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


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

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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.

Treatment Coordinator: Leanna Emig