Front Office:

Joy Hedge (Office Manager)

Joy joined our team in 2011, she is the smiling face you will meet as you first walk through our door. She has many years of dentistry behind her and still many years ahead of her. If you have any questions regarding insurance, billing or procedures she is always willing to answer them for you. In her time outside of the workplace she loves to spend time with her family and many grandchildren, she is very family oriented. She also loves to travel and shop!




Susan Sander, RDH

Coming soon!

Jaymi Nichols, RDH

Jaymi has been a dental hygienist since 2004. She earned her Associate degree in dental hygiene from Lane Community College and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of Oregon. Jaymi has been with Dr. Rust since 2007. Her goal is to provide each individual client with competent, comprehensive dental hygiene services in a relaxed, caring environment! We are so happy to have Jaymi with us and we know you will too!

Judy Bolling, RDH

Graduated: Lane Community College, Eugene, OR 1983.

Back in 1997, Judy started one day a week with Dr. Rust. She currently works 2 –3 days a week. Judy really enjoys seeing our patients. She especially feels honored when she gets to treat multiple generations of the same family! We start small children at about age 2-4, depending upon their co-operation. We really strive to have them have a good experience. We once had a sweet patient who was 103 years young! So take care of your teeth, you’ll need them a long time! Judy’s hobbies and interests include gardening, boating, travel, cooking, fitness, and art classes. We absolutely adore Judy and so do all of our patients!

Dental Assistants:

Nacole Boyles

Nacole is one of our dental assistants; she has been with our team since 2004. She assists Dr. Rust throughout the clinical treatment process and helps with making sure our patients are comfortable. Nacole also helps coordinates appointments along with answering questions about insurance. In her time outside the office, Nacole enjoys spending time with her family, the outdoors, boating, camping, and shopping! We enjoy working with Nacole and know you will be pleased as well.

Shelley Knox

Shelley joined our dental team in the Fall of 2013. She graduated the Dental Assisting program from Lane Community College in 1990. Shelley took a short hiatus and joined the USMC Reserves, she is no shrinking violet! She still really enjoys dentistry but mostly enjoys caring for and entertaining our patients. While not at work you can find Shelley running the trails, exploring the outdoors or enjoying Harley Davidson Motorcycles.


Fill-In Dental Assistant:


Sterilizing Tech:

Helen Baker

Helen Baker has worked in the dental field for over 40 years, and has worked for Dr. Rust close to 30 years. Now behind the scenes, Helen does sterilizing and once and awhile gets the opportunity to work chair side and touch the lives of our wonderful patients. God had a plan for Helen’s life and says she is very blessed!