Endodontics and Periodontics Staff
All our professionals at Endodontics & Periodontics Associates, PA maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in Endodontic and Periodontal treatment
Maria C. Torres, DMD
PeriodontistEndodontics & Periodontics Associates, PA
Dr. Maria Torres earned her Bachelor degree in Biology from University of Puerto Rico in 1985. She attended the School of Dentistry at the same institution and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1989. Dr. Torres completed her education at Columbia University in New York where she received her Certificate in Periodontics in 1995.
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Florida Dental Association
- Florida Periodontal Association
- West Coast Dental Association
- Hillsborough County Dental Association
Alberto A. Ruiz, DMD
EndodontistEndodontics & Periodontics Associates, PA
Dr. Alberto Ruiz obtained his Bachelor Degree in Science from University of Puerto Rico in 1985. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1989. Dr. Ruiz then completed his specialty training at Columbia University where he received his Certificate in Endodontics in 1995. In 1995, Doctors Ruiz and Torres began their private practice in Tampa. They and their three children enjoy the vibrant, active community. Memberships: American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association
Mylene, EFDA Surgical AssistantEndodontics & Periodontics Associates, PA
My name is Mylene, I am a native of Cuba and have resided in Tampa for 27 years. I received my expanded functions certification for Dental Assistant at Concord Institute in 2004. I joined the great team of Dr. Maria Torres at Endodontic & Periodontics Ass. 2 1/2 years ago. My favorite pastime is spending quality time with my two boys David & Kevin who are the joy of my life!!!!!.
Anne, Dental Receptionist
My name is Anne. I have been with Endodontics & Periodontics for over 3 years. I am originally from Connecticut where I worked in a Perio practice for 19 years. I reside in Carrollwood with my husband.
Janice, Dental HygienistEndodontics & Periodontics Associates, PA
My name is Janice & I have been a dental Hygienist for 37 years & have been with Dr. Torres for 10 years. I am originally from West Virginia but have been in Tampa since 1985 and love our great Florida weather!
Zeyda, EFDA Endodontic AssistantEndodontics & Periodontics Associates, PA
Hi, my name is Zeida. I am originally from Cuba. Moved to US in August 1995. I obtained my Expanded Function Degree at UMKC School of Dentistry in Kansas City, MO. I joined Endodontics & Periodontics Team earlier 2004. Been in the dental field for over 31 years. My spare time is dedicated to my two wonderful children Celine and Ryan.
Melissa, Dental Hygienist
Tampa, FL Endodontist
Hi, my name is Melissa Morse. I was born and raised here in Florida. I have been a Hygienist with Dr. Torres for the past 12 years. I reside in Odessa with my wonderful family, my husband and two children.
Tampa, FL Endodontist
I'm a native of Philadelphia, Pa. and have resided in Carrollwood, FL for three years. I have two dogs named Karina and Kobe. I've been in the dental field for 3 years. I love helping people and giving back to the community. I volunteer with non profit organizations, along with being a Hillsborough County Foster parent. I enjoy traveling, the beach and being outdoor as much as possible.