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.
Dr. Lena Jia, DDS
Dr. Lena Jia is a native of Montgomery County, Maryland. She graduated from Duke University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, however it was a mission trip sparking an interest in oral health that steered her into dentistry. She then obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at University of Maryland School of Dentistry, receiving further implant restorative training through the implant clerkship program. There she was also inducted into the Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society and Gamma Pi Delta Honor Society, and was selected as a provider for the Smiles for Success Program as part of the American Association of Women Dentists. She has since completed a post-doctorate General Practice Residency program at Christiana Care Health System, and is a current member of the American Dental Association and Delaware State Dental Society.
Outside the clinic, Dr. Jia enjoys traveling, hiking, and dancing. She also loves to cook and try out new recipes from all different cuisines.
Dr. Christopher J. Tai, DMD
Dr. Tai earned his dental degree in 2002 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Upon graduation, Dr. Tai also completed an additional one year of Advanced Education in General Dentistry with the United States Navy. Serving this country, he was deployed for two years as a practicing Dentist on board the USS Carter Hall before joining Dental Associates of Delaware in May 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. Having a great experience also extends to the anxious dental patient. Do you have dental anxiety? Dr. Tai has options when it comes to your comfort, ask about sedation dentistry. He also continues to add services, like dental implant placement surgery, to ensure patients get high quality dental treatment all in the same office without having to go anywhere else. Dr. Tai’s philosophy is one that includes practicing comprehensive, conservative, collaborative dentistry in an environment that puts patients first. 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.