Dr. Dana Rust
Dr. Rust joined Dr. Phillips' practice in the summer of 2014. He takes great pride in the care he provides to his patients and has a strong passion for the field of dentistry. Always mindful of each patient's priorities and comfort level, Dr. Rust provides treatment options and discusses each one in detail to help patients make the best choice for long-term stability, function and aesthetics. Dr. Rust is also aware of the stress and anxiety that many patients have when visiting the dentist. When treating patients, he always makes sure that each step is explained, along with what to except, to ensure the best experience possible.
Dr. Rust is a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and continued his education at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he graduated with a degree in Microbiology. He then attended dental school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis where he graduated with high honors and was inducted into several honorary societies for his excellence in the field of dentistry. Dr. Rust enjoys keeping up with the latest materials and technology and makes continuing education a priority in order to provide his patients with the best treatment options. He is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Second District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and several local study clubs.
When he's not taking care of patients, Dr. Rust enjoys reading, exercise and cooking. He especially enjoys outdoor activities such as rowing, hiking, mountain biking, and swimming. Growing up with nine siblings, family is also very important to Dr. Rust. He is thankful to be living back in East Tennessee with his wife, Julie, and son, Luke.