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Dr. Neil McAneny

Dr. McAneny completed his B.A. degree at the University of Delaware and D.D.S. degree at Temple University. He completed his internship in the U.S. Air Force at Laughlin A.F.B.

Dr. McAneny is a member of many dental associations, which include the American Dental Association, AGD, DSDS, Omega Study Club and ICD. Dr. McAneny currently serves as a member of the Delaware State Board of Dental Examiners. He was President of the Delaware State Dental Society during 1984-1985. He is involved in community organizations which include Knights of Columbus and Delaware Pro-Life Coalition.

Dr. McAneny provides long-term care to patients who value good dental health and appreciate our efforts to help them attain that. His philosophy is to treat each individual according to their individual needs and desires.

Dr. McAneny is a native of Delaware. He has lived in Newark since 1972 where he lives with wife Bess and children, Neil C. and Maribeth. When Dr. McAneny is not busy with his patients, he enjoys boating, skiing, and seeing his four grandchildren.

University of Delaware, Bachelor in Arts
Temple University, Doctor in Dental Surgery

American Dental Association, AGD, DSDS, Omega Study Club, and ICD

Dr. Franklin Marsico

  • Completed B.S. degree at Westminster College in PA.
  • Completed D.D.S. degree at Temple University in PA.
  • Completed 2 years at U.S. Navy Hospital, 1961-1963.
  • Completed 1000 hours + continuing education.
  • Was awarded “Best Dentist” (2nd) award for Readers Choice by Wilmington News Journal in 2003.
  • Currently a member of Christiana Hospital at Delaware Division in Wilmington as teaching/faculty.
  • Currently a member of American Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
  • Served as president of DSDC organization between 1969-1971.
  • Have been practicing in Wilmington/Newark Delaware since 1963.
  • General Practice with an emphasis on excellence and cosmetic dentistry.

Do you have a practice philosophy? If so, please explain: To pursue excellence and to achieve excellence.

Share what you enjoy about the practice of dentistry: Donating services to 3rd world countries (Haiti). Continuing education and meeting friends from all over the world. Staying current with new ideas.

Native of: Pittsburgh, PA. Have lived in Wilmington, DE since 1963.

Family members: Wife Peggy, daughter Lisa, daughter Michelle, son Frankie, and two grandchildren.

Leisure activities: Captain-Westminster College Tennis Team, golf, fishing, private pilot, scuba diving, travel, USPTA (certified tennis instructor).

Currently involved in the following community organizations: Donating dental services to Christiana Hospital interns.

Dr Bent picDr. Nathaniel Jon Bent  

  • B.S. degree at  St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
  • DDS degree at Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at University of Maryland Dental School.
  • 2004-2005, 1 year of General Practice Residency at Christiana Care Hospital.
  • Completed 125 + hours CE.
  • Member of ADA, AGD, and DSDS.
  • Practicing in Wilmington/Newark since 2005. Specializes in General Dentistry/ Cosmetic Dentistry.

Practice Philosophy: To provide predictable quality dentistry in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

Enjoy Dentistry: The chance to work with people and improving their overall health.

Native of: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Have resided in Long Beach CA and Baltimore MD. Resided in Wilmington since 2004.

Hobbies: Music, Travel, Art, Outdoor Activities/Sports.

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Barksdale Dental
Dentists Neil G. McAneny, DDS,
Franklin Marsico, DDS, and
Nathaniel J. Bent, DDS
Barksdale Professional Center
625 Barksdale Road, Suite 117
Newark, DE 19711
Phone: 302-731-4907