Meet Our Team
Dentist Wilmington, Delaware
The dentists of Smile Solutions by Emmi Dental Associates, located in Wilmington, Delaware, are highly driven to provide top-notch dental services for the whole family in a comfortable, relaxed environment. We have many conveniences to help take the anxiety out of your dental visits; our friendly staff is highly skilled and sensitive to your needs; and we offer no-interest financing through CareCredit® so you can get the dental care your family needs without waiting.
Jeffrey J. Emmi, D.M.D.
Providing premier dentistry with a personal touch for over 17 years, Dr. Jeffrey Emmi feels that the most rewarding part of his job is interacting daily with his patients and staff. Born in Wilmington, Dr. Emmi earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Temple University School of Dentistry in 1990. He subsequently founded Smile Solutions by Emmi Dental Associates based on his personal practice philosophy that when a dentist makes the effort to "treat people nice and do good dentistry, everything else seems to fall in line." To ensure he remains at the forefront of modern dentistry, each year Dr. Emmi takes more than the number of continuing education hours required by the state dental board. He has served as President of the Delaware Academy of General Dentistry and is a member of the Delaware State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. In his spare time, Dr. Emmi enjoys participating in sports, including golf, fishing, and tennis, and he takes particular pleasure in spending time with two daughters and son.
Laura Dougherty, D.D.S.
Dr. Laura A. Dougherty, finds that the most rewarding aspects of her chosen career are being able to help ensure patients have a comfortable dental experience and seeing her patients gain confidence when they see their newly restored, beautiful smiles. Born and raised in Delaware's Sussex County, Dr. Dougherty earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Delaware in 2001 before going on to study dentistry at the University of Maryland's Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, achieving her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 2006. After completing her General Practice Residency with the Christiana Care Dental Residency Program, she went into private practice and joined Smile Solutions by Emmi Dental Associates in 2007. A member of the American Dental Association, the Delaware Academy of General Dentistry, and the Delaware State Dental Society, Dr. Dougherty resides in Delaware with her family.
Jeff Bartoshesky, D.M.D.
Jeff Bartoshesky, D.M.D., graduated from St. Mark's High School in 2004. He attended college at Salisbury University in Maryland, graduating in 2008. Dr. Bartoshesky went on to attend Nova Southeastern University: College of Dental Medicine located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, graduating in 2013. Following dental school, Dr. Bartoshesky completed his post-graduate dental residency at Christiana Care Health System, which is one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic, serving all of Delaware as well as bordering counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. When not helping patients, Dr. Bartoshesky enjoys spending time with his family, working out, mountain biking, visiting Delaware's many beaches, and stand-up paddle boarding. Following in his grandfather, Walter Bartoshesky's, footsteps, who practiced dentistry in Wilmington, Delaware for over 40 years.