At Dr. Bauder's we are especially interested in making all of our patients feel right at home. From the moment you walk in the door you are treated like family. Our team is committed to achieving the highest standard of care for our patient's oral health and dental needs through continuing education and genuine concern for our patients and their families. We pride ourselves on being quality oriented, caring, personable and family oriented.  Dr. Bauder and our team strive to provide a dental experience that is above and beyond our patients' expectations. We want every aspect of your dental visit to be as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We know going to the dentist can be frightening and unfamiliar, that is why we would like to introduce you to our great team ahead of time!

​This page was last updated June 1, 2018

Dr. Robert J. Bauder, DMD, PC

Dr. Robert J. Bauder graduated from Southern Oregon State University in 1980 double majoring with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Biology. He then attended Oregon Health and Science University in 1984 where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He and his wife Molly moved to Alaska shortly after graduating where he worked with Public Health Services treating Alaskan Natives in Bethel, Fairbanks and surrounding rural communities. In 1990 they moved to the Kenai Peninsula where he started his family dental practice and has been practicing ever since.

With over 34 years of dental experience, Dr. Bauder is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to his patients and their families. He is committed to continuing education and furthering his knowledge in various areas of dental discipline including cosmetics, several types of sedation dentistry, implants, prosthetics and orthodontics. He is one of few dentists in Alaska to have earned one of the most rigorous continuing dental education achievements; a Fellowship Award with the Academy of General Dentistry for completing over 500+ hours of continuing education followed by a difficult comprehensive exam. He is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The Alaska Dental Society, The Mid America Orthodontic Society and past President of The Kenai-Kodiak Dental Society. When he can break away from work, Dr. Bauder loves to fly his Super Cub, go fishing, hunting and spend time with his wife, children and grand-children.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jeanie is our fantastic dental hygienist and has been with our practice for about one year. She recently moved here with her family from Gold Canyon, AZ but is originally from Condon, OR. She graduated from Carrington College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2011. In addition to being a hygienist, Jeanie was a dental assistant for four years and also a regional hygiene manager for a large dental company in Arizona. She enjoys hunting on her family's ranch in Fossil, OR, fishing, cooking and spending time with her husband and two sons. She also has a three year old lab named Hoyt who is like her third son!


Practice Manager | Treatment Coordinator

Danika is our amazing practice manager and has been with Dr. Bauder for four years. She is in charge of managing the office overall and our team. She handles all of the billing and treatment planning for our patients and takes great pride in delivering excellent customer service and ensuring patient satisfaction. She graduated cum laude with a GPA of 3.62 from the University of Alaska Anchorage earning a Bachelor degree in Business Management and Marketing in 2012. Danika enjoys fishing, hunting, trapping, flying her drone, photography, videography, traveling, and spending time with her significant other. She is currently pursuing her private pilot license and has a new pomsky (pomeranian/siberian husky) puppy named Finn!


Administrative Assistant

Bree has been apart of our team for three and a half years and her smile lights up the office when you first walk in the door (ask anyone, we swear). In 2013 Bree graduated with a diploma from Soldotna High School here in her hometown and is currently attending the University of Alaska pursuing her degree in radiology. Bree enjoys interacting with our patients, cross training in the back and learning new things about dentistry in general. When Bree is not working, she loves to go fishing on the Kenai River and various lakes around the area, camping, working out and traveling.


Lead Dental Assistant

Shelby is Dr. Bauder's lead dental assistant and has been with our practice for two years. She has an Associate of Applied Science degree from the University of Alaska and is currently pursuing a Bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene.  Shelby loves challenging procedures at work to include extractions, implants, root canals and IV sedation. She takes pride in ensuring that our patients have a comfortable and relaxing experience whenever they are in our office. Shelby comes from a large family and is the only girl in her family out of five children. She is happily married and mother to a chocolate lab named Sitka. Shelby enjoys crafting, interior design, fishing, hunting and anything outdoors!


Sterilization Technician | Dental Assistant

Andrea (Andi) is our sterilization technician/dental assistant and has been with our team for almost two years. She earned her high school diploma from Kenai High School and is currently attending Kenai Peninsula College. Before coming to our practice Andrea was working for a professor at KPC where she got to assist in an archaeological study. Andrea enjoys soccer, eating great food, hanging out with friends, hiking, anything with bones and biology. She has three sisters, two brothers and a rottweiler named Chaos.