Meet Dr. Rick Rodig
Modesto’s Choice for Dental Care
Sometimes what looks like a tragedy turns into a life changing, positive experience. For Dr. Rick Rodig, that is absolutely true. In 1995, an office fire destroyed the practice he and his wife had worked hard to build. The fire was devastating, but it caused Dr. Rodig to start thinking about the practice of his dreams. He wanted a practice that was about people and their individual hopes and needs, not about getting patients in and out as fast as possible. Dr. Rodig wanted to know his patients, to make a difference in their lives. Advanced Training It was this fire that eventually led Dr. Rodig to discover the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. At LVI, he eagerly pursued an education in modern cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. It was exactly the training he had been looking for and he completed numerous intensive courses, earning the prestigious title of “Master Aesthetic Dentist.” Dr. Rodig believes that education is a lifelong pursuit, and plans to continue his LVI education in the months and years to come. Education Dr. Rodig earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, and his dental degree from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. After a brief associate-ship, Dr. Rodig purchased his practice in Modesto and has called the area home ever since. Associations Dr. Rodig is an involved member of numerous professional organizations including: the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the Stanislaus Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Rodig enjoys relaxing with his wife, Lynda while engaged in outdoor activities, including fly fishing, scuba diving, organic gardening, raising chickens, bike riding, and playing with the family dogs.