Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Dennis P. Goehring, DDS (Owner)

Dennis P. Goehring, DDSDr. Dennis Goehring graduated from Ohio State University in 1992 and then was selected for a 2 year post graduate residency program at the University of Texas Health Science Center, in San Antonio.  The Residency was divided into two programs; the first being Advanced Education in General Dentistry and the second was General Practice Residency (Hospital Dentistry and Sedation Dentistry).  These programs were the best of their kind. The wealth of knowledge gained has and continually assists Dr. Goehring each and every day in his practice and in serving his patients.  He has also graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute (Temple University in Philadelphia) in both the Surgical and Prosthetic Implant Course Curriculum.  This is the most comprehensive Dental Implant institute, and is taught by the best implant educator in the world.  Dr. Goehring continually updates his courses to ensure that his practice is on the cutting edge of sound, scientifically based implant dentistry.  He also served as the President of the Data Base Study Club for 10 years, which was comprised of a very dedicated group of individuals who reviewed research articles in all topics of Dentistry.  He is also a member of numerous local and national organizations related to Dentistry and Medicine, ensuring a plethora of information at his finger tips to better serve you.

On personal note, Dr. Goehring owns the Austin-Del Valle Motocross Park and is an avid motocross rider.  He also loves surfing at the lake, and the ocean, as well as snowboarding.  He also states, “I like to work hard and play hard”.  His children are involved in sports and he enjoys any sport that involves a ball.  Most nights the family ends up in the yard, driveway or street playing some type of game, etc.  He also loves the Live Music scene in Austin, especially on the local level.  His wife Lori is a physical therapist and they have 3 wonderful children Leah, Alexa and Ian.


Luana Badea, DDS (Associate Dentist)

Dr. Badea Goehring DentalI am very excited to join Goehring Dental, the-state-of-art, outstanding private dental practice in South Austin.

I graduated Dental School from the University Of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in May 2010. After dental school, I completed my residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program there.

I am certified in IV and oral conscious sedation, and I am an Invisalign certified dentist. In addition, I am a Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry, having completed more than 500 hours in Continuing Education. I enjoy all aspects of dentistry, especially cosmetic and general dentistry. I believe that a beautiful smile can bring people together and I am dedicated to providing the highest level of care in the gentlest manner. I care for and treat all my patients as my own family.

I feel blessed to be a dentist, and I enjoy giving back to the community by participating in charitable dental events such as Texas Mission of Mercy. I am a mentor for Great Expectations at University of Health Science Center in San Antonio, which help the next generation of dentists. I am also an active member in Junior League. In my free time, I love traveling, reading and music. I speak Spanish, French and Romanian.