Dr. Dana Rust

tesa 006Dr. Rust has lived in Oak Ridge, TN since
2001. He has a strong passion and takes great pride in the care he provides to his patients. Always cognizant of his patients desires and comfort, Dr. Rust provides treatment options and discusses In detail the best choice for long term stability, function and esthetics. Dr. Rust is aware of the stress and dental phobia most patients have visiting the dentist. He walks his patients through the treatment so they know what is happening, what to expect and are at ease when in the office.


Knowing that he wanted to be a dentist while at Oak Ridge High School, Dr. Rust went on to attend UT Knoxville where he graduated with highest honors in Microbiology and Pre-Dental studies. He then attended UT Health Science Center in Memphis where he graduated with high honors and was inducted into many honorary societies for excellence in dentistry. Dr. Rust enjoys keeping up with the latest systems and materials in dentistry and strives to provide the best treatment options available to this patients. He is a proud member of the ADA, TDA, 2nd District Dental Society, AGD, AACD and local study clubs.


Dr. Rust comes from a family of 10 siblings. His parents live in Oak Ridge, TN. He lives in Hardin Valley with his wife, Julie, whom he met at Oak Ridge High School and married in 2012. Julie is a Pharmacist at Methodist Hospital in Oak Ridge.


Dr. Rust enjoys most outdoor activities Including rowing, hiking, mountain biking and swimming. He was a active member in ACAC swim club, swim instructor and lifeguard in Oak Ridge. He likes reading about topics such as history, science, religion and biographies.