Mariluz Ruiz

6923 12th Ave. Apt 2F

Brooklyn, NY 11228

M: (347)543- 6314


Dedicated Dental Hygienist with extensive experience providing expert dental treatment. Exceptional communication and interpersonal patient skills with a focus on oral hygiene treatment as well as preventive management. Empathetic professional and enthusiastic about dental health who enjoys educating patients on effective dental care habits and behaviors.


  • Preventative Care
  • Protective Sealants
  • Disease Exam/ Screening
  • Dental Charting
  • Oral Cavity Exam
  • Self-Care Programs
  • Stain Removal
  • Patient Management
  • Nutrition Counseling


NYU Langone Medical Health Center, Brooklyn, NY

Dental Assistant                                                                                               09/2004-Present

  • Assist dentist in all procedures including oral evacuations and mouth/tongue

retractions of approximately 30-35 patients daily.

  • Chart all appropriate data of patients during exams and treatments.
  • Develop and mount x-rays according to the type of procedure.
  • Maintain daily schedules to ensure workflow efficiencies and patient flow.
  • Oversee the cleaning, sterilization and maintenance of all equipment and instruments.
  • Provide exceptional oral hygiene care to a variety of patients. Conduct nutritional and personal hygiene counseling as well as educate patients on preventative care to ensure health and wellness


Cobble Hill Senior Home, Brooklyn NY                                               06/2012-03/2013

Nutrition Counselor

  • Conducted nutritional counseling as well as educate patients on preventative care to ensure health and wellness.
  • Worked collaboratively with patients to develop personalized treatment plans.
  • Contributed to diabetes awareness education in collaboration with physicians and other medical staff members.
  • Facilitated small-group workshops on preventive nutrition awareness.


WIC Program (Women, Infants and Children),

Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                   04/2009-06/2009

  • Provided information and advice on breastfeeding.
  • Developed education programs including posters and pamphlets educating

the public on the advantages and techniques for breastfeeding.

  • Distributed information pertaining to food stamps


Dental Liberty, Queens, NY                                                                    01/2002-01/2004

Dental Assistant

  • Assisted in dental procedures for approximately 25 patients on a daily basis.
  • Skillfully prepared restorative materials and dental cement.
  • Expertly constructed models of teeth/mouth and polished models of plastic and plaster impressions.
  • Sterilized instruments using autoclaves and chemical disinfectants to maintain accepted standards.



City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY

Associate of Science, Registered Dental Hygienist – June 2018

Brooklyn College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY

Bachelor of Science candidate in Nutrition – December  2011

NY School for Medical and Dental Assistant, Queens, NY

Registered Dental Assistant – June 2004