Dr. Holly Austgen
Dr. Holly Austgen is both honored and humbled to be following in the footsteps of the late Dr. Tim Weeks. She makes this transition after working as an associate at Southeast Family Dental for six years. Prior to this, she completed a general practice residency program at the Richard L. Roudebush VAMC in Indianapolis and completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in May of 2011. She holds active memberships from the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, and the American Association of Women Dentists. Additionally, in 2017, she was honored as Indianapolis Monthly’s Top Dentist.
In addition to being a dentist, Dr. Austgen is also a loving wife and mother. She and her husband, Robert Austgen, who is an emergency physician at St. Francis, are proud parents of three children, Lucy, Ben and Sam. Dr. Austgen and family are members of the Greenwood community. They are looking forward to watching their children’s participation in local activities grow. Together, as a family and with friends, she enjoys watching sporting events, being outdoors – especially during lake season, and catching a great concert when time allows.
Office ManagerMichelle has dedicated 28 years to a career in dentistry. Austgen Family Dental has been blessed to have her knowledge and experience. Michelle is excited to continue learning and always sets the goal to create and provide a caring and comfortable dental home for our patients. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, physical fitness, and spending time with her son who recently completed his undergraduate degree in Astrophysics at Butler University.
Front Office AssistantSamantha, a 2001 Indian Creek High school graduate, is growing her passion in the dental industry. As she works to complete her education in Dental Office Administration, she feels fortunate to work with a very knowledgeable and professional team. In her free time, Samantha enjoys reading, meditating, and discovering progressive paths to higher spirituality. Additionally, she plays the viola, loves to travel to distant places, and enjoys spending time with her dog, her teenage daughter, Isabella, and her husband, Michael.
Dental HygienistClaire graduated from IPFW’s dental hygiene program in 2016. While enjoying many aspects of her career, her favorite part is getting to know all her patients. Creating relationships and learning about our families is a special part of her work. When she is not at work she enjoys baking and spending time with her fiancé and their two dogs, Rose and Norm.
Expanded Functions Dental AssistantDestiny was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. Destiny fell in love with dentistry during her senior year at Warren Central High School. She completed her assisting certification in 2009 at the Walker Career Center and went straight to work in the field. She takes pride in providing personable and gentle care of all her patients. She loves to make others smile, volunteering in her church and community, reading and spending quality time with her family.
Expanded Functions Dental AssistantRenee was born and raised in Louisiana. She moved to Indiana after marrying her husband. They have been married for 22 years and have a beautiful daughter. Renee has 13 years of dental assistant experience and is happy to be a part of the team at Austgen Family Dental. She finds joy in changing someone’s smile and in helping give patients more confidence. She enjoys coming to work every day and truly loves what she does.