About Us

Welcome to our practice!

Serving Mechanicsburg, Dillsburg, Carlisle, and Camp Hill, PA (Pennsylvania) and surrounding areas - Dr. Fred Alba is your orthodontic specialist, offering quality orthodontics and braces for children, teens, and adults.

You want what's best for your family, especially when it comes to their health. At Alba Orthodontics, we want to give you and your family the best orthodontic care possible for smiles that last a lifetime. Dr. Fred Alba and his staff have built a reputation around treating patients like family. Our practice is known for providing patients of all ages with high quality, comfortable, family-friendly care in a relaxed, state-of-the-art environment. Since 1989, it's been our goal to keep people smiling, and we look forward to sharing in your orthodontic transformation with you.

What makes Alba Orthodontics a different kind of orthodontic practice?
Conveniently located in Mechanicsburg, our practice offers early morning and late afternoon appointments for patients with busy schedules.
Offering a variety of treatment options, Dr. Alba utilizes new technology with Damon® System braces, Insignia™ orthodontics, Invisalign®, and Invisalign Teen™, as well as complex multi-specialty care, corrective jaw surgery, and sleep apnea treatment.
Fun for the whole family, our practice has a coffee bar with fresh cookies baked daily, a children’s play area with age appropriate games such as Leapster learning games and age appropriate videos. A game area for patients equipped with Xbox and Playstation. Wireless Internet access and iPads available for parents accompanying children who have a longer visit.
If you're considering orthodontic treatment for yourself or your child, please feel free to contact our practice and schedule a complimentary consultation. We are happy to answer any questions that you may have and give you a tour of our practice. Our team is proud to welcome you to our practice, and we look forward to working with you.

Meet Our Doctors

I feel privileged to be able to be a member of such a wonderful profession. We are regularly rewarded by being able to give patients the gift of a healthy, beautiful, and confident smile. This is the basis for our byline, -Creating Smiles That Change Lives. I truly feel that the smiles we create are more than beautiful; they are life changing. Making patients feel good about themselves has a tremendously positive influence on their entire life. I feel very fortunate to have gotten to know so many wonderful, unique people and I continue to learn from them on a day-to-day basis.

Bachelors Degree University of Pennsylvania, Magna Cum Laude
Doctor of Dental Medicine University of Pennsylvania
General Practice Residency Bethesda Naval Hospital
Orthodontic Certificate University of Buffalo
Board Certified by The American Board of Orthodontics
Premier Preferred Invisalign Provider

Continuing Education
I am continuously involved in updating my knowledge and techniques through continuing education courses and have recently completed courses updating me on diagnostic and treatment planning, orthodontic lasers, Damon® System, and Invisalign®. I am scheduled to attend numerous continuing education courses this year and next year.

Professional Associations
American Association of Orthodontists
Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
American Dental Association
Past President, Harrisburg Area Dental Society
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

Outside the Office
I have been a resident of Mechanicsburg for 25 years and live there with my wife, Kathy. We have two sons, Jeffrey and Gregory, a dog, Corky, and two cats, Arthur and Ace. I am an avid cyclist, enjoy golfing when I get a chance, and play the guitar from time to time. My wife and I support our local community through the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, the United Way, our local church, and many others. I have also done a number of bike rides to benefit various organizations.


Dr. Jeff Alba grew up here in Mechanicsburg and is a graduate of Cumberland Valley High School. He received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh before completing his DMD at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry.

He continued his training at Temple, where he earned a Certificate in the specialty of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology.


Dr. Alba and his wife, Jillian, live in Mechanicsburg with their two daughters, Sawyer and Claudia, son, Jack, and dog, Lucy.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, and just about anything outdoors.