COVID-19 Safety Message: Visit our practice with confidence – your safety is our top concern. We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Robert S. Austgen, DDS Pediatric Dentist
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Bachelor of Science, 1969
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; Doctor of Dental Science, 1973
Dental Area of Focus:
Pediatric Dentistry, Hospital Dentistry
Notable Achievements, Certifications, Recognitions:
Past Chief of Oral and Dental Surgery, Memorial Hospital
Past Chief of Oral and Dental Surgery, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
A pediatric dentist at the Outpatient Surgery Center at Memorial Hospital for more than 35 years. Dr. Austgen performs dental procedures for children and adults with special needs. He has received 36 nominations from coworkers stating that he is first and foremost an excellent dentist.
Affiliated/Dental-related Associations and Organizations:
Indiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Other organizations/groups you participate in:
Personally sponsor a softball team for special needs children every year.
Youth Association sponsorship (tennis, hockey and rugby) in the past.
Message to patients:
“I am blessed with the opportunity to treat the children in Michiana and, after 32 years, I still wake up with the excitement of going to work. Our goal has always been to treat children making sure they have a positive experience.”
Going to the beach, boating, working outdoors in the yard, going to all sporting events