Meet the Team

Shoal Creek Dental Care in North Austin

We are devoted to restoring and enhancing the appearance of your smile using state-of-the-art technology and professional techniques. We know that you and your family deserve excellence in the dental care you receive, and our comprehensive treatment planning covers both restorative and cosmetic dentistry to help you achieve your best oral health. If you ever have an unexpected dental emergency, we will do our best to get you in for treatment as quickly as possible.


Our Hard Work and Expertise in Taking Care of Our Patients Goes Beyond that First Phone Call, All the Way to Check Out! 


 Meet the Team

The Doctors 

Dr. Robert Harger

Dr. Robert C. Harger is a 3rd generation dentist who received his Doctorate from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1997. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Baylor University. Dr. Harger has continued his studies completing numerous post-graduate courses in Functional and Aesthetic Dentistry and is committed to providing the highest quality of comfortable dental care to his patients.

Originally from Houston, Dr. Harger and his wife, Michelle, together with their three children, have enjoyed living in Austin since 1999. In his free time, Dr. Harger enjoys spending time with his kids and two grandkids, as well as playing hockey and beekeeping. 


Dr. Elizabeth Grimm

Elizabeth Grimm DDS is an enthusiastic Austin native. She completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2007 where she also received her Invisalign certification. In 2015, Dr. Grimm broadened her education to include holistic dentistry after she personally experienced the positive effects of ozone in dentistry. In 2016 she completed the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry where she received both her Integrative Biological Dental Medicine and Naturopathic Physician certifications. 

Dr. Grimm considers herself incredibly fortunate to do what she loves! She gets to create healthy beautiful smiles and make lasting connections with people. Her passion is holistically integrating the art of dentistry with the latest advancements in technology and science.

Dr. Grimm enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to her nephew's sporting events, skiing, lake life, traveling, the Austin music scene, and checking out the latest restaurants. Dr. Grimm is also a hobby farmer.


Dr. Chad Orlich

Periodontist & Dental Implants

Dr. Chad Orlich was born in Houston, Texas, and obtained his bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences at The University of Washington in Seattle. While in Seattle, he helped organize the first nationally recognized pre-dental club for the university.  He earned his doctorate in dental medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Orlich’s National Board scores placed him in the top 4% of all dentists and earned him a spot in one of the most sought after periodontal programs in the country. 

He was trained by some of the countries best periodontist and dental implant experts. Dr. Orlich’s expertise and clinical skill earned him the position of chief resident. He also served as a clinical adjunct teacher for dental students at Nova Southeastern University, and he has performed multiple lectures and seminars for both graduate and post graduate dental students. After his specialty training in periodontics and advanced dental implant placement, Dr. Orlich returned to Texas to practice in the Austin area. 

While not working, Dr. Orlich is an avid scuba diver and enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors, and listening to live music.


The Staff 

Leslie Uvilla

Office Coordinator

Leslie is here to help with all of your insurance and scheduling needs. Leslie and her husband, Mike, love to travel in their free time and their favorite destinations are the beaches of Mexico! 

 Jennifer Egan


Jennifer has been a hygienist at SCDC for 20 years and graduated with a BS in Dental Hygiene from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1996. She enjoys staying active, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and keeping up with the local foodies.

Leo Cantu


Leo loves his profession as a hygienist and loves getting to interact with patients, firmly believing that both he and the patient get to grow from the exchanging of ideas with each visit. Leo loves to play your favorite music while you're in the chair to put you at ease and make for a great dental experience. 

Bianca Titus

Assistant & Invisalign Lead