Meet the Wilmington Office Doctors

Ellie Baker, DMD, FAGD

Dr. Baker was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware and is a graduate of Archmere Academy. In 2001, she graduated from Bucknell University, Phi Beta Kappa, and in 2007, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine as Dean’s Scholar.

After graduating, Dr. Baker completed a General Practice Residency in 2008 at the same hospital where she volunteered as a high school student, Wilmington Hospital, Christiana Care. She continues to volunteer today as a faculty member of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry.

She strives to continue the same philosophy of individual dental care her father and grandfather practiced. Dr. Baker finds it a privilege to treat her patients with their goals and wishes in mind. A continual student, Dr. Baker achieved a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry 2017.

Married to her wonderful husband Jon, she is mother to three daughters as well as several animals. Dr. Baker was named Mrs. Delaware United States 2009 and enjoys practicing her Spanish. She volunteers with the Girls Scouts, Give Kids a Smile, and her local church.

Dr. Baker loves to travel with her family and enjoys skiing, swimming, reading, cooking, and learning about everything.

Treatment Coordinator: Leanna Emig lemig@delawaresmiles.com

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Alexa M. Brancato, DMD

Born and raised in Guilford, Connecticut, Dr. Alexa Brancato was the first in her family to attend college. After receiving her BS degree in Biology from the University of Connecticut, she attended the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Connecticut, receiving her DMD in 2017. Dr. Alexa moved to Wilmington in 2017 for the General Practice Residency program at the Christiana Care Health System. After graduating, Dr. Alexa worked at a general dentistry practice and realized she loves working with children. She joined Dental Associates of Delaware in December of 2019, and will be attending St. Christopher’s Pediatric Dental Residency to become a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist beginning in the summer of 2020.

Dr. Alexa is a member of the American Dental Association, the Delaware State Dental Society, the Special Care Dental Association, and serves on the legislative committee for the Delaware State Dental Society. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, kickboxing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Treatment Coordinator: Leanna Emig lemig@delawaresmiles.com

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Richard D. Bond, DDS

Dr. Bond received his dental degree from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He completed his General Practice Residency at the Wilmington Medical Center/Christiana Care. Dr. Bond has been with Dental Associates of Delaware since 1984 and 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, and was selected by his peers as a Delaware Today Top Dentist.

Dr. Bond is committed to providing the highest quality personalized dental care in a friendly and caring environment. It is especially important to him to spend ample time with each patient, in order to explain treatment options and perform each procedure.

Dr. Bond grew up locally in Claymont, DE where he earned the Eagle Scout Award. He also lead the University of Delaware Marching Band as Drum Major for three years. Dr. Bond enjoys scuba diving, skiing, and bodysurfing at LBI with his family.

Treatment Coordinator: Leanna Emig lemig@delawaresmiles.com

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