Laura A. Dougherty, D.D.S.

Meet Dr. Dougherty

Laura A. Dougherty, D.D.S.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 Newark, Delaware with her family.  In her free time she enjoys watching her daughter’s sports games, going to professional hockey games, going to the Delaware beaches, and working out.