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Dr. Richard Rutecki, DDS, FICOI


Dr. Rutecki graduated UIC Dental School in Chicago, IL in 2001. He has been in dentistry since 1989 in the US Air Force first as a dental assistant and then as a dentist after graduation. After getting out of the active duty Air Force he worked in Florence, SC for a brief period before opening his office in Goose Creek, SC in April 2007. Dr. Rutecki has a real passion for helping people regain their confidence and happiness by rebuilding smiles.  Malena coordinates much of the marketing and business supplies, serves as part-time office manager, and is our medical assistant as well. Dr. Rutecki, wife Malena, daughter and 2 toy dogs (Yankee and Rebel) live in the Summerville area.  Dr. Rutecki and his family attend the Ridgeville Church of God (



CDS- Christian Dental Society (life member)

AGD- Academy of General Dentistry

AAFE- American Academy of Facial Esthetics

AACD- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

ADA- American Dental Association

SCDA- South Carolina Dental Association

ICOI- International Congress of Oral Implantologists

ALD- Academy of Laser Dentistry

As well as many local sponsorships


Office Administrator/Medical Assistant/Marketing Advisor
Front Desk Administrator


Daughter, part-time helper