mechanicsburg orthodontics

Meet Fred Alba, DMD

Board-Certified Orthodontic Specialist

Dr. Alba established his orthodontic practice in Mechanicsburg over 25 years ago and has been creating beautiful smiles ever since.


Education & Experience

Dr. Alba received his undergraduate degree in biology and his dental degree (DMD) at the University of Pennsylvania.

Following dental school, he entered the US Navy and completed a general practice residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital, where he gained advanced knowledge in several areas of dentistry.

After developing a special interest in orthodontics, he completed his certificate in the Specialty of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at S.U.N.Y. Buffalo.

He is board-certified and a member of the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction held by only a small number of orthodontists.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board Association
  • Harrisburg Area Dental Society (past president)
  • Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists

Outside of the Office

Dr. Alba and his wife Kathy have two children, Jeff and Greg. He enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and occasionally playing a game of golf.