Dentist in Sebring, FL
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Albert Ruiz
Dr. Albert Ruiz is a unique kind of dentist. Well regarded by his patients for his thoroughness, he takes the time to listen to your needs and expectations and provides you with the best possible treatment options that are within your financial reach and comfort.
Dr. Ruiz is dedicated to advanced dental procedures in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and provides his patients with a gentle, caring and comprehensive approach to oral health. He believes that good oral health is key to overall health. He spends time in educating his patients on the effects of poor oral health and possible interactions with existing systemic diseases.
Born in New Jersey, he lived most of his childhood in Puerto Rico. After attending college and completing a bachelor’s degree in biology, he moved to Washington D.C. where he attained his Doctorate in Dental Surgery at Howard University School of Dentistry in 1991. Soon after his graduation he moved to Florida and started his practice in Sebring in 1991.
He enjoys spending time with his wife and the company of his close friends and medical colleagues. He also enjoys travel, music, dancing, cooking, racquetball and training.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association and Highlands County Dental Society. He volunteers his time and dental skills to the non-profit Christian organization Samaritans Touch in Sebring. He speaks English and Spanish fluently.
Dr.Ruiz and staff look forward to having you become part of his dental family.
Keila - Hygienist
Keila is a Registered Dental Hygienist who has been with Dr. Ruiz for 8 years. Keila graduated from South Florida Community College Hygiene Program. Keila is a motivated hygienist and loves keeping up to date with the latest technologies and procedures in her field. Her favorite part of hygiene is helping her patients achieve optimum oral health. "The best part about this job is the relationship I have made with our wonderful patients."
Joanne - Office Manager
Joanne has been a vital member of our team for more than 13 years. Joanne is our office manager and works behind the scenes with matters of insurance and patient finances. She spends a great deal of time understanding many insurance policies and improving many facets of the practice. She is relentless in maximizing customer care and service for our patients. You will always get a warm welcome from Joanne. Feel free to approach her with any questions you might have. Joanne and Jeannie work together in scheduling for both Dr. Ruiz and the hygienist.
Emily - Dental Assistant
Emily has been Dr. Ruiz's certified dental assistant for the past six years. She takes tremendous pride in being able to put patients at ease when they visit us for dental treatment. Emily comes to work everyday excited about the services and enhanced care we provide at our office. When Emily is not at work, She enjoys saltwater fishing and shopping for the latest trends.
"Working in this office has given me the opportunity to love my job and provide assistance to the people who are in need of dental care."