Meet Dr. Lemke
Katia Lemke, DMD
As an orthodontist, Dr. Lemke is committed to providing the highest standard of patient care, ethical and moral values, as well as outstanding customer service. Trained in the most recent technology and developments in orthodontics, Dr. Lemke have been able to effectively meet the expectations of her patients with beautiful results.
Education and Experience
Dr. Lemke is an honors graduate of the University of Florida where she received both her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degrees. During her four years of dental school, she received the Dean’s Award, the Honors Award and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award.
Dr. Lemke completed her specialty program in Orthodontics at Louisiana State University in 2008. While at LSU, she was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award in Orthodontics. Dr. Lemke was also involved in extensive research in orthodontics, the results of which have been published in scientific literature. Her research involved studying ceramic brackets (tooth-colored brackets) and how to better serve my patients aesthetically.
Dr. Lemke is also an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Western Association of Orthodontists, local study groups and many local associations. Dr. Lemke enjoys bringing the most current and up-to-date orthodontic techniques to the practice. She coordinates with the patient's general dentist through one on one interaction to make sure her patients get the best treatment.
Outside the Office
Dr. Lemke has been married to her husband, Ernie, for 13 years. Their son Samuel was born in October, 2010. Dr. Lemke enjoys spending time with the family, fellowship with friends, and traveling.
Meet Dr. Skibell
Dr. David Skibell DDS, MS, PA
Dr. Skibell is our long-time doctor in our San Felipe office.
Dr. Skibell was born and raised in Texas. He was an honors graduate of Monterrey High School in Lubbock, Texas. He attended the University of Texas in Austin and graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1966. Dr. Skibell received his Master in the Specialty of Orthodontics from the University of Texas Dental Branch in 1971. In between dental school and postgraduate school, Dr. Skibell served our country for two years in the U.S. Army Dental Corp.
Dr. Skibell has been practicing Orthodontics in Houston for over 25 years and he is a member of the American Dental Association, Houston District Dental Society, and the Texas Dental Association. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and he is on staff at Texas Children's Hospital.
Dr. Skibell passed away Memorial Day of 2014 and we were so blessed to have him. We want to follow in his wonderful footsteps and create smiles of a lifetime!
American Association of Orthodontists®
On this site, you can learn about orthodontists—specialists in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. The correction of tooth and jaw alignment results in a healthy, attractive smile that's good for life.