Our Staff

Dentist in East Lansing, MI

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Brian Ruster, D.D.S.

Michigan State University (B.S.)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (D.D.S.)


  • General practice residency at the University of Rochester, New York
  • Former faculty member of University of Rochester


  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Central District Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of General Dentistry
  • Michigan Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Ruster has been in practice since 1993.

Our Staff

Julie - Office Manager/Certified Dental Assistant - Baker College

Julie comes with 18 yrs of Dental experience, 9 of those years have been with our practice.  She has two boys 23 and 14 and lives in Corunna with her 14 year old son.

"I have been in the dental field for many many years.  I have enjoyed it from the very beginning, especially since joining Dr. Ruster's office.  It is a great place to work, we are truly a dental family.  I love the summer time and spending time with my family and friends."

Lorrie-Registerd Dental Hygienist

Lorrie is a wonderful asset to our office, and comes with over 20 yrs of Dental experience.

Lynette- Registered Dental Hygienist

Lynette has recently joined our dental family, and we couldn't be more happy.  She comes with 10 yrs Dental Hygiene experience.  She lives in DeWitt and has been married for 16yrs, and has twins a boy and girl.

"In 2003 I decided to make a career change from my BBA to a Registered Hygienist.  In 2006 I received my degree/license in Dental Hygiene from Wharton Junior Community College in the state of Texas.  Four years ago my husband and our 7 year old twins moved from Texas to Michigan.  I am so excited to be part of Dr. Ruster's team on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  I look forward everday to helping, educating and inspiringevery patient with their healthy smile.  In my spare time I love hanging out with my husband and our twins.  I love watching my kids play soccer, riding my horse, going to our cabin fishing, wathcing funny movies and laughing with my girlfriends."

Carrie- Dental Assistant

Carrie comes with 6 yrs of Dental experience, she has been married for 19 yrs to an amazing man Jay and has three awesome kids, Stone, Emorie and Ohlen.

"I have been an assistant for 6 yrs.  I was a stay at home mom for years.  Once my kids were old enough I wanted a career that allowed me to work with people and have a flexible schedule.  Dentistry has been a great fit.  I enjoy being creative and working with my hands.  I enjoy spending time with my family and I love the outdoors including; hiking, hunting and running."

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Office Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM