Dr. Ruiz received his undergraduate degree as an honor student in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico. Following his undergraduate studies, he pursued his DMD at the University of Puerto Rico – Medical Science Campus. Dr. Ruiz led the Dental Student Council as President and finished in the top 10% of his class.
He continued on with a General Practice Residency at Tufts University, an Orthodontics Research Fellowship at the University of Connecticut, and earned his Certificate in Orthodontics from Jacksonville University.
As an active member of The American Association of Orthodontics, Dr. Ruiz stays committed to keeping with the latest philosophies and techniques of the Orthodontics specialty.
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