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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Bruce Roach, DDS

A practicing dentist since 1980, Dr. Bruce Roach provides exceptional, full service dental care in Austin. Well respected for his abilities to offer a warm, friendly approach that is carefully combined with advanced technology, his chair-side manner is filled with care and compassion that is simply unmatched by other dental professionals in the area.

A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Dr. Roach spent three years in the Army stationed at Augusta, Georgia. After his military service, he returned to the Austin area to enter private practice. Dr. Roach has four grown children, Holly, Brooks, Alex, and Shelby. He enjoys biking, water skiing, snow skiing, golfing and traveling with his wife Sherrie. Additionally, he attends the Hill Country Bible Church and is very involved in Prison Fellowship Ministry.

A past president of the Capital Area Dental Society, Dr. Roach is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and American Orthodontic Society.

R. Michael Patton, Oral Surgeon

Originally from Fort Worth, R. Michael Patton DMD, has been practicing oral surgery in Austin since 1983. Dr. Patton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Microbiology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971, and a Master of Science in Microbiology from the University of Kentucky in 1975. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1979, then completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston in June, 1983.

He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Tenth District Dental Society, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Patton and his wife, Shannon, have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Dr. Patton’s outside interests include travel, music, tennis and spectator sports.