About our office
Welcome! Diamond State Dentistry's staff is committed to the quality care of all types of patients through all stages of life. We have a small town approach with the aid of big city technologies. We strive to render superior care and customer service in a comfortable stress free environment.
Meet our team
Dr. Bunting was born in Selbyville and grew up in Dagsboro, Delaware. She graduated first in her class 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 Wi...Read More
Dr. Puddicombe grew up in Harrington, Delaware. After graduating fourth in her class 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 Chris...Read More
Dr. 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....Read More
Roslyn grew up in central Delaware and graduated with High Honors from Lake Forest High School in 1994. Following in her grandmother's footsteps, she also became a hygienist. Upon completion of Delaware Technical Community College's Hygiene Program with a Magna Cum Laude in 2003, Roslyn joined Dr. Bunting as the first hygienist in this practice.
Born in Milford, Delaware and raised in southern Kent County, Leslie is a graduate of Woodbridge High School. She graduated from Pensacola Junior College with her degree in Dental Hygiene and also holds degrees in Commercial Art and Dental Assisting. After many years of living in the deep south, Leslie returned to Delaware in 2003 and became Dr. Bunting's second hygienist in 2004.
Lisa was born in Milford and raised in Greenwood, Delaware. She graduated from Sussex Tech High School and then from Delaware Technical Community College's Hygiene Program in 2002. Lisa started with Dr. Bunting on Fridays in 2004 and became her third full time hygienist in 2005.
Carmen had been employed in multiple fields of dentistry for twelve years before she attended the Delaware Technical Community College's Hygiene Program and graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She sought a position in a friendly office with a hometown feel to it. Carmen is bilingual in English and Spanish and has been with Dr. Bunting since the fall of 2008.
Amanda was born and raised in Milford, Delaware. She graduated from Milford High School in 2008. She spent many hours shadowing the hygienists of Diamond State Dentistry before attending Delaware Technical and Community College. Amanda graduated Cum Laude in 2013 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene and received the Outstanding Clinican Award for her class. She joined Diamond State Dentistry in the fall of 2013.
Heather was born and raised in Seaford, Delaware. She graduated from Seaford High School in 1994. She joined Dr. Bunting's practice in Georgetown in 1998 as her dental assistant and became her office manager in 2001. Heather helped to establish this practice with Dr. Bunting in 2003. Heather runs the day to day operations at Diamond State Dentistry. But, if you are in need of more advanced care, she will meet with you to thoroughly explain the proposed treatments and your financial options. Her ...Read More
Michelle became a Certified Dental Assistant in 1982. In Delaware since 1984, she has worked in multiple fields of dentistry and with Dr. Bunting in Dover from 1992-1997. She has been with this practice since it was opened in 2003. Michelle will work very hard to provide you with convenient appointment times from our array of extended office hours. She is extremely adept at providing you with the appropriate appointment due to her extensive knowledge of dentistry. She loves to talk and is in the...Read More
Sheri was born in Milford and raised in Greenwood. She graduated from Milford High School in 2001. She joined the practice in 2007. Sheri will help you understand your insurance coverage. She files all predeterminations with insurance companies so that coverage for proposed treatments is known prior to your appointments. She will also coordinate any appointments with specialists for you. She is able to do all of this with a smile!
Paige was raised in Milford and graduated from Milford High School in 2010. She completed the Dental Assisting Program at Polytech and joined Diamond State Dentistry in 2014. Paige will welcome you with a smile and hers is the first face you will see when you enter! Her job is to help you with all pertinent paperwork and to assure your comfort while in the reception area!
Amber has lived in Miford, Delaware since she was three years old and is a 2001 graduate of Milford High School. Amber started with Dr. Bunting as a babysitter for her son. She had been an assistant for Dr. Bunting since August 2002 and helped set up this practice in August 2003. She is currently the primary assistant to Dr. Bunting.
Shelly began dental assisting in 1990 and moved to Delaware in 1991. From 1992-1997, she was Dr. Bunting's assistant in the Dover practice where Dr. Bunting started. After eighteen years in that same practice, Shelly joined this practice in 2009. She is currently the primary assistant to Dr. Puddicombe.
Jessica grew up in Delaware and is a 2000 graduate of Lake Forest High School. She began training as an assistant in the summer of 2010. She is part-time and is the secondary assistant to both Dr. Bunting and Dr. Puddicombe.
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Services we provide
At Diamond State Dentistry we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.
We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.