Meet Dr. Robert L Machen, DDS MS

Dr. Robert Machen patient consultOur practice was founded with one goal in mind: to provide excellent oral health care in a comfortable, caring environment …. and our entire team works hard every day to ensure that mission is accomplished.

It all starts with Dr. Robert L. Machen – one of Austin’s leaders in the field of Periodontics and dental implants. His dedication to his patients sets the tone for the rest of the staff, and keeps us all inspired to give each patient our very best.

A Solid Education Used to Serve

Dr. Machen received his B.S. in biology from Texas A&M University, then obtained his D.D.S. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Audie Murphy V.A. hospital in San Antonio, and went on to complete his residency in periodontics at the Baylor College of Dentistry, where he also received a Masters of Science in Oral Biology.

Staying Connected

In addition to his periodontal practice at Dental Implants of Austin, Dr. Machen serves as Director of the Central Texas Study Club, a professional organization (and affiliate of the Seattle Study Club) that promotes dental education for dental professionals in the Central Texas area. He also maintains memberships in several professional organizations, including:

  • The American Academy of Periodontology
  • Texas Society of Periodontists
  • The Southwest Society of Periodontology
  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Capital Area Dental Society

When not hard at work providing his patients with healthy, happy smiles, Dr. Machen enjoys the company of his wife and two sons. He enjoys coaching flag football and also likes to spend time in outdoor pursuits like mountain biking, snowboarding and scuba diving.

Keep up to date with us on our Periodontal Blog or contact Dr. Robert L. Machen today!