Meet The Expert

Dr. Rutherford grew up on the shores of Lake LBJ in central Texas, lettering in tennis and graduating Valedictorian of Marble Falls High School. Dr. Rutherford's office has been ranked in the top one percent of dental practices nationwide! After graduating from Texas A&M with honors, he attended the University of Texas Dental School at San Antonio, finishing in the top quarter of his class shortly before it was ranked as the number one dental school in the nation.

Dr. Rutherford is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Orthodontic Society. He is a Fellow of the Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation, an honor achieved by fewer than 2% of sedation dentists, and mentors other dentists nationwide in sedation techniques. He is also a Diplomat of the American Dental Implant Association, their highest level of recognition awarded to less than 1% of its member dentist.

He has been interviewed many times on local television, and has been heard on the radio for the past 20 years talking about the latest that dentistry has to offer. He has been a frequent contributor to the Odessa American. In fact, Dr. Rutherford was voted the "Best Dentist in Odessa" by the American Readers' Choice poll. An extensive article was written and Dr. Rutherford appeared on the front cover of the Permian Basin Pulse magazine. Dr. Rutherford was featured in Consumer Research Council's "Guide to Americas Top Dentist" in 2004, 2008, 2009 and again in 2010. In 2011 and 2012, Dr. Rutherford was voted a "Texas Super Dentist" by his peers and featured in Texas Monthly magazine.

At the Art of Dentistry, we are dedicated to quality dental care. To schedule a consultation, contact Dr. Rutherford - the gentle doc – today!