Lindy Rucks DDS
Highly-trained and experienced dentist who is passionate about serving the community
Dentistry is a combination of critical problem solving, artistry, and listening. Dr. Rucks strives to maintain excellence in each. A love of problem solving and science led her to earning a B.S. degree in Bacteriology and Genetics from the University of Wisconsin in 2001. There she was awarded several fellowships for her research in of enzymes the Biomolecular Chemistry Department. She earned her D.D.S. from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 2005. Dr. Rucks was honored upon graduation by receiving the American College of Prosthodontics Award, for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement.
Before relocating to San Diego with her husband and three daughters, Dr. Rucks had a practicein the suburbs of Chicago IL for over 10 years. There she cared for families, sometimes three generations. Working with patients from 1 to 100 she practices all aspects of general dentistry. Her practice focuses on thorough diagnosis and involving her patients in selecting the best course of treatment for each, based on their desires and needs. Whether the treatment is a simple filling, or a complex reconstruction of the entire mouth, giving patients the ability to smile confidently is her ultimate goal.
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Since completing her doctorate, Dr. Rucks has consistently attended continuing education to keep current on the latest trends, techniques, and materials available in dentistry. Her practice has been greatly enriched by collaboration with other dentists and industry professionals.
Dr. Rucks is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Diego Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She has received hours training from national experts through the Spear Institute,Seattle Study Club and Biomet 3i Synergy Training Program for Restorative Implant Dentistry. Outside of the office she enjoys watersports such as waterskiing and wakeboarding with her family. She is a private pilot, and has a passion for aviation history.
What Our Clients Say
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