Meet Our Esteemed Team of Dentists

Dr. Dora Z. Nemeth

Originally from Budapest, Hungary, Dr. Nemeth is a summa cum laude graduate from Southwestern University and an alumnus of the top-ranked University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio. With a strong research background and numerous awards, she focuses on cosmetic dentistry, full-mouth rehabilitation, and sleep dentistry. Dr. Nemeth is also proficient in treating temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction. She enjoys Pilates, running, traveling, and arts and crafts outside her professional life.

“James Mathis – October 5, 2023: On time. Always professional. I have been seeing Cindy for years. Had full X-rays today. Dr. Dora Neemeth is very nice and sociable.”

Dr. Joe R. Neeley, Jr.

With over 50 years of dental practice, Dr. Neeley is a seasoned professional dedicated to providing top-notch dental care. He completed his dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch – Houston and has been an integral part of the Austin community since 1973. Dr. Neeley is involved in various charitable organizations, church activities, fitness, and golf.

Dr. Neeley has received a 5/5 star rating for overall patient experience on US News Health

Dr. Richard Hayashi

A native of San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Hayashi is a University of Michigan School of Dentistry graduate. He has been practicing in Austin since 1999 and has advanced training in pediatric dentistry. Dr.Hayashi is a recipient of the Dr. Kenneth Rudd Award for his commitment to advanced dental education. Outside the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family, swimming, fitness, and supporting the Texas Longhorns.

“Katherine Tang – August 15, 2023: My daughter and I met our new dentist, Dr. Hayashi, today after moving to Austin, and we are very happy about our first experience. Dr. Hayashi is very attentive to details and is very patient to hear about our history, concerns, and learn about our preferences. He made notes carefully about what he needed to watch for before jumping into treatment suggestions. We are looking forward to a positive long-term relationship with Dr. Hayashi and the Barton Oaks Dental Group office in the coming years.”

Dr. Laurie Bradley

With a stellar academic record, Dr. Bradley has been involved in advanced general dentistry since 1991. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and has been a faculty member there for fourteen years. Dr. Bradley has advanced skills and knowledge in microscopic root canal therapy, implant placement, bone grafting procedures, pain control, and sedation.

Dr. Lauren Lewis

Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Dr. Lewis pursued her passion for dentistry at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. She further honed her skills at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, focusing on advanced dental procedures. Dr. Lewis is an enthusiast of digital dentistry, IV sedation, oral surgery, and aesthetic dentistry. She enjoys fitness classes and reading at Zilker Park when not at work.

“G G – July 1, 2023: I love Dr. Lauren Lewis! She was very professional, thorough, and took the time to listen to my concerns. This has been one of my best dental visits! Thank you, Dr. Lewis! I also appreciate Kristie, the dental hygienist! She did an excellent job and was equally thorough with her work. In addition, the office staff was responsive and helpful. I look forward to my next dental visit!”

Dr. Alok Shiva

Dr. Alok Shiva, a native Texan, is a highly educated and dedicated dentist with a diverse background. Holding a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry and an MBA from Texas Tech University, he pursued dentistry at the University of Louisville, earning his DMD degree. Following dental school, he completed an AEGD residency in San Antonio, specializing in various dental fields.
Dr. Shiva is recognized for his friendly, compassionate approach, aiming to provide pleasant, stress-free dental experiences and emphasizing patient engagement. Beyond dentistry, he enjoys family time, fitness, sports, hiking, travel, and culinary adventures.

Each of our dentists brings unique skills and expertise to the table, ensuring that our patients receive comprehensive and personalized care. Together, they form a formidable team dedicated to the oral health and well-being of the Austin community.

Supporting Our Dentists: The Backbone of Our Practice

Behind every successful dentist is a team of support staff working tirelessly to ensure smooth operations and patient satisfaction. Our large team, comprising dental hygienists, assistants, and administrative staff, is pivotal in enhancing the patient experience.

Catering to All Ages

Dental care is a lifelong journey, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way. From the first tooth of a 6-month-old to the dental care needs of our senior patients, our team is equipped to cater to family members of all ages.

In-House Dental Lab: Speed and Precision

We understand that your time is valuable. That’s why we’ve invested in an in-house dental lab, allowing us to craft dental fabrications without outsourcing. This speeds up procedures and ensures that every dental piece meets our stringent quality standards.

Comprehensive Dental Care in Austin, TX

At Barton Oaks Dental Group, we offer a wide range of dental services to cater to every aspect of your oral health.

  • Comprehensive Dentistry (General and Family Dentistry): Our general dentistry services ensure oral health is always in top shape, from routine check-ups to fillings.
  • Pediatric Dentistry: Tailored specifically for our younger patients, we provide children with a fun and comfortable environment, ensuring they start their dental journey on the right foot.
  • Cosmetic Dentistry: Enhance the beauty of your smile with our cosmetic treatments. From teeth whitening to veneers, we have solutions to elevate the aesthetics of your teeth.
  • Preventive Dentistry: Prevention is better than cure. Our preventative services, including cleanings and dental sealants, aim to prevent dental issues before they arise.
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry (TMJ): Our specialized TMJ treatments offer relief and improved function for patients experiencing jaw pain or issues with their temporomandibular joint.
  • Oral Surgery: Our skilled team is equipped to handle a range of surgical procedures, ensuring safety and precision at every step.
  • Restorative (Reconstructive) Dentistry: Whether it’s dental implants, crowns, or bridges, our restorative services aim to bring back the function and aesthetics of your smile.
  • Implant Dentistry: Replace missing teeth and restore your smile’s functionality with our state-of-the-art dental implants.
  • Sedation Dentistry: Dental anxiety is natural, and we understand. Our sedation options ensure that every patient can have a comfortable and stress-free dental experience.
  • Root Canal Therapy: Save your damaged or infected tooth with our efficient root canal treatments, ensuring minimal discomfort and optimal results.
  • Gum Treatment: Healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy smile. Our periodontal treatments ensure your gums are free from disease and inflammation.

Your oral health is our priority, and our diverse range of services ensures that we can address any dental concern you might have.

Ready to Transform Your Smile?

Discover the Barton Oaks Dental Group difference today! With our dedicated team, advanced treatments, and a legacy of excellence, your journey to optimal oral health starts here. Book your appointment by calling us at (512) 327-6947 or complete our online contact form, and let us craft the smile you’ve always dreamed of!