Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla

Periodontics
Tampa, FL
32 years experience male

Locations

Periodontal & Implant Esthetics

Tampa, FL

Address

3814 West Azeele Street, Tampa, FL
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My office hours

Tuesday: 7:00am - 3:00pm
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Fax

8138720170

Insurances accepted

Cigna

Periodontal & Implant Esthetics

Tampa, FL

About

Bio

Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla received his dental degree from Harvard University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated <i>Cum Laude</i> (high honors) in 1989, and was the recipient of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists award for excellence in undergraduate Periodontics, and the Quintessence Award for outstanding performance in clinical Periodontics Dr. Ruiz earned a Master’s Degree in Medical Sciences in the discipline of Oral Biology and completed his training in Post-Doctoral Periodontics and Implantology at Harvard University. After graduation in 1991, he was appointed Assistant Clinical Instructor for the Department of Periodontology in the Post-Doctoral Training Program at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ruiz has done extensive research, and pioneer work, in the field of periodontal regeneration, and has extensive experience in procedures leading to the regeneration of the supporting structures of the teeth. He has published several articles in this topic and has lectured nationally and internationally in the subjects of bone grafting and regeneration, Periodontics and Implantology. Dr. Ruiz is the first Periodontist in Hillsborough County to treat periodontitis with the Periolase laser. Dr. Ruiz is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and the Florida Dental Association. He is former president of the Hillsborough County Periodontal Association. His hobbies are snow skiing, hiking, reading and traveling.

Specialties
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Periodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
32 years experience Periodontics
No: Tooth paste have different detergents and antibacterial ingredients specifically tailored to control harmful bacteria of the mouth. The vaginal tract ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
32 years experience Periodontics
No: Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite called sarcoptes scabiei. These mites do not infect the oral cavity (mouth).
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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32 years experience Periodontics
No: There is no evidence that Clindamycin can cause canker sores. As a matter of fact, the cause of canker sores is not known. They are associated with ma ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ruiz de Castilla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ruiz de Castilla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you we were out of for her graduation . I will get her into doctor today. Things always happen on vacation :) again THANS YOU
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Your answer made me feel good, thanks! I have Wegener's & diffuse alveolar hemorrhage. I was sent to Mayo.
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Thanks for the input. The main problem is that I can't afford to see a dentist right now unfortunately.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
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