Dr. Rudd is a board certified diplomate of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). He is credentialed as an oral/facial surgeon with two major hospital systems in Albuquerque. He recently served as President of the New Mexico Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Society.
Dr. Rudd completed dental school at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2008, graduating with honors. He was named the Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Dentistry by the Academy of Osseointegration. He completed a General Practice residency at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City Utah. Four years of oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Denver Health Hospital then followed.
His special interests include wisdom tooth surgery, bone grafting and dental implants, IV sedation, oral pathology, and facial trauma. He is proud to take part in Donated Dental services and volunteers at the Mission of Mercy. Dr. Rudd, who is fluent in Spanish, regularly participates in humanitarian oral surgery trips in Central America. Health Volunteers Overseas has had Dr. Rudd serving as their oral and maxillofacial surgery representative for international humanitarian efforts since 2017.
Dr. Rudd has been married to Laura since 2009. They have five children. You’re most likely to run into them on a trail hiking, watching movies, traveling, enjoying church service, or spending time with their gaggle of children. Laura supports Dr. Rudd’s interests which include being a shamelessly goofy dad and cycling.