when you call. In her free time Brianna enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Stephanie - Registered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie grew up in Texas and moved to Florida in 2017. She attended Angelo State University and received her B.S. in Biology in 2003, then attended Texas Woman’s University to receive her B.S. in dental hygiene in 2008. She says "The best part of my career as a dental hygienist is meeting new people and learning new things from them. I also love the rewarding feeling I get from making an impact on my patients’ health." In her free time she keeps busy with her son and staying active, traveling, and trying new things.