Meet Dr. Rouse 





Dr. Rouse graduated from the University of Kentucky Dental School in Lexington Kentucky in 1985. He immediately joined the Army to further study General Dentistry in a one-year General Practice Residency at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. He had several tours in the military as a general dentist, to include serving as the Division Dental Surgeon for the 24th Infantry Division during combat deployment in Desert Shield and Storm. As a general dentist, he had many specialty rotations with board certified specialists to advance his knowledge in all aspects of dentistry. In 1995, he was selected for training in Periodontics at a three-year joint program with the U.S. Army and the Medical College of Georgia. He received his certificate in Periodontics from the Army Periodontics program at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia and a Masters Degree in Oral Biology from the Medical College of Georgia in June 1998. The following year he was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Periodontology.


During his final assignment at Fort Knox, Kentucky, he fulfilled many additional duties as Deputy Dental Activity Commander, Officer-in-Charge of Jordan Dental Clinic (a 20 doctor clinic), Chairman of the Implant Board, Chairman of the Quality Insurance Committee, and Chairman of the Credentials Committee. He was selected as an "A Designator" provider in Periodontics by the Army Surgeon General, was inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit, and has received numerous awards to include the Legion of Merit and Meritorious Service Medal. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, The American Board of Periodontology, American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Association, Charlotte Dental Society, and the Southern Academy of Periodontology.


Dr. Rouse is married and has two children. He enjoys music, computers, the outdoors and family.