Our goal is to provide you with the best dental care possible. We combine our years of experience with friendly compassionate service to ensure you get the highest level of care available. We'll strive to make your dental visit as easy and stress free as possible. We consider ourselves to be life long learners. As we stay abreast of the latest advances in research, treatment and prevention, we'll let you know about them too. We hope you enjoy your healthy, gorgeous smile.
Hi! I'm Marcia.
Marcia graduated from Delaware Technical Community College and has been practicing in Hockessin and the Pike Creek area for 37 years. She has been in Dr. Para's office for 15 years. She lives in Hockessin with her husband, Wayne, and has two daughters, a son-in-law, and two granddaughters. Marcia loves to sew in her spare time.
Hi! I'm Laurie.
Laurie has worked in the dental field for over 25 years, and has worked in this office for 11 years. She graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College in 1988 with academic honors, and during her time there was a member of the Dental Hygiene Honor Society. Born and raised in Delaware, Laurie currently lives in Landenberg, PA with her husband and three children. Whenever possible, she enjoys running, skiing, music, and spending time with her family.
Hi! I'm Tiffany.
Tiffany has worked in the dental field since 1992. She graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College in 2000 and has been practicing in our office ever since. Born in Texas, she has been a resident of Hockessin since 1986, where she lives with her husband, German and three sons, Trey, Michael, and Ethan.
Hi! I'm Kim.
Kim attended the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical Community College, and Immaculata University. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and has been practicing dental hygiene for 37 years. A number of those years were spent in a pediatric dental office giving her valuable experience working with children. Kim is a Delaware native and resides in Pike Creek with her husband Jim.
Hi! I'm Nancy.
Nancy is originally from Lynn, MA, and has been a dental assistant for over 40 years. She has worked in dentistry in Georgia, New Jersey and Florida. In 1991, Nancy moved to Delaware and began working with Dr. Para. In 1992, when Dr. Para opened his own practice in Hockessin, Nancy became part of his original staff, and has been with him ever since. She lives in Bear, DE with her husband, Ralph. She enjoys family, friends, being at the beach, as well as cooking, good food and good wine.
Hi! I'm Cheryl.
Cheryl has been with us since 1997, bringing many years of experience. She started with us part- time and our growing practice has created a full-time position for her. By assisting with the various dental procedures we do in our office, Cheryl enjoys the diversity her career affords. She is a Delaware native and lives in Wilmington with her husband, Ric, and her son, Matthew. She enjoys visiting their home on Lake Wallenpaupack in the Poconos, and spending time with her family.
Hi! I'm Charise.
Charise started working part time in our office in 2003 while attending Wilmington College. In 2004 she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science. She now works with us full time and will be glad to help schedule appointments and answer insurance questions. She lives in Wilmington with her husband, Dave, and enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and going to the beach.
Hi! I'm Gina.
Gina is our newest team member, having joined us in 2014. Gina originally got to know us when she became a patient of our practice in 2005. Now she helps Charise keep our office running smoothly, scheduling patients, and answering insurance questions. She is originally from Michigan where she obtained her bachelor's degree in communication at Central Michigan University. Gina enjoys eating, drinking, and being merry! LOL!