Dr. Douglas A. Rust – Dentist at Paradigm
Dr. Douglas A. Rust is a Portland native, and he went to Portland State University to get his undergraduate degree in 1973. He also graduated from Oregon Health and Science University Dental School in 1980. Dr. Rust is in his fourth decade of caring for patients in the Beaverton and Southwest Portland area. He always continues his education as a dentist, and to stays up-to-date on the latest in oral health. In his youth, Dr. Rust wanted to be a dentist because he loved helping people, and wanted to make a career out of it. At OHSU, he was privileged to work with exceptional teachers and mentors who stressed the importance of careful service, and also excellence in dentistry.
As a general dentist, Dr. Rust practices a wide variety of dental procedures and techniques that lets him serve a huge range of patient needs. He offers a number of services, both the typical and the specialized: fillings, crowns, root canals, bridges, surgical extractions, etc., but Dr. Rust tries to escape old, aged methods as much as possible. Especially, he tries to stay abreast of modern advances and training that allows him to always provide great service across the range of patient needs he’s presented with.
Early in his career, he became certified in straight-wire orthodontics and also has kept up with the latest advances in Invisalign and ClearCorrect technology. Embracing new technology, he moved away from straight-wire treatments and has done well over 300 cases of Invisalign.