The Doctors

Dr. Lucinda K. Bunting

Dr. Lucinda K. BuntingDr. Bunting was born in Selbyville and grew up in Dagsboro, Delaware.  She graduated from Indian River High School in 1982 and from the University of Delaware in 1987.  She received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1991 where she also taught in the Operative Dentistry, Pathology, and Emergency departments.  After graduation and induction into the National Dental Honor Society, OKU, she completed the General Practice Residency at Wilmington Hospital in 1992.  Dr. Bunting practiced for over ten years in a group practice in Dover and then Georgetown, Delaware.  In 2003, she started this solo practice in Milford, Delaware.  She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Delaware State Dental Society and the Kent-Sussex Dental Society. She has recently served on the Delaware State Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene and has been featured in DELAWARE TODAY magazine as one of the 2015 Top General Dentists in Delaware. Since she and her husband became aware that their son had autism, she has also been very active in autism advocacy and fundraising for groups such as Autism Delaware.  She and her husband and son live on a farm in Greenwood and enjoy quiet summers on the Delaware Bay in their Slaughter Beach cottage. 

                                                                Dr. Andrea N. Puddicombe

Dr. Andrea PuddicombeDr. Puddicombe grew up in Harrington, Delaware.  After graduating from Lake Forest High School in 2000, she achieved a Magna Cum Laude as a Biology Major/ Chemistry Minor at Salisbury University in 2004.  After graduation, Dr. Puddicombe moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in 2008 .  After moving back to Delaware and completing the General Practice Residency at Christiana Care Hospital in 2009, she began private practice here at Diamond State Dentistry and became a partner in 2014.  She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Delaware State Dental Society and the Kent-Sussex Dental Society, and has been featured in DELAWARE TODAY magazine as one of the 2016 Top Cosmetic Dentists in Delaware. Dr. Puddicombe enjoys working with children and volunteers her time each year for Give Kids A Smile.  When not practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters, going to the beach, practicing yoga, and traveling. She currently resides in Camden with her family.

 

Dr. Philip O. Sels

Dr. Philip SelsDr. Philip O. Sels was born and raised in the Milford-Felton area and is the son of Willy Sels and Milford pediatrician, Dr. Teresa Keller. After graduation in 2004 from St. Thomas More Academy, he attended Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania where he achieved a B.S. in Biology and a Minor in Studio Art in 2008. Dr. Sels received his D.M.D. Degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in 2012 and completed a General Practice Residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown in 2013. He joined Diamond State Dentistry in 2013 and became a partner in 2017. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Delaware State Dental Society, and the Kent-Sussex Dental Society. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and performs most procedures including the placement and restoration of implants. Dr. Sels has an avid interest in planes and flying. He and his wife currently reside in Magnolia and they enjoy time on the beach, boating and fishing, and entertaining friends.

                                                                      Dr. Halleh Asadpour

Dr. Halleh AsadpourDr. Halleh Asadpour was born in the suburbs of Houston, Texas but was raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She attended Temple University where she first received her B.S. in Biology in 2007 and then continued on as an "Owl" at Temple's Kornberg School of Dentistry and earned her D.M.D. degree in 2012. She completed a General Practice Residency at Virtua Dental Center in Camden, New Jersey in 2013, was then in private practice, and joined Diamond State Dentistry as an associate dentist in 2017. Dr. Asadpour is a member of the American Dental Association and the Delaware State Dental Society. She continues to take advanced continuing education courses in root canal therapy, oral surgery, and implantology. She has plenty of experience working with young children and easing the anxious dental patient. When she is not busy with dentistry, Dr. Asadpour is an avid traveler and continues to enjoy learning about different cultures. When she is not traveling to another country, she spends her time serving her local neighborhood community and visiting with her family and close friends.