Doctor Robert Keating grew up in Ventura, attending Saint Bonaventure High School. He received his bachelor degree in Biology from UCLA and then attended Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri where he graduated in the top ten percent of his class and was elected to Omicron Kappa Upilson National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Keating returned to California for his post graduate General Practice Residency at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, where he met his wife to be, Callie. After serving with the United States Public Health Service for two years, Dr. Keating returned to his beloved home here in Ventura County and went into private practice in Oxnard. He recently relocated his practice to Ventura to be closer to his home.
Dr. Keating is dedicated to providing outstanding, state-of-the-art care for his patients and has demonstrated that by attending over 1,000 hours of continuing education courses including International Academy of Gnathology study clubs, Comprehensive Esthetic Residency and Advance Fixed Prosthetics Residency both mentored by Dr. Bruce Crispin and two different Endodontic Residency taught by Dr. Cliff Ruddle and Dr. L. Steven Buchanan, all world renowned experts in their fields. He has been named a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry for his dedication to continuing education. Dr. Keating is also a life member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Santa Barbara-Ventura County Dental Society and a past member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Keating is active in the local community and belongs to the Ventura South Rotary Club, the Mountain Bike Unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Our Lady of the Assumption Church where he is active in the music ministry. He and his wife, Callie have two children, both recent college grads. Dr. Keating is an avid mountain biker, an amateur (Ham) radio operator, enjoys jogging, camping with his wife, fishing and playing the guitar.