Alex Ruch, DMD is a Philadelphia native. Dr. Ruch attended the University of Pennsylvania for both undergraduate and graduate studies, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors distinction in Biology, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Alex has been recognized with several awards from the Academy of Gold Foil Operators and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, including the Dr. Leonard Abrams Award given to the top predoctoral candidate in operative dentistry.

Alex commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy in 2011. He completed Officer Development School in 2012 and upon graduating dental school in 2015, was promoted to Lieutenant. While serving on active duty, Alex was stationed at the Naval Station Norfolk and New London Submarine Base. He completed his commitment to the Navy and remains as inactive duty. Alex then returned to Penn where he received his Certificate in Endodontics.

When he is not working, Alex enjoys spending time with his family and is also a commissioned painter.