Lt. Col. Lewis “Rusty” Wayt is a native of Talihina, OK. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma in 1997. In 2002, he earned a DDS degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry. He was awarded a Health Professions Scholarship and commissioned as a Captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps upon graduation. Wayt’s military education includes the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced Courses as well as the Command and General Staff College in residence. He completed the Army’s 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Fort Hood, TX in 2004. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of General Dentistry and Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Previous assignments include Fort Hood; Fort Story, Virginia; Presidio of Monterey, California; Fort Gordon, Georgia; and West Point, New York. Wayt deployed to Iraq with the 502nd Dental Company. Wayt’s awards include Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal 2 campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Ribbon.
Staff Sgt. Nikki Woods is from the neighboring town of Troy, Alabama. She began her military career right out of high school in 2003 and has completed assignments to Germany; Korea; Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Benning, Georgia; and Fort Meade, Maryland. Woods is a 68E, Dental Specialist, with a wide range of Military and Professional Development training and is a graduate of University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services Management. Woods’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, five Army Commendation Medals, six Army Achievements Medals, and the Navy and Marine Achievement Medal. Woods is proud to be a member of the USAACE team and the Fort Rucker Community and is committed to providing the best service to them both.
We are a 22 chair dental clinic and dental laboratory designed to provide First Term Dental Readiness care to the Initial Entry Training Soldiers as well as Readiness and Wellness care for permanent party Soldiers. Services include: annual examinations, dental hygiene, routine general dentistry, endodontic, prosthodontic, surgery and periodontal treatment.
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Sick Call Patients Mon-Fri report at 7:30 a.m.
Building 4405 on 5th Ave and 12th St
Fort Rucker, AL 36362