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The office of Dr. Steven Yarbrough and Dr. Rebecca Rightmer

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welcome to westgate family dental

The office of Dr. Steven Yarbrough and Dr. Rebecca Rightmer

COVID-19 Updates And Dental Procedures

May 11, 2020

We will be re-opening our office as of Monday, May 18, 2020. In accordance to the new executive order from the Governor and guidelines from the CDC and Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, we will be implementing some new rules and protocols for yous dental appointments.

Please click below to review our new office protocols or call our office with any questions (512)447-0808.

One-Stop Shop

With dental implants, surgery, sedation options, and more, we are your one-stop shop for dental wellness in Austin.

Operating Hours

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Monday 8:00-5:00
Tuesday & Thursday 7:00-3:00
Friday - Saturday Closed

Financial Policy

Payment is due in full at the time of service, unless prior arrangements have been made. We accept cash, personal checks, most major credit cards, debit cards, and third party financing through Care Credit.

Advanced Training

Our experienced dentists have completed advanced training to ensure that our patients receive the best dental care.

45+ Years of Experience

With over forty-five years of experience, you know you’re in good hands when you visit Westgate Family Dental.

Family Friendly

We welcome patients of all ages to our local dental office. We’re looking forward to seeing you and your family soon.

About us

Dr. Steven Yarbrough, a South Austin Dentist, and his Associate Dentist, Dr. Rebecca Rightmer, practice Advanced General Dentistry with expertise ranging from porcelain veneers to dental implants, crowns, and bridges. Austin Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Yarbrough, has advanced training in Sedation Dentistry, Wisdom Teeth Extractions, Implant Placement, Tissue/Bone Grafting, Periodontal Surgery, and Advanced Root Canal Therapy Treatment.

Even though they offer a wide variety of treatment modalities, their practice philosophy remains that “the best dentistry is the least dentistry.” Together, they are committed to the prevention of dental disease, both gum, and tooth.

They can also correct a wide variety of cosmetic dental problems, and can literally redesign your smile. Utilizing the revolutionary onsite CEREC®️ milling machine, Dr. Yarbrough can provide same-day service for Crowns and most tooth restorations. This process allows you to forego or shorten the length of time wearing temporaries.

OUR PHILOSOPHY
At Westgate Family Dental, we hold our standards exceptionally high, and it is our philosophy that only the best dentistry for our patients will ever be good enough. By applying this philosophy to the practice as a whole, you will find a knowledgeable, faithful, and helpful staff.

Dr. Yarbrough, prefers to keep the practice as a “one-stop” shopping experience by providing as many procedures as “in-house” as possible. One thing you can count on with Westgate Family Dental is consistency and proficiency. From the moment you walk through our door, get taken to the back, and checked out, you will be taken care of by the same staff members that have been taking care of you for the past 39 years, from the front to the back we want our patients to feel like family.

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meet our doctors

dr. STEVEN L. YARBROUGH

dr. STEVEN L. YARBROUGH

D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Yarbrough, an Austin Dentist, is a 1972 graduate of St. Mary’s University (Magna Cum Laude) with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas at San Antonio graduating in the top ten percent of his graduating class and was then accepted to a GPR (General Practice Residency) in the United States Air Force at David Grand Hospital in Fairfield, CA.
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dr. REBECCA RIGHTMER

dr. REBECCA RIGHTMER

D.M.D.

The Westgate Family Dental is excited to announce the association of Dr. Rebecca Rightmer.

Dr. Rightmer received her undergraduate degree in Bioengineering from Rice University where she was a proud member of the MOB (Marching Owl Band).
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What Our patients Say About Us

Lena F.
18:48 18 May 20
Everyone is Awesome. I’ve been going to Dr. Yarbrough since I was 7 years old. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
M. A.
17:16 11 Feb 20
Ricardo V.
17:00 15 Jan 20
Joy K.
15:49 13 Nov 19
Jayson W.
23:45 06 Nov 19
Such care and professionalism. Thank you so much to all at the Westgate Dental Family!
Kristopher D.
07:08 31 Oct 19
I have been a patient with Dr. Yarbrough for 30 years. He is a wonderful dentist and has continued to modernize his office, equipment, and procedures to enhance his business. His staff has remained with him over the years. They are friendly, caring, and professional whether for cleaning teeth, assisting Dr. Y, billing, and scheduling appointments. I called this morning with a denture issue. Got me in at 1:30 and done by 2:30. Perfectly satisfied!
Treshawn M.
03:27 22 Oct 19
Stac D.
01:00 22 Oct 19
Westgate Family Dental is so great. Incredibly friendly staff, and Dr. Yarbrough is easy to work with. If you have dental insurance through HAAM, they are incredibly accommodating and helpful. Highly recommend!
J. Wade A.
16:27 09 Oct 19
I keep coming back to Westgate Family Dental because this team is the the best dental team in town! Everybody there is friendly, professional and they ALL know what they are doing! I trust Dr.Yarbrough 100%.GO LONGHORNS!
Elizabeth K.
17:45 11 Sep 19
Great dentist and assistants and a wonderful staff.
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17:59 12 Aug 19
Debbie R.
21:04 24 Jul 19
I have been a patient since I was a child and wouldn’t go anywhere else. Dr. Steve and his staff are always professional and treat you like family.
Holly H.
04:08 30 Jun 19
Ufot U.
19:14 27 Jun 19
Aleya H.
23:53 13 Jun 19
Amazing staff and service! So happy I found them!
Sofia R.
18:24 22 May 19
Outstanding as always. I’ve been going to them for 33 years. I think that says it all! The best.
Mark S.
12:19 14 May 19
Melissa B.
16:44 07 May 19
Melissa L.
17:41 17 Apr 19
Love the staff and Dr. Yarbrough. Every visit is a wonderful experience!
Colleen S.
00:50 10 Apr 19
Raymond L.
15:18 08 Apr 19
The most wonderful dentist and staff. He has done my dental work for very long time. Highly recommend.
Linda T.
19:52 04 Apr 19
marisa A.
15:41 04 Apr 19
Tricia M.
21:27 28 Mar 19
Christie Ortman F.
17:28 11 Mar 19
Excellent as always.
Ronald M.
17:41 07 Mar 19
I had an excellent experience here. The office was very nice and the staff were phenomenal. I highly recommend it.
Bear R.
20:58 05 Mar 19
Cameron P.
20:27 28 Feb 19
Caring and thorough dental care. Very pleased!
israel E.
02:13 20 Feb 19
Amazing dentist and staff. Best dental experience I've ever had. I highly recommend Westgate Family Dental!!!
Shoni S.
21:17 19 Feb 19
Great service by Dr. Yarbrough and his team. Enjoy going to the Dentist!
Howard B.
23:44 12 Feb 19
I've been a patient of Dr. Yarbrough's for almost 25 years and he is the best along with his staff and office environment. I walk in to the office and am immediately relaxed. Everyone there is always to upbeat and happy, I walk out with a smile on my face and that not just because my teeth are newly cleaned. I genuinely have a good experience every time. Thank you Dr. Yarbrough and staff for providing a great service along with a great atmosphere! Karin Brauner
Karin B.
17:16 11 Feb 19
Priscilla V.
19:34 07 Feb 19
Steve W.
16:45 06 Feb 19
I absolutely love the staff and Dr Yarbrough is a outstanding Dentist !!! I recommend him highly
Richard R.
16:44 06 Feb 19
Friendliest of staffs. Quick, efficient, and considerate. Easy to work with.Gentle and not overbearing. Will definitely be keeping them as my dental office.
David T.
22:06 04 Feb 19
This is a fine place for quality dental. Everyone there is super professional and with a S. Austin friendlyness.
Chris S
03:04 24 Jan 19
doris A.
01:48 18 Jan 19
Judy W.
00:54 17 Jan 19
I love this practice! I recently moved to north Austin and refuse to go anywhere else! The staff is amazing and the doctor is so informative and they actually care! I will continue to go here as long as this place is open. Do yourself a favor and make an appointment here!
Olivia S.
19:59 11 Jan 19
Wonderful office atmosphere. I needed to see Dr. Yarbrough as quickly as possible for a broken crown. They got me in the next day.
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01:04 30 Dec 18
Jan H.
21:10 11 Dec 18
Charlie K.
22:17 27 Nov 18
Had a tooth pulled didn’t feel no pain the staff were very friendly,I will be back soon to get tooth cleaning thanks DR Yarborough and staff 😁😁😁
Danny B.
00:59 07 Jul 18
Tiffany L.
15:32 03 May 18
Westgate Dental is a great dental office with a great staff. Dr Yarbrough was my first adult-life dentist. After moving out of Austin, I switched to a local dentist for a few years. After a couple procedures with my new dentist I decided to go back to Westgate Dental, despite the long drive for each visit. I just had my first return visit and am feeling very good about the return. The work and staff are a step above the rest. I would (and have) highly recommend anyone looking for an Austin dentist to visit Dr Yarbrough.My wife also sees Dr Yarbrough. She has an intense dental phobia. Of the three offices she has been to over the last 15 years Westgate Dental is the only one I can get her to make an appt with. They seem to do very well with those who experience that sort of anxiety.
Lucas W.
17:57 06 Mar 18
I have never enjoyed dentist visits in the past, but I have to say, I had a wonderful time today at my appointment. Everyone was so friendly and nice and everything went smoothly. I would definitely recommend this office to anyone.
Jessica B.
16:08 02 Aug 17
I have been very impressed by the exceptional customer service at Westgate family dental, as well as the knowledge of the staff. I really appreciate the thorough explanations of my dental health and procedures. I have already recommended your practice to two people!
Holly A.
15:18 21 Jul 17
Never disappointed. I actually love my dental appointments. Love Dr. Yarbrough and the staff and especially the care I receive! Highly recommended!!
Karen W.
02:47 20 Jul 17
The best as always. It starts at the front desk with the friendliest staff. I think I have the best, most thorough hygienist with Melissa...glad you are back. Wendy handles all the cosmetic items along with fitting me with my 4th night guard...darn dogs. Dr. Yarborough is the consummate gentleman and makes you feel at ease. Liz takes your money..but I won't hold that against her...she's sweeter at that than anyone I've known...and she makes sure your insurance is kicking in when it needs to. Thanks again. You all rock.
Keith J.
21:07 19 Jul 17
clean, professional, punctual!
Steven Z.
22:47 06 Jun 17
I love Dr. Yarbrough and his staff. They treat me like family. Dr. Yarbrough's counsel always is spot on when I get worried about something. I haven't found that many dentists I trust, but that is changing with the peeps at Westgate Family Dental!
donnalou S.
20:18 06 Jun 17
Dr. Yarbrough and his staff are excellent and I actually look forward to getting my teeth cleaned!
Barbara P.
14:33 16 May 17
Great service, any issues will be handled immediately. The same day you call or within 24-48 hours. Flexible schedule for your appointments. Staff seems to really like what they do, 😃 smiling & friendly faces.
Olivia P.
14:42 26 Nov 16
The dental hygienist and other staff were very friendly and had great customer service. The dental hygienist asked me about things going on in my life that I had talked about in my previous appointment which made me feel so much better coming into my appointment. Keep up the amazing customer service!
Frances H.
16:23 04 Apr 16
You have a wonderful team! So grateful to have had a dentist and dental team I love for 30 years.
Jen S.
04:54 16 Mar 16
Coming to this office is always a pleasant experience, from Christy at the reception desk to Liz at the payment desk. Who says that about going to the dentist? I am sure Dr. Yarbrough's other patients agree. I must add that I have been a patient here since 1999, and every single person that I have encountered here is professional, friendly, and concerned with my comfort and best interest in treating me.
Brenda C.
01:35 12 Feb 16
Always love how genuinely nice everyone is 🙂
Weston C.
22:41 05 Feb 16
1130 appointment was late.....started at 1150. But Wendy advised me in the waiting room. Very professional crown-crowning. They really seem to be up on all the latest equipment in their office. An enjoyable experience (except for novocaine shot, drilling and all the equipment in my mouth !!!) Keep up the great work.
Terry C.
01:53 06 Jan 16
Everyone in the office was nice and professional. I felt confident in the care I received.
Peggy O.
20:24 17 Nov 15
The whole staff at Dr. Yarbrough's office are phenomenal! I had to get a crown replaced, and it was a very easy process with Dr. Yarbrough and his assistants. I would highly, highly recommend them to anyone.
Rachael C.
14:24 13 Oct 15
Pete R.
19:48 04 Aug 15
Everyone was very nice and friendly. It had been 2 years since my last cleaning and they took their time to make sure my teeth got the attention they sorely needed. Their office doesn't have that assembly line feel that other offices do.
James D
13:58 09 Apr 15
I hate "going to the dentist" and had put it off for way too long but I really love these guys.
Zachary H.
22:56 02 Apr 15
My visit was surprisingly and thoroughly pleasant. Liz was very helpful in answering my questions over the phone and was my primary reason for choosing Westgate. The rest of the staff was equally professional and courteous.
Colby B.
18:44 19 Jun 14
It's hard to get excited about dentist appointments but my family has been going Westgate Family Dental for over 20 years and each time I go there I realize what a special place it is. We are always treated well, the staff remembers our names, the service/procedures are excellent. We moved out of Austin many years ago and tried different dentist but we always end up going back there even if it is a long drive for us.
Will H.
20:30 06 May 14
Westgate Family Dental makes going to the dentist as comfortable as possible. It is also clear that Dr. Yarbough is passionate about his work. At Westgate the assistants create an inviting and comforting environment.
Kelsie S. R.
14:29 02 Jan 14
I had my first appointment a few weeks ago. Everyone was wonderful! Polite, attentive, and happy to explain what they were doing/answer questions. A great experience. I will be recommending to friends and family.
April S.
18:23 18 Nov 13
The entire Westgate Family was warm and welcoming and Dr. Yarbrough genuinely cares about the well being of his patients. I thoroughly enjoyed my entire experience and received excellent care. I highly recommend their services.
Shilpa B.
16:33 08 Jul 13
It has been 20 years since visiting a dentist and although I had some kind of hidden fear and tears pouring out prior to my extraction the staff was so helpful at putting me at ease for the procedure. Thank you very much
Aric V
23:42 15 May 13
Y'all do a fantastic job! I always look forward to my visit.
cecilia G.
17:18 07 May 13
Thank you to Shari - my fitting was a little challenging today and she handled it beautifully. Barbara Garner
Barbara G.
21:41 11 Apr 13
What a great atmosphere. The overall camaraderie was excellent. I have never felt so comfortable in a Dental office before. And I look forward to returning for treatment and recommending Dr. Yarbrough to my family. Thanks again for the comfortable experience, well done!!Joanna Poirier
Joanna P.
20:52 28 Feb 13
I've never seen a Doctor and staff so committed to excellence and incredible dental care. If you are looking for dentist that is down to earth and committed to treating the patient and exceeding your expectations, then you have to come see Dr. Yarbrough. His staff has been with him forever, to me, that says everything and the proof is in his sincerity and honesty!
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