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Designing smiles since 1985

We’ve been in South Austin for 30 years! Come get the amazing service and care we’ve always been known for.
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WELCOME TO SOUTH AUSTIN DENTAL STUDIO!

designer smiles from a smiling team

Meet the dentist!

Dr. Michael Rathmell, DDS is the guiding hand behind South Austin Dental Studio. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree, he excelled at the Baylor College of Dentistry and started practicing in 1979. He opened this very office in 1985 and has earned a reputation for honesty and reliability in the community. After 30 years he’s still giving all of us the same great care, and we give him our trust. Dr. Rathmell is married to his wife Karen and has twin sons, Brett and Cody. He enjoys fishing, hunting, NASCAR racing, and especially music, where he sometimes travels with his son’s band, The Cody Bryan Band. He also aspires to be a gourmet chef.

Meet the team!

friendly faces in a familiar place

sofia

Dental hygienist

Originally from Houston, Sofia has been a Dental Hygienist since 1992. She specializes in periodontal health and taught clinical dental hygiene at Blinn College for eight years. She moved back to Austin in 2014 and vows never to leave again!
Sofia has two kids and loves to hike, find swimming holes, and explore all Austin has to offer. Challenges have always motivated Sofia in and out of the office. Her endeavors include mud runs, half-marathons, sailing and crossfit.

jennifer

dental assistant

Jennifer loves being a Dental Assistant! She received her training 11 years ago and has helped patients feel at ease in the dental chair ever since! For Jennifer, dentistry is an art and she is familiar with every procedure.
Jennifer is married and has three amazing children; two boys and a girl. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, can't get enough of the outdoors, and loves the beach.

Linda

OFFICE MANAGER

Linda has been in the dental field for more than 25 years. She has a vast knowledge of the dental industry and you will always find her helpful and kind with her patients. She is responsible for making sure the practice runs smoothly and all patient's satisfactions are exceeded.
Linda is married with two grown children and three beautiful granddaughters. In her free time, she loves to ride motorcycles with her husband, travel, listen to live music, and watch sports!

Testimonials

this is where austin’s finest dental team outperforms

5 Star Google Review

Dr. Rathmell and his staff are amazing! All very professional and friendly. You can't ask for a better group. He has a winning team and I am always greeted with smiles and professional care.
Jama Pantel

5 Star Google Review

I've been going to Dr. Rathmell for many years and all I have is compliments about his service and his staff. I want to make sure the everyone knows that his work and his staff will always be appreciated. His office is one of those that when you visit for the first time you keep going back. He and his staff are always professional, friendly and above all, they work with you as a patient. I will highly recommend. Thank you Linda, Marie Anne and Dr. Rathmell for all your years of service.
Annie Christensen

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