Born and raised in El Paso, Dr. Alex Gonzalez DDS, MAGD has spent his entire career providing quality dental care to the community he grew up in. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1979 and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Texas Dental Branch Houston in 1983.
After completing his studies, Dr. Gonzalez returned to his hometown to establish a dental practice in 1984. Throughout his 36 years of practice, Dr. Gonzalez has been an active member of the dental community, both locally in El Paso and nationwide. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and is an advisor to the El Paso Del Norte component of the Seattle Study Club. Dr. Gonzalez is also a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and serves as the chairperson for the continuing education committee of the Texas Academy of General Dentistry. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors for the Texas Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Gonzalez and his wife, Nancy Semko OD, have been happily married for over 35 years and have two adult children, Ray and Renee. Besides dentistry, Dr. Gonzalez has been a life long sports enthusiast, both as a spectator and athlete. He loves the Houston Astros and is an accomplished cyclist, having completed several 100 mile bike tours. He is currently training to compete in Vätternrundan, an annual 300 km bike race in Sweden.