Our Doctors


 Dr. Junior A. Dover 




Dr. Dover received his degree in chemistry. He completed his doctoral degree at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., and went on to complete a post doctoral residency in Advanced General Dentistry at Howard University. Committed to remaining on the cutting edge of dentistry, Dr. Dover continually completes advanced education courses in a variety of cosmetic dental procedures.   He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the Delaware Dental Society both New Castle, and Kent counties. 

Dr. Dover is devoted to providing the highest quality of care with a warm, gentle touch. He has attended numerous advanced training courses in cosmetic dentistry and is certified in ClearCorrecttm, the invisible alternative to traditional braces, Laser Whitening, Powerprox 6 Month Orthodontics, and Lumineers. His state-of-the-art dental facility features the latest techniques and equipment in general and cosmetic dentistry which includes: digital x-rays, intra-oral cameras, soft tissue laser, and an advanced sterilization center.

While striving for excellence, Dr. Dover is also committed to patient education and takes every measure to make sure patients understand their dental treatment and their needs are satisfied. His goal is to create healthy, beautiful smiles while keeping his patients comfortable, relaxed, and pain free.

Service to the community and family plays a significant role in Dr. Dover's life.  A proud military veteran, Dr. Dover served 12 years in the United States Army.  He is married to Dr Venetia Dover PhD, and is the proud father of two wonderful kids.  His interests include painting, photography, sports, reading, and spending time with his wife and kids.  His life philosophy is "Live life to leave this world a little better than you entered it."  He is committed to demonstrating this philosophy at Dover Family and Cosmetic Dentistry.                



Dr. Constantine Piperis 








Dr. Gardenia Searcy 





Dr.  Searcy received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry.  She also completed a General Practice Residency at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, DC.  

Dr. Searcy has had an extensive background in dentistry from serving in the US Army Dental Corps, practicing in various community health centers in North Carolina, New York as well as Delaware.  She has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Attending Faculty at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY and Adjunct Faculty at Westwood College in Arlington, VA.

Dr. Searcy also provides dental care to military personnel throughout the year at various military events as a means of giving back.  She is currently the President of the Howard University College of Dentistry Alumni Association.  She also enjoys traveling, reading, biking and spending time with family.

Dr. Searcy is very excited about joining Dover Family and Cosmetic Dentistry and although she has had close to 20 years of experience, she is eager to learn more and serve the communities of Dover and Townsend.