Dr. Skjei grew up in rural western Minnesota, where his father practiced dentistry for years. He is now the youngest of 8 dentists in his family and has been practicing since he graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
Always taking opportunities for continuing education, Dr. Skjei seeks to make modern dental care accessible to everyone. He is highly skilled in and passionate about Invisalign, having received advanced training while working and learning alongside renown Invisalign doctors. He's also certified in Botox injections, and understands that having a confident smile can change a patient's life.
Dr. Skjei is invested in delivering an exceptional experience to every patient who walks through our doors. Upbeat and energetic, he'll make you feel comfortable and at home in our office.
When he’s not at Lake Dental Care, you can find Dr. Skjei spending time with his family, hunting, and enjoying the outdoors.
Dr. Pachuta enjoys the creative aspects of dentistry. He loves to combine scientific expertise with artistic skill, and he sees this as a mark of a good dentist. Creating custom, natural looking replacement teeth is a fine art, and Dr. Pachuta is always up for the task. Dr. Pachuta also loves to build relationships with his patients. He prides himself on getting to know every patient who sits in his chair, and he will always work to come up with dental solutions that make you truly happy.
As part of his commitment to helping people achieve and maintain positive dental health, Dr. Pachuta has traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to help underserved populations with their oral care. When he isn’t working to strengthen and restore smiles, you can catch Dr. Pachuta exercising or trying out new restaurants. Dr. Pachuta loves to run, and before he became a dentist he once competed in the 800 meters at the 2012 Olympic Trials in Track and Field in Eugene, Oregon.
If you’re looking for quality dental care in the Big Lake area, Dr. Pachuta would love to meet you and make you smile!