Dr. Raymond Skowronski: A Passion for Perfection
Since 1983, Dr. Skowronski has been practicing dentistry in the Detroit area, with his first practice located in St. Clair Shores. In that time, he has learned many lessons that only experience can teach, but he has also been dedicated to continuing his formal education in dentistry. Every month he and his staff complete some form of continuing education. He now serves Sterling Heights, MI, and the surrounding areas with a combination of old-school bedside manner and the latest techniques and technologies.
Earning His Dental Degree
Dr. Raymond Skowronski Jr. is certified by the Northeast Regional Board of Dentistry. After graduation from De La Salle Collegiate High School, Dr. Skowronski attended the University of Detroit, earning his bachelor’s degree in biology and graduating summa cum laude. He continued his education and received his doctorate from the University of Detroit, School of Dentistry four years later. Dr. Skowronski was very involved in his academic community, serving as the president of Psi Omega as well as being an active member of Alpha Epsilon Delta and Alpha Sigma Nu. Upon graduation, Dr. Skowronski’s academic and clinical excellence was recognized by receiving the oral and maxillofacial surgeon’s award, the Pierre Fauchard Award, the scholastic Achievement Award as well as being inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the highest academic honor achievable by any dental student. Dr. Skowronski also attended and completed the United States Dental Institute in 1990.
A Passionate Teacher
After graduation, Dr. Skowronski realized he had a true passion not only for dentistry but for teaching as well. He returned to the dental school, where he served as a member of their faculty until 1988. During this time, he also served as a prominent faculty member for Oakland University. As a proud alumnus of De La Salle Collegiate High School, Dr. Skowronski has served on the board of trustees to ensure a bright future for the school. Dr. Skowronski’s love for the classroom is something he is still passionate about today and values the opportunity to lecture to any age group about the importance of oral health, TMJ & sleep medicine.
Dr. Skowronski understands that dentistry is a dynamic field, and he works hard to remain at the forefront of his discipline. He is a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, fellowship eligible member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. He obtained Diplomat status for the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Skowronski is an active member of the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine International Association for Orthodontics, and finally a charter member of the American Association of Functional Orthodontists. Dr. Skowronski has also completed well over 2000 hours of continuing education since graduating with emphasis on subjects such as head, face, and neck pain, as well as orthodontics and dental sleep medicine.
Learning from Experience
In 1983 Dr. Skowronski opened the doors to his practice in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Over the years, his practice has grown substantially. With the support of his family as well as much planning and consideration, he built a new state-of-the-art office in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Dr. Skowronski strives to provide the finest quality and the most current dental health care available within a comfortable environment.
Dedication to Charity, Church, and Family
In addition to his many outstanding educational accomplishments, Dr. Skowronski is an active member of numerous programs, charities, and dental associations.
- Just One Crown, a donation program aimed at benefiting JDRF which focuses on curing Type I Diabetes.
- Michigan Donated Dental Services: a program in which participating dentists dedicate their talents to provide free comprehensive dental treatment for elderly, permanently disabled, or medically compromised patients who otherwise are unable to get the treatment they desperately need.
- Families Against Narcotics Board Member: Educating young adults, parents, school personnel, law enforcement, judges, and most of all Doctors and other health care professionals of the dangers of prescription drug use, especially opioids.
- Angels of Hope: Providing financial assistance to children and those who love and care for them as they battle cancer.
Dr. Skowronski and his wife Mary Ann have been married for over 35 years and have three wonderful children.
Dr. Kyle Katynski: A Proven Talent
Dr. Kyle Katynski (also known as Dr. K) is excited to help Dr. Skowronski deliver quality care to patients. He brings a fresh new perspective on dentistry but is also eager to learn the lessons of experience that Dr. Skowronski can share.
Dr. K has already earned numerous accolades. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (2016) and served as president of his dental class. Since graduating, he has been recognized by the Consumers Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Dentists. Prior to dental school, Dr. Katynski obtained his Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree from the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Katynski is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the Macomb Dental Society (MDS), the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), and the American Dental Association (ADA) and has served on a committee for the MDS.
An Active Lifestyle
When not practicing dentistry or pursuing continuing education courses, Dr. Katynski enjoys running, biking, kayaking and has completed a marathon, Olympic triathlon, and many other intermediate distance running events. He is also an avid Detroit sports and Michigan Wolverines fan.