Dr. Amanda Matthews, Dr. Edward Bayley, and their dental care team invite you to experience dentistry differently. We offer the highest standard of comprehensive, individualized family dental care to all our patients. Here you’ll find a friendly and compassionate environment and the latest dental technology to provide you with a one-of-a-kind dental experience.
At Exceptional Dentistry of Delaware, we don't just treat teeth; we treat the entire patient.
Our Core Values
Dr. Matthews and Dr. Bayley strive to provide high-quality dental care and believes in maximizing your comfort while delivering beautiful and functional results. For Dr. Matthews, your dental care is about more than just your teeth; it is an extension of your overall health and wellness.
Since they take time to listen to each individual’s concerns, Dr. Matthews and Dr. Bayley can create individualized treatment plans that suit your unique needs. Staying up to date with continuing education and new developments in dental technology helps them to provide you and your family with the highest standard of care.
Please take a few moments to get to know our dental care team, then call our Wilmington, DE dental office at (302) 797-1212 to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Amanda Matthews
A native of North Wilmington, Dr. Amanda Matthews has been practicing dentistry in the area since 2012 and is thrilled to open her new practice. She graduated from the Tatnall School and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Delaware, graduating summa cum laude with an honors degree in biology and minors in biochemistry, psychology, and Spanish.
Dr. Matthews went on to complete her dental education at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with multiple honors. She returned to Delaware to advance her training with a residency program at Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital.
For Dr. Matthews, dental care is about more than just teeth; it is an extension of overall health and wellness. She strives to provide high quality, comprehensive, individualized care and believes in maximizing her patients' comfort while providing beautiful and functional results. Dr. Matthews takes time to listen to each individual’s concerns and create a treatment plan that suits their unique needs. Staying up to date with continuing education and new developments in dental technology helps her to provide patients with the highest standard of care.
Dr. Matthews is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Delaware State Dental Society, and is active in local study clubs. She has spent hundreds of hours studying at the prestigious Spear Institute and is a member of their Faculty Club. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, hiking, running, cooking, and spending time with her husband, Brian, and daughter, Ava.
Dr. Edward Bayley
Dr. Edward Bayley was born and raised in Delaware. He graduated from the Tatnall School and from there went on to get an Honors BA in Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware, graduating Summa Cum Laude. During these years, Dr. Bayley was passionate about science and art, and enjoyed painting in the genre of Photorealism. His interest in dentistry began while searching for a career that would combine science and artistry. Dr. Bayley completed his dental education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and from there went into the Christiana Care general practice residency program at Wilmington Hospital.
Dr. Bayley embraces the practice philosophies of evidence-based, conservative and esthetically-driven dentistry. Each patient presents a unique story and has unique needs. Dr. Bayley takes the time to design a treatment plan that meet’s the patient’s goals and addresses their chief concerns.
In his work, Dr. Bayley strives for detail and results that look natural. He stays current with restorative technologies such as Cerec computer-aided design and dental implants. He is active in his local Spear Study Club and the Spear Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Bayley is a member of the Delaware State Dental Society, The American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Bayley enjoys staying in shape by running, hiking, and cross country biking. He is also an avid mineral collector and attends the Tucson Gem and Mineral show annually.
Treatment Coordinator & Front Desk
Marie is a native of Brookhaven, PA and has been working in dental offices for 20 years. What she loves about her job is getting to know the patients and families, as well as building a rapport with them. She also enjoys walking patients through the "fine print" of dental insurance so they have a better understanding of it.
In her free time, Marie likes to spend time with her husband, stepdaughter, and her family.
Barb graduated from Howard High School of Technology with certifications in both Dental Assisting and X-ray Operation. She has been a dental assistant for 17 years, spending the last 8 years working with Dr. Amanda Matthews. What she enjoys about her job is helping and educating patients so they better understand the treatments and services they're receiving.
In her free time, Barb enjoys family time with her husband and 3 kids.