Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Alon Bekerman

Dr. Bekerman lives his passion by delivering beautiful smiles and improving patients’ oral health, appearance, and function of their smiles. He believes that being in a community is such an important part of life. He truly enjoys getting to know his patients on a personal level to develop a trust that becomes the foundation of the doctor-patient relationship. He believes that although dentistry starts in the office, providing patient education and making patients part of the team is paramount to long-term success.

Dr. Bekerman puts a major emphasis on ethical patient care as being his main priority when providing treatment. His open and easy communication style both engages and educates his patients, while his sensitivity and genuine care help even the most anxious of patients feel at ease. His dedicated staff is there to make every visit smooth and comfortable from beginning to end.

On his free time, he enjoys cycling and the gym as well as spending time with family and friends. Dr. Bekerman makes a commitment to stay up-to-date with the constantly evolving dental profession to provide the most effective treatment to his patients. He is also fluent in both English and Hebrew.

Dr. Joseph Lutz was born in Philadelphia, and raised in Southampton, PA. He knew  from a young age that he wanted to be a dentist. He attended the University of  Pittsburgh to receive his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Lutz then went back home to complete his dental education at the Temple University  Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia and now is living his dream of practicing  where he grew up.

Dr. Lutz is a huge Philadelphia sports, who loves to watch his teams every chance he  can. He enjoys trying different restaurants, exercising at the gym, and spending time with his family and friends. Dr. Lutz loves treating patients as if they have been friends for life. He is extremely  enthusiastic about dentistry and is constantly trying to make his patients’ experience as best as he can. He finds that getting to know every person ultimately helps to deliver the best possible care for their individualized needs. He feels that the dental industry is constantly evolving, so he is dedicated to staying up to date on all the newest  technology, materials, and protocols.

Dr. Richard D. Ruden

Dr. Richard D. Ruden has practiced dentistry in South Jersey for 40 years focusing on general, cosmetic, reconstructive, and implant dentistry. He received his dental degree in 1983 from Farleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dr. Ruden has extensive training in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry using the latest techniques including the Fotana laser, allowing him to add laser-assisted cosmetic facial surgery to his resume. 
Dr. Ruden’s philosophy toward dental treatment is to educate patients about their dental condition so that they possess the knowledge to decide on the treatment options available to them. His primary focus is patient comfort and painless dentistry. His commitment to dentistry has earned him the distinction of becoming listed in the Guide to America’s Top Dentists by the Consumers’ Research Council of America from 2003-present as well as multiple years on New Jersey Magazine’s list of Top Dentists. Dr. Ruden continues to strive for dental excellence by taking extensive continuing education in esthetics, implant placement, and restoration, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry. In his free time,
Dr. Ruden enjoys watching sports and is an avid pickle-ball player. He and his wife, Wendy, enjoy frequent trips to sunny Florida where they vacation with family relaxing.

Growing up, Ta’Ronn L. Earl has been a native of South Jersey, where he lived in Mt. Laurel and attended Lenape Regional High School. After graduating, Dr. Earl went on to study Microbiology and Chemistry at the University of Miami (FL). He then pursued a graduate degree in oral biology from the University of California, Los Angeles before attending Howard University for dental school. He has been fortunate to live in many areas of the country and meet people from all walks of life. Dr. Earl has grown up as a passionate Philadelphia sports fan, with other interests in Track & Field and Formula 1 racing. His hobbies include traveling, art history, cooking, and aviation. Dr. Earl’s scope of care ranges from crowns, bridges, root canals, extractions, and dentures to Invisalign and implant dentistry. He has a love for continuing education with hopes of one day teaching as a dental school professor.

Dr. Tank was born and raised in New Jersey where he attended Rutgers University for undergrad.  After deciding to pursue dentistry, he came to Philadelphia to attend Temple University School of Dentistry.  He enjoyed Philly so much that he decided to stay and practice in the area after getting his degree.

In his free time, Dr. Tank enjoys lifting, exploring Philadelphia and New York City, and spending time with friends and family.  He loves to laugh, and many patients remember him for his humorous personality.  He also likes to build relationships with patients to make them feel comfortable with dental treatment.  Dr. Tank understands the constant progression of the dental industry and makes it a point to continue learning in order to deliver the best care to his patients.