Your South Austin Dentists
Dr. Steven Van Wicklen Welcomes You
“My staff and I pride ourselves on quality dentistry with an emphasis
on patient comfort and rapport. We strive to provide the most up-to-date
services and utilize the most modern sterilization techniques. We pride
ourselves on maintaining a very professional and friendly office atmosphere.”
–Dr. Steven Van Wicklen
Steven Van Wicklen, DDS
Dr. Van Wicklen graduated from UT Austin in 1981, obtaining a degree in
Biology. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the UT
Health Science Center in San Antonio. Since 1985, Dr. Van Wicklen has
been providing quality dental care for the Austin area and was voted “Best
in Austin” by the Austin Chronicle.
Married to his childhood sweetheart Jeanette, and together they enjoy spending
time with their family & pets, bicycling, tennis, traveling, motorcycle
riding, snow skiing, hiking, gardening & renovating houses. They also
spend a lot of time in Buena Vista, Colorado where they have a vacation
home. Dr. VW enjoys riding many of the Enduro motorcycle trails of Colorado
& participates in riding events while there.
Dr. Van Wicklen at a Glance:
- UT (University of Texas) BA Biology 1981 with Honors
- UT Health Science Center DDS Degree 1985 – Highest Clinical GPA in
Graduating Senior Class
- Member American Dental Society
- Member American Orthodontic Society
- Member Texas Dental Association
- Voted “Best of Austin”, Austin Chronicle Winner
- Invisalign Premiere Provider
- CEREC Certified Clinician
- Planmeca 3-D Cone Beam Radiography Provider
- Dexis Digital XRay System
- NuCalm 2.0 Neurological Relaxation System
- Scan ID Oral Cancer Screening Technology
- State of The Art Sterilization Protocol
Dr. Chad Orlich, Periodontist
Born in Houston, Dr. Chad Orlich received his bachelor’s degree from
the University of Washington in Seattle. He then went on to obtain his
doctorate and specialty training from Nova Southeastern University in
Ft. Lauderdale. While there, he was the chief resident of Periodontology
and received training in the placement of dental implants, cosmetic gum
procedures, and both the surgical and non surgical treatment of periodontal disease.
Dr. Orlich then moved back to Texas and started practicing in the Austin
area. In addition to his work with Dr. Van Wicklen, Dr. Orlich provides
community service and volunteer work with Give Kids a Smile and Dental
and Medical Mission Relief. When he’s not providing periodontal
treatment, Dr. Orlich enjoys spending time with his family. Dr. Orlich
also enjoys scuba diving, hiking, spending time outdoors, remodeling houses,
and enjoying live music.
Jim Glenn, DDS
Dr. Glenn is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas, and attended Del Mar
Junior College for two years and was inducted into the honor society Phi
Graduated from the University of Austin in June 1963 with a Bachelor of
Arts. Worked for the Research Laboratory at the Shell Oil Refinery in
Deer Park, Texas from September 1963 to August 1966.
Graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in June
1970, and served as Captain in the Air Force Dental Corps from July 1970
to July 1972. Honorably Discharged.
Dr. Glenn, has practiced dentistry in South Austin for over 36 years of
dentistry and has performed all aspects of restorative dentistry, favoring
oral surgery and endodontic treatment.
Married for 53 years, he has one son and two grandchildren. Dr. Glenn enjoys
coastal fishing, woodworking, trailer camping and spending time with his
We’re transforming lives in Austin, one smile at a time.
Contact our dental office
today at 512-448-3131 to reserve your appointment with Dr. Van Wicklen,
and experience customized care for a truly fantastic smile.