Sarai Ruiz Nieves, DMD


Dr. Sarai Ruiz Nieves, was born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She graduated with honors from a bachelor’s degree in General Science with a Minor Biology in 2005 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico. Later, in 2009, she obtained her Doctors in Medical Dentistry from the University of Puerto Rico.

Dr. Ruiz preceded to broad her spectrums, by doing a General Practice Residency and Hospital Dentistry in the Ohio State University. Through her 2 year residency program, she was able to perform full-mouth restoration, cosmetic cases, and the restoration of implants. After her residency, she was also able to be part of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, expanding her dental care knowledge, to manage and treat children in a more comprehensive way.

Dr. Ruiz, sees dentistry as one of her biggest passions. She understand that getting dental work can be overwhelming and tries to treat each patient with understanding and compassion, so that all their needs are met.

In 2014, she and her husband moved to Connecticut, where she has been practicing since. She lives in New Haven with her husband and 2 dogs, Apollo and Falkor.

In her spare time, Dr Ruiz enjoys training for marathons, traveling, and hiking with her dogs. She also enjoys the occasional Star Trek marathon and the sporadic Netflix binge.