302-234-2728   720 Yorklyn Rd Suite 120 Hockessin, Delaware 19707

Since our practice opened in 1992, our goal has been to provide high quality, personalized dental care to our clients. We think you'll enjoy the comfortable environment of our office featuring state-of-the-art treatment areas overlooking beautiful Stonemill Pond. We will help you to learn about your dental health. If we recommend any treatment, options will be presented to you enabling you to choose a plan which best suits your needs.

Dr Para DDS

Raymond L. Para, DDS

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Para has lived in the Wilmington, Delaware area since 1987. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and receiving several academic awards from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, he went on to complete a Dental General Practice residency at the University of Louisville and Humana Hospital.

He gained valuable experience working in several dental offices until 1992 when he opened his current practice in Stonemill Office Center in Hockessin, Delaware. He has enjoyed "growing" his practice from one treatment operatory to six and from two employees to thirteen. He has served on several committees as a member of the Delaware State Dental Society and was Continuing Education Chairman of the Delaware Academy of General Dentistry for six years. He is also a long-standing member of the American Dental Association.

While away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Barbara and children, Ben and Grace and their multitude of pets. You may see him walking, jogging or fishing in the White Clay Creek Preserve. Occasionally he finds time to get in a round or two of golf.

Dr Senholzi DMD

Alexis Senholzi Levendis, DMD

Dr. Senholzi Levendis earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Originally from Southern New Jersey, Dr. Senholzi Levendis has called Delaware home since completing a General Practice Residency at Christiana Care Health Services (Wilmington and Christiana Hospitals).

Currently, Dr. Senholzi Levendis is an active member of the Delaware State Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Senholzi Levendis attends countless continuing education courses throughout the year, and she maintains dynamic professional relationships through her membership in the New Castle Dental Study Club. In addition, she volunteers her time as an attending dentist in the Department of Hospital Dentistry at the Wilmington Hospital. In this position, she helps to supervise and educate the current dental residents.

Since joining the practice in 2007, Dr. Senholzi Levendis has appreciated getting to know the Hockessin area, as well as the wonderful patients. When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Darryl and their lovable dog. Dr. Senholzi enjoys exercising, swimming, and is always trying to plan her next travel adventure.

Academy of General Dentistry
American Dental Association
Delaware State Dental Society

What Our Patients Say

"I have been going to Dr. Senholzi for the past eight or nine years. I have had challenging issues with my teeth and she has done an excellent job addressing my needs.  She is thorough, efficient and her work is impeccable. She has a wonderful demeanor and is patient with any questions I may have."

This is just a note of gratitude to everyone from Charisse and Gina in front, to the techs Marsha, Kat, Nancy, (and I must not forget Dr. Senholzi and Dr. Para). Everyone is so kind. And I have repaired teeth for my trip to Scotland! I may not be the most willing patient, but I am always comforted to know that patient case is obviously the priority at your practice. You make it all so much easier!

When another professional admires the work of your dentist, you know you have the very best dentist. Thank you Dr. Para for over 15 years of keeping my teeth healthy and beautiful.

"Dr. Para's cosmetic work is beautiful and natural. My smile is now confident and dazzling! My only complaint is why I waited so long."

"My entire family of six have been patients since 2002 and could not be happier. Everyone in the office is friendly, considerate, timely and professional."

"Dr. Senholzi is everything you would want in a dentist. She is patient, kind, and gentle with a wonderful soothing manner. All staff members are warm and friendly, making both adults and kids feel welcome and at ease. I highly recommend this practice for all of your dental needs!"

"In a word, Dr. Para is brilliant. He and all of his staff are wonderfully knowledgeable, patient, and understanding. I have recommended him to everyone I know."

"Choosing Dr. Para as my dentist was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Over 15 years ago, I walked into his office and can say, without exception, that every visit has been a good experience."

"The sleep apnea appliance Dr. Para made for me has been extremely effective in treating my snoring and sleep apnea. I've been able to reduce by blood pressure medications and I'm getting the best sleep I've had in years!"

"Dr. Para was just named one of the top five dentists in Delaware by Delaware Today Magazine."