Dr. Xavier-Fructuós Ruiz graduated from dentistry at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) in Barcelona, Spain. He also obtained the European Master in Endodontics 3-year full time program and the Master’s Degree in Dental Research from the same university. In 2018 he was a visiting doctoral researcher at ACTA (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). He is currently developing his studies for the PhD.
In 2016 Xavier-Fructuós Ruiz won the 2nd best case award of Style Italiano Endodontics. In 2017 he won the best clinical case presentation award at the Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE, Brussels, Belgium). In 2018 que won the best scientific article published in 2017 at the XXII National and IX International Congress of the SEOC (Seville, Spain). Furthermore, in 2020 he received the Journal of Endodontics Publication Award 2019 for the best published systematic review.
Dr. Ruiz is an associate professor at UIC and has contributed as an author in scientific publications related to endodontics in national and international journals with high-impact factor. He is an active member of the Spanish Society of Endodontics (AEDE) and a specialist member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE). Furthermore, he is a KOL of Dentsply Sirona Endodontics and lectures in national and international congresses. Since 2020 he is a Style Italiano Endodontics Silver Certified Member.
The separation of a file during a root canal treatment is a complication with an incidence ranging from 0,4-5% of cases. The evidence has shown that the outcome of root canal treatment lowers if the broken file doesn’t allow a proper disinfection and obturation of the root canal space or if the file breaks at […]
Dens evaginatus (DE) is an unfrequent anomaly of the occlusal central groove or lingual ridge of the buccal cusp of posterior teeth described as an abnormal tubercle. Although its occurrence is rare, this entity is more prevalent in asian patients. Due to the anatomy of the tubercle (which contains pulp tissue), occlusal interferences can cause […]
Pulp canal obliteration or calcific metamorphosis is a pulpal response to trauma characterized by a rapid deposition of hard tissue within the canal space. It can occur as a result of chronic trauma like attrition or abrasion. In cases where endodontic treatment is needed, canal location and further instrumentation presents a great challenge to the […]
IrriFlex® has appeared on the market to change our current irrigation protocols. Its main advantages like its flexibility, its ability to reach the apical part of the root canal system adapting to any curvature, its size and its simplicity to use it have made from this needle a revolution in disinfection if compared to traditional […]
Internal root resorption is an inflammatory condition that produces the destruction of hard dental tissues. For the resorptive process to take place, two conditions have to occur simultaneously. First of all, predentine layer has to be damaged and expose the mineralized structures of the tooth to the osteoclastic cells and secondly, there is a need […]