K. Ben Skerbeck, DDS

K. Ben Skerbeck, DDS

Dr. Skerbeck opened Peninsula Dental Clinic in 1990, and it became the first and only dental practice to offer dental implants and intravenous sedation. He married his wife Kim in 1984, and they have two children together, Ryan and Joe, both of whom graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. In his free time, Dr. Skerbeck enjoys mountain biking, skiing and backpacking.


  • Port Angeles High School, 1976
  • Central Washington University, 1984
  • BA Chemistry; BS Biology – Summa Cum Laude.
  • Washington State University, 1985
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry (One Year)
  • University of Washington Dental School, 1989
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • University of Florida, 1990
  • General Practice Residency


  • Master in the College of Conscious Sedation
  • Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Provider for 25+ years
  • License Intravenous Sedation Washington State for 25+ years


  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Washington State Dental Association (WSDA)
  • Olympic Peninsula Dental Society (OPDS)
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA)
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