Meet the Wilmington Office Doctors

 

 
 

Richard D. Bond, D.D.S.

Treatment Coordinator: Debbie Davis ddavis@delawaresmiles.com

Dr. Bond received his dental degree from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He completed his residency at the Medical Center of Delaware/Christiana Care. Dr. Bond has been with Dental Associates of Delaware since 1984. Dr Bond is a member of the American Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society, and First State Implant Study Group. Along with the previous affiliations, he is also on the dental teaching staff at the Wilmington Hospital of the Christiana Care Health System.

 
 

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Erik S. Bradley, D.D.S.

Treatment Coordinator: Celeste Scott cscott@delawaresmiles.com

Prior to entering private practice in 1991, Dr. Bradley received his dental degree at the University of North Carolina. He then completed his residency at the University of Maryland. Dr Bradley joined the group in 1992. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of Stomatology and the Delaware Academy of Practice Management. Dr Bradley has completed courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and is trained in Neuromuscular Dentistry.

 
 

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Caterina Carafides, D.M.D.

Treatment Coordinator: Ashley Thornton athornton@delawaresmiles.com

Dr. Carafides is a graduate of Drexel University, where she earned her B.S. in Biology and was a member of the University Honors Program, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Captain of the Varsity Women's Lacrosse team. She is also a graduate of the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She has completed her General Practice Residency at the Christiana Care Health System. Dr. Carafides is a member of the Delaware State Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.

 
 

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Richard J. Carroccia, D.M.D.

Treatment Coordinator: Jennifer Gunter jgunter@delawaresmiles.com

A graduate of the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, Dr. Carroccia has practiced restorative and cosmetic dentistry over 12 years. In addition to earning his dental degree, Dr. Carroccia has completed studies at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute. The training he has earned at LVI has encouraged him to concentrate his practice in cosmetics, aesthetics and neuromuscular dentistry. Dr. Carroccia's neuromuscular training allows him to diagnose and treat TMJ problems by utilizing state-of-the-art EMG and Jaw tracking technology. He has also been trained to help patients who suffer from sleep apnea by repositioning the jaw to help the patients breathe better and easier. He is certified in Invisalign and dental lasers. Dr. Carroccia utilizes the iTero system which incorporates impression free procedures. He maintains an active affiliation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The Academy of Graduate Dentistry, The American Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society, the American Academy of Sleep medicine and the First State Implant Study Group. Dr. Carroccia is a staff member and an attending dentist with Christiana Care. In addition to his professional commitments, Dr. Carroccia lectures to the public on cosmetics, neuromuscular dentistry and the latest advances and technology in modern dentistry.

 
 

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Richard S. D'Antonio, D.M.D.

Treatment Coordinator: Lynn Swiatek lswiatek@delawaresmiles.com

Dr. D'Antonio earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from Temple University School of Dentistry. Prior to receiving his dental degree he completed his undergraduate studies at Rowan University, where he received a BA in Biology.  In private practice since 2003, Dr. D'Antonio has extensive knowledge in general and cosmetic dentistry. He welcomes the opportunity to treat children to ensure that their experience visiting the dentist is a pleasant one. Dr. D'Antonio continues to pursue the latest techniques in dentistry by attending courses at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He is a certified provider for both Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. Dr. D'Antonio is a member of the Delaware State Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

 
 

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Mark A. Fortunato, D.D.S.

Treatment Coordinator: Isabella Kim ikim@delawaresmiles.com

Dr. Fortunato, a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, completed his General Practice Residency at the Medical Center of Delaware/Christiana Care and has been in private practice since 1981. As a member of Dental Associates of Delaware since 1986, Dr. Fortunato practices in our Wilmington Office. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Delaware State Dental Society, the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the First State Implant Study Group. Dr. Fortunato has extensive experience in general, reconstructive and aesthetic dentistry. He is a Trustee and Treasurer of the Kennett Pike Association and a past Trustee of the Delaware Art Museum and the Delaware Symphony Association.

 
 

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Christopher J. Tai, D.M.D.

Treatment Coordinator: Ellen Guevara eguevara@delawaresmiles.com

Dr. Tai earned his dental degree in 2002 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Tai completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry and for two years was deployed as a practicing Dentist on board the USS Carter Hall before joining Dental Associates of Delaware in May of 2005. As an experienced General Dentist, Dr. Tai is well trained in the areas of Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Cosmetic Procedures and Invisalign. He places a special emphasis on the treatment of children to ensure that they have a wonderful experience visiting the dentist. In addition to his areas of expertise, Dr. Tai also practices Anxiety-Free Dentistry. With Anxiety-Free Dentistry, Dr. Tai administers a regulated dose of medication which allows the patient to relax yet remain conscious during dental procedures. Dr. Tai's philosophy is one that includes practicing comprehensive, conservative, collaborative dentistry in an environment that puts patients first. He has completed courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies which has afforded him the opportunity to continue his education in the latest advances in dentistry. Dr. Tai is a member of the American Dental Association, the Delaware State Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation.

 
 

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