The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Robert S. Austgen, DDS  Pediatric Dentist

Robert S. Austgen, DDS

Education:

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:

Church

Volunteer/Community Involvement:

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.”

Hometown:

Hammond, IN

Hobbies/Interests:

Going to the beach, boating, working outdoors in the yard, going to all sporting events

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
First time great experience…everyone is really nice and professional I loved it wouldn’t go anywhere else i was afraid my kids were going to be scared but they treated them with lots of kindness […]
Aubrey R.
Great drs
Jessica S.
Cause i love the effectiveness that yall give every patient and nothing is rushed and everyone recieve the amount of attention needed
Ronald J.
The staff was wonderful with my son, who has Autism. They didn’t push him and found ways to do an exam that didn’t frighten him.
Elijah V.
My daughter was so nervous to have her first filling done. The hygienist that came and got her, was so upbeat, positive and energetic. My daughter came out after the procedure, smiling and talked […]
Mackenzi C.
The dental hygienist and the dentist were fabulous with my 4 year old. So calm and patient. She had a great experience.
Natalia M.
Genesis got a filling and she was very comfortable and content and I was nervous for her but I was made feel at ease.
Genesis H.
Dr.Reed was so patient and caring while pulling my 3yr sons tooth along with her two assistants they talk to him and made sure he was relaxed and calmed him when he was anxious. I couldn’t have […]
Samii L.
Dentist was extremely helpful.
Chelsea C.
love everything
Landon A.
Very good with children. Very thorough with exams and questions. Enjoyable experience.
Myles M.
The staff was friendly and great with my three year old.
Braelyn W.
Great caring staff
Jackson S.
Fast Service and friendly people…
Landon D.
Service was great from behind the counter to the actual visit
Samantha G.
The hygienist and denist are always very nice and understanding. Great experience for my special needs daughter and me.
Lydwine W.
always kind , care for my children as if there own great group of women .
Alejandra G.
I like the service i get from the place it is wonderful keep it going
Bella U.
Helpful and quick to respond to patients needs.
Lael M.
Everything went perfect.
Jamie H.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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