Meet the Team

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Meet Dr. Zatopek

Austin - More than Home

As a proud Texas A&M Aggie and Baylor Dental School graduate, Dr. Jennifer Zatopek (Dr. Z) is a Texan not only at heart but in life.... Her commitment to patients is evident in her personalized care and her expertise in advanced, comprehensive care. Teaching other clinicians advanced skills as faculty of Clinical Mastery Series' post-graduate continuum allows her to contribute to the profession she loves.

Professional Stats

  • Invisalign Certified
  • CEREC certified
  • Faculty, Clinical Mastery Series
  • Kois Dental Center Participant
  • Texas Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Capital Area Dental Association
Dr. Zatopek

Transforming Smiles

With a focus on cosmetic solutions and implant dentistry, Dr. Zatopek is Invisalign® certified, Kois trained, and also provides Crowns In A Day with advanced CEREC technology. A graduate of the Clinical Mastery Series, she invests heavily in continuing education to learn the latest techniques, technologies, and solutions to help her patients experience smile transformation.

Family Life

She has been happily married to her college sweetheart, Todd, for over 20 years. They have four amazing kids – Jacob, Lucas, Sam and Kate – and three rescue dogs. She enjoys reading, running, weight training, and spending time with family.

Dr. Hawthorne

Meet Dr. Hawthorne

Musical Dentist

Dr. Julia Hawthorne earned her undergraduate degree in Music (Trumpet Performance) from Southern Methodist University. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry.

Beautifully Straight Smiles

She is a Preferred Invisalign provider and a member of the American Orthodontic Society, the Travis County Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.

Family Life

She and her husband love spending time with their two daughters, Brooklynn and Presley. They enjoy traveling to exotic locations several times a year, being involved with Austin Christian Fellowship ministries, entertaining in their northwest Austin home, staying healthy, and sharing the message of hope and healing through the power of wholefood nutrition. And, of course, they cheer on their beloved Texas Longhorns. Hook ‘Em Horns!

Meet Dr. Tishler

Lubbock Native

Dr. Nadia Tishler earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Texas Tech University. She went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. To further her education and expertise in all things dentistry, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Birmingham, Alabama. She treasured the time spent serving the brave men and women who served our country. However, she is thrilled to return to the great state of Texas to practice dentistry!

Dr. Tishler

Restoring Smiles

Dr. Tishler enjoys practicing all facets of dentistry to do the absolute most for her patients. During her residency, she was able to hone her skills in endodontic therapy (root canals), exodontia (extractions), implant placement, and all things restorative.

Family Life

She and her puppy, Leo, enjoy all things outdoors! They enjoy hiking, biking, and trips to the dog park. Dr. Tishler also loves to learn about physical and mental health through nutrition and exercise.

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We look forward to meeting you. Call (512) 795-2800 or request an appointment online to set up your first visit. We’ll be in touch soon.