Dr. Steven Austin, DDS

Dr. Steven Austin, DDS

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Orthodontics  ·  
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50 y/o
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Dr. Steven Austin, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Lincolnton, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He practices orthodontics, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, and more.Read his story

Austin Orthodontics

701 S Laurel St Ste 1

Lincolnton, NC 28092
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost

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Dr. Austin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "Dr. Steven M. Austin is a 1990 honor graduate of Appalachian State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in biology and chemistry. He received his dental and orthodontic degrees from the University of North Carolina's School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill in 1994 and 1999, respectively. Dr. Austin is board certified from the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Austin has been practicing orthodontics exclusively since 1999. He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, The American Dental Association, The American Association of Orthodontics, The Southern Association of Orthodontics, The NC Association of Orthodontics, The Gaston Dental Society, and The Occlusal Concepts Study Club. Dr. Austin was the Lincolnton Rotary Club Auction chair for the 2010 Rotary Auction of Education where they raised over $100,000 for student loans. The Rotary Auction for Education has provided millions of dollars to educate the students of Lincoln County. Dr. Austin along with Sherry Reinhardt of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse began the NC chapter of the PANDA project which stands for Preventing Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness. They were able to receive Grant Money from the Rotary Foundation in order to fund the project. He was president of the Gaston Dental Society from 2013-2014. He was named Rotarian of the Year for the Rotary Club of Lincolnton for 2010-2011 He was president of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse from 2012-2013. Dr. Austin resides in Lincoln County with his wife Shannon. He enjoys hunting and fishing and he, Shannon and daughter Halle-Grace enjoy being on the water whenever possible."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "Taking care of my patients as though they were a part of my family.  Creating beautiful smiles and self esteem"

7  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

1  Conditions Treated

  • TMJ

1  Procedures

  • Orthotic Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University of North Carolina / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of North Carolina / School of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Occlusal Concepts Study Club
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Austin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Austin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Member
  • The American Association of Orthodontics, Member
  • The American Dental Association, Member
  • The Gaston Dental Society, Member
  • The NC Association of Orthodontics, Member
  • The Occlusal Concepts Study Club, Member
  • The Southern Association of Orthodontics, Member

Dr. Austin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Austin

4.9

Based on 299 reviews

5 Stars
95.31772575250837%
(285)
4 Stars
3.3444816053511706%
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3 Stars
0.33444816053511706%
(1)
2 Stars
0.6688963210702341%
(2)
1 Star
0.33444816053511706%
(1)

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They are nice and kind and they work fast and with no pain. This is what my son had to say!
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Angie in Crouse, NC – Aug 13, 2018
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Love the staff and of course Dr.Austin
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Brandie Isenhour in Lincolnton, NC – Aug 06, 2018
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The staff is wonderful and very nice to our kids and family. Dr. Austin was very informative and the initial visit went well and plenty of time was spent answering our questions. Thank you!
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Lincolnton, NC – Jul 26, 2018
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I searched long and hard for the right orthodontist for my daughter. After seeing 4 orthodontist; I found Austin Orthodontics. Dr. Austin took the time to explain everything to me in a way I could understand. There was no doubt he was the right doctor for my daughter. Dr. Austin has state of the...Read More
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Camille Estes in Denver, NC – Jul 20, 2018
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Very friendly staff. Quick. Dr. Austin was very thorough and made things easy to understand.
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Tracey in NC – Jul 13, 2018
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