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Meet David J. Tasch, DDS Founding Dentist at 38th Street Dental

Over the past 25+ years, Dr. David Tasch has been fortunate enough to witness and be a part of several revolutions in dentistry — advancements that have allowed him and his team to provide safe, effective dentistry to the city for over two decades. Learn more about his passion for innovative dentistry, commitment to unparalleled patient care, and love for his community.

Hear From Dr. Tasch

Since he was a child, Dr. David Tasch of 38th Street Dental has enjoyed drawing, painting, and working with his hands. With his natural talents in mind, becoming a dentist seemed like a natural fit. Dr. Tasch enjoys building relationships with patients and takes great pride in his ability to problem-solve complex dental issues.

Dr. Tasch’s Long-Standing Love for Austin

Dr. Tasch has a long attachment to the city of Austin, TX, that goes back to his childhood. Back when Lamar Boulevard was the main north-south thoroughfare in Austin, he would spend a portion of his summer vacations visiting his grandparents. He is very fortunate to have childhood memories of Zephyr train rides in Zilker Park followed by refreshing swims in the enchanting emerald-blue waters of Barton Springs. In 1982, he was elated to learn that my family was relocating to Austin.

“My high school years passed quickly here in Austin, and soon, I was attending the University of Texas. In addition to earning a BA in Biology, I also had the wonderful fortune of meeting Sara, my wife, during my stay at UT.”

Dr. Tasch's Professional Affiliations

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A Closer Look Into His Career in Dentistry

His professional career began in 1992 at the #1 ranked dental school in the nation: The University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. In 1997, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery and quickly returned to Austin, where he and Dr. Meek — a friend and dental school colleague — began 38th Street Dental.

Drs. Meek and Tasch

Is Dr. Tasch a “Cosmetic Dentist”?
In His Own Words

Dr. Tasch

I really love all aspects of dentistry. People will often ask me if I am a "cosmetic dentist." My response is that the bulk of my practice is not centered around placing porcelain laminate veneers on people's front teeth. Instead, my focus tends to be on preserving and restoring function. Sometimes it is simply a single tooth, while at other times, it may involve reconstructing an entire dental arch. But in each and every case, I feel that all dentistry should be regarded as "cosmetic dentistry." So, I guess in that regard, I consider myself a "cosmetic dentist."

More About Dr. Tasch
Memberships & Life Outside of the Practice

Dr. Tasch is a member of the Capital Area Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. He regularly attends continuing education courses to allow for the best patient care possible.

His passion for helping people achieve beautiful smiles is only surpassed by his love of spending time with his wife and two children, Carsten and Kelsey. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring nature, creating landscape architecture, taking astrophotos, and exercising.

Dr. Tasch with his family

Patients Share Their Experiences at 38th Street Dental Dr. David Tasch Looks Forward to Your Visit


M. Manley


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I love Dr. Tasch and this practice. Dr. Tasch truly listens, and I'm so lucky to have found him. Everyone at 38th Street is so professional and kind. They always listen to my concerns, and give me the BEST treatment plan, that I can afford.

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Sylvia Newman


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Dr. Tasch and Courtney his assistant were very thorough, gentle, and kind. In communication with them I totally understood everything we talked about and felt like they gave me plenty of time to discuss my needs and I didn’t feel like I was being rushed out.

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The team at 38th Street Dental

38th Street Dental

38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, utilizes the latest proven technology to provide you personalized dental care. Dr. Meek and Dr. Tasch are members of local and national dental associations, including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Capital Area Dental Society

To schedule an appointment, call us at (512) 458-6222 or contact us online today!

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