Dr. Jon A. Ruel, DMD, MscD, a nationally renowned prosthodontist with more than 35 years of experience, has joined Island Dentistry. His specialty deals with comprehensive care, including replacing missing teeth with implants, crowns, bridges and dentures.

He received a certificate in prosthetics and a master’s degree in dental sciences from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, as well as a dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Academy of Osseo-Integration, American College of Prosthodontists and the Massachusetts Dental Society.

Dr. Ruel first came to the Island to assist Island Dentistry’s Dr. Helene F. Schaeffer, who was recovering from numerous shoulder surgeries. Prior to his arrival, he practiced prosthetic dentistry in New Bedford and Porstmouth, R.I. Island Dentistry is accepting new patients by appointment only.

For more information, call 508-696-8426.