Dr. Alba established his orthodontic practice in Mechanicsburg over 25 years ago. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology and his Dental Degree (DMD) at the University of Pennsylvania. Following dental school, he entered the US Navy where he completed a General Practice Residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital and gained advanced knowledge in several areas of dentistry. After developing a special interest in orthodontics, he completed his advanced training in the Specialty of Orthodontics and Dento-Facial Orthopedics at S.U.N.Y Buffalo. He is Board Certified and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Board of Orthodontics, The College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. He is a member of and past president of the Harrisburg Area Dental Society. 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.