Son joins father’s dental practice in Fulton

Dentist Benjamin Fruce, left, has joined Advanced Dental Arts in Fulton, a practice owned by his father, Frank Fruce.

Dentist Benjamin Fruce has recently joined Advanced Dental Arts (ADA) in Fulton as a full-time dentist. The practice is owned by his father, dentist Frank J. Fruce. 

“I am extremely pleased to welcome my son, Ben, to our family practice,” Fruce said. “Patients are enjoying his friendly manner, youthful energy and total focus on their care. His mom, Gabriela, also works at the practice and we both couldn’t be more proud.”

Benjamin Fruce, a Fulton native, earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from LeMoyne College in 2017 and his DDS from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2021. He completed a one-year general practice residency at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, which encompassed all phases of dentistry, including cosmetic, endodontic, pediatric, periodontal, oral surgery and implant dentistry.

He has also completed the advanced implant program sponsored by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, (AAID), which encompasses all aspects of implant surgery, including implant restorations and management of implant complications. 

He is an associate fellow with the AAID and a member of the American Dental Association and the NY State Fifth District Dental Society. He also enjoys being outdoors, hockey, cooking, and spending time with his family.

Frank Fruce, a Fulton native with more than 25 years of experience in dentistry, received his doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. He is a member of the Oswego County Dental Society, American Dental Association and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is also an attending dentist at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center and volunteers at its dental clinic where he teaches and mentors first-year dentists in the residency program.