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Dentist—Crystal River, FL

Meet Dr. Robert Lindner DDS, PhD

Dr. Lindner comes from a diverse educational background that revolves around the two main pillars of dentistry—science and art. In addition to using his skills and experience to help people with their oral health and smiles, he has also dedicated a lot of time to studying how to perfect someone’s facial aesthetics. This way, he can make sure they have an attractive, symmetrical, and harmonious appearance that brings their confidence to new levels. To learn a little more about Dr. Lindner ahead of your first appointment, simply read on below.

Crystal River, FL dentist Dr. Linder DDS

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Born and raised in Germany, Dr. Lindner eventually moved to the U.S. and went to Concordia University to major in art and biology. After graduating, he attended the Marquette University School of Dentistry, during which he served as class president. It was there that he first gained an interest in the aesthetics of smile design.

What Kind of Special Training Do You Have?

When he finished dental school, Dr. Lindner went on to attend the University of Nebraska to complete a periodontal residency that focused on gum disease therapy and dental implants. He then joined the U.S. Army Dental Corps. as a captain and continued his education in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Winn Army Hospital.

Following an honorable discharge, he came to Florida to attend Full Sail University where he obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree, and he also became a Fellow with the International Academy of Oral Implantologists.

Over the years, in addition to practicing general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry, Dr. Lindner has written two books about facial aesthetics, performed dermatology research, and served as an Associate Professor of Clinical Ortho Facial Aesthetics at the State University of New York at Buffalo College of Dental Medicine.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Lindner and his wife, Pascha, have two children, and his daughter is currently attending Nova Southeastern University to become a dentist herself! The natural beauty of the Crystal River area is what brought him to this community, so on the weekends, you’ll usually find him spending the bulk of his free time enjoying the outdoors.