Meet The Doctors

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Dr. Harger and his staff have taken such good care of my parents.
Shoal Creek Dental's staff's ability to care for the elderly and patients with dementia is amazing. 

Thank you,

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. He is committed to providing the highest quality of comfortable dental care to his patients.

Though originally from Houston, Dr. Harger and his wife Michelle, together with their three beautiful children, have enjoyed living in Austin since 1999.

Dr. W. David Jenkins

Dr. W. David Jenkins was raised in Odessa, Texas. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University in Waco and graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas in 1974 as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Jenkins then served in the U.S. Dental Corp in Orlando at the Naval Training Center, where he completed two years of rotations in Oral Surgery, Prosthetics, and Endodontics.

Dr. Jenkins has been practicing on Shoal Creek Blvd. since 1976. He has served as the president of Texas Dental Consultants and acted as a consultant for Texas state law makers in the legislature, other general dentists, and various specialists. He is now a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Dentistry.

David and his family enjoy horses, music, computers, video editing, running, snow skiing, golf and current events. He and his wife, Linda, have been blessed with a daughter and a son, both of whom are extremely creative and talented.

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. She continued her education with a hospital based general practice residency before going into private practice in Austin. 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. She utilizes ozone, a safe mercury amalgam removal technique, laser, digital impressions, biocompatible materials, same day crowns, veneers, snore guards, and invisalign amongst other things. She is a lifetime learner and is always looking to stay on the top of her game. 

Dr. Grimm enjoys spending time with family, friends, traveling, learning and creating, watching live music and volunteering in the community.