Years of Experience
Dr. Richard J. Tananis
Temple University Dental School
University of Pennsylvania Fellowship
Rick Tananis has committed himself to excellence in dentistry as a student, a practitioner, and as a teacher. He received his bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s College, his dental degree from Temple University and a fellowship in oral medicine from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Tananis began the practice of dentistry in 1983. He has served as an instructor at Temple Dental School, Christiana Care Health System, Delaware Technical and Community College and as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is also a member of the ADA, and is a diplomate of the American Academy of Oral Medicine.
After practicing for 30 years in Philadelphia, he took over the practice of Dr. James Robert Carmean in Laurel, Delaware. In doing so, he was able to fulfill his lifelong ambition to live near the Atlantic Ocean. He and his wife Linda have no children but are close to their 4 nieces.
"One of the most relaxing dental experience I have ever encountered Friendly warm and the kind of atmosphere that you need especially when in pain.The doctor, the staff.For our dental needs,NOW we know where to go . KUDOS to you all. Thank you very Much."
"Good experience. Hygenist, Dentist and Support Staff all very knowlegeable, pleasant and considerate. I had a bad experience at another Dentist long ago and was very reluctant to keep this appointment. But, I am glad i did. It was fine, and my teeth/smile look so much better!"
Lynn B 2/1/2019
This is a new dental practice for me having moved here recently. The entire staff is friendly and caring. I’ve always disliked going to the dentist but this practice helped to alleviate my fears.
Renee C. 1/15/2019
12000 Old Vine Blvd.
Lewes, DE 19958
Monday - Friday 8am-3pm