Dr. Joseph Ruder II, DDS

Dr. Joseph Ruder II, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
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Age 49
Dr. Joseph Ruder II, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Amory, MS and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee in 1996 and practices dentistry and physician office based medical coding.Read his story

400 2nd Ave N

Amory, MS 38821

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  • Dental Network of America
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This content was provided by Dr. Ruder II "Joseph E. Ruder II, D.D.S is the founder of Ruder Hospital Dentistry, P.C. which caters primarily to Medicaid patients who are unable to have their dental treatment performed in a regular dental office setting. These patients have their dental procedures performed under general anesthesia with no out of pocket cost. EDUCATION Dr. Ruder earned his bachelors degree from the University of Mississippi in 1991. He then graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry Summa Cum Laude (highest honors) (class rank 2 of 74) receiving a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1996. After obtaining his dental degree, Dr. Ruder was accepted to the prestigious Emory University Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship Program, which he completed in 1997. BACKGROUND Dr. Ruder moved to Memphis, TN in 1997 where he became a partner in one of the most successful practices in Memphis. He and his partner built and equipped a state of the art dental facility in 1998. In addition to their practice continuing to grow and prosper over the next 15 years, they opened a second office in Somerville, TN. Dr. Ruder managed over 20 employees in addition to mentoring and training 5 associate dentists. During that time, Dr. Ruder provided high quality complex surgical and restorative dental procedures including cosmetic dentistry, wisdom teeth removal, root canal therapy, dental implant placement and restoration. In 2009 Dr. Ruder was recruited by a franchise-based dental company to assist them in opening a practice in Oxford, MS. While maintaining his practices in Tennessee, Dr. Ruder opened and grew this franchise-based dental office to a well-established practice that is flourishing today. In 2014 Dr. Ruder sold his interest in his Tennessee practices and founded Ruder Hospital Dentistry, P.C. to focus solely on hospital based dentistry thus providing high quality dentistry to the underserved of north Mississippi. PERSONAL Dr. Ruder has the joy of working side by side with the love of his life, his wife Courtney. He has three sons and one precious grandson. Dr. Ruder is an avid runner, but his true passion is serving others and spending time with his family. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND AWARDS: American Dental AssociationMemphis Dental SocietyMississippi Dental AssociationAmerican Academy of Facial EstheticsPsi Omega Dental FraternityOmicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental SocietyMargaret and Richard Dean Odontological SocietyDental Implant Aesthetic Center Study ClubCertificate of Merit Award for Graduating with Highest HonorsCecily W. Tipton Memorial Award for Outstanding Academic AchievementOral and Maxillofacial Pathology AwardBronze Award for Dedication to Implant DentistryBartlett Express Best Dentist AwardAmerica's Top Dentist AwardCompleted over 400 Continuing Education hoursSuccessfully completed eleven full 26.2 mile marathonsRuns the St. Jude Half Marathon every year as a "Hero""
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This content was provided by Dr. Ruder II ""I founded Ruder Hospital Dentistry, P.C. in 2014 to provide patients with uncompromised care in an unparalleled setting. Our growth over the intervening years is due to the continued support of our referring dentists and the commitment that every member of our team has made to meeting that high standard with every patient we are privileged to serve."

-Joseph E. Ruder II, DDS"

2  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Physician Office Based Medical Coding

4  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

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  • University Of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997

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  • English

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Best dental experience. Dr. Ruder performed pediatric dental work on my two girls and removed wisdom teeth and did Root canals on my son at the hospital.
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Mar 22, 2018
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Dr Ruder and his staff are the kindest. I wouldn’t have made it through my surgery without them.
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Oxford Ms – Mar 22, 2018
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Dr. Ruder removed my wisdom teeth and he did a great job.Dr. Ruder makes sure his clients are comfortable and out of pain. I had questions right afterward of things I didn't think to ask and his office doesn't mind talking to you and helping you any way they can. Dr.Ruder is a great dentist highly...Read More
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Amory,MS – Jun 27, 2017
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He really is good making sure his patients aren't in any pain.
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Amber Self in Plantersville,Ms – Oct 04, 2016
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