Quality Dental Care for You and Your Family

Welcome to Tigani Dentistry, Your Dentist in Wilmington, DE, DE

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James V. Tigani III, D.M.D., P.A. has been serving the people of New Castle County since 1975. He along with his daughter Kristin M. Tigani-Taylor D.D.S and son James V. Tigani IV D.D.S practice General and Cosmetic Dentistry for you and your family. Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest quality dentistry in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Our experienced staff take pride in making your dental visit as pleasant and comfortable as possible. in addition, our services are affordable to you with the acceptance of most insurance plans including Delta PPO, Guardian PPO, Aetna PPO, and Cigna PPO.

We are always welcoming new patients and we would love to have you as part of our dental family.  Please explore our web site to learn more about us.  You can find information about our staff, our office, and the procedures and services that we offer.

If you have any questions please call us.  We love hearing from our patients and anyone who may be interested in becoming one.

** We also offer military and senior citizen discounts**

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Tigani Dentistry's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

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Meet Our Staff

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  • Dr. James V. Tigani IV

    Dr. James V. Tigani IV joined the practice as a dental assistant in 2008. He has completed his training as a dentist and joined the staff as a dentist since August 2015.

    Jimmy was born and raised in Delaware. He attended high school at Archmere Academy and received a B.A. in Physics from Villanova University while working at this office during the summer months.

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  • Allison Tigani-Hanson
    Lab Technician

    Allison graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Delaware in 2001. She originally was a chair-side assistant for her father Dr. James V. Tigani III for four years. She left to pursue a Dental Lab Technology degree in Richmond, VA. In 2007, she graduated from J. Sargeant Reynolds where she graduated first in her class and received an academic tuition scholarship for her last semester. She passed the National Board for Certification in Dental Lab Technology in April 2007. She worked for two commercial labs in Pennsylvania where she was a ceramist and metal finisher. She then rejoined the practice in 2009 as an in-house technician. Allison specializes in adding porcelain to crown and bridge work as well as fabrication of night guards and retainers.

  • Lori Facciolo
    Financial Coordinator

    Lori has been with our practice since 2004. She graduated form the Dental Assisting Program at Delcastle Technical High School in 2005. She placed 5th in the Nation at the VICA Skills USA competition for Dental Assisting her senior year. She is one of our main assistants and is very knowledgeable with all aspects of the dental assisting field. Her outgoing personality compliments her experience and skill. 

  • Kristin M. Tigani-Taylor D.D.S.

    Dr. Kristin Tigani-Taylor joined her father's practice in July 2010. As a general dentist, you will find that she is a caring clinician. Dr. Tigani-Taylor listens to your needs and wants to make sure you receive the treatment that is best for you.


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  • James V. Tigani III, D.M.D., P.A.

    James V. Tigani III, D.M.D., P.A., established his practice in 1975, and many of his patients have been with him almost since the beginning. With their confidence in Dr. Tigani's dentistry his patients have been the biggest referral source. Dr. Tigani and his dedicated employees have built a reputation of providing quality dentistry in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. During your visit you will be informed and educated about all your dental needs. The goal of Dr. Tigani is to make each dental visit an enjoyable one. Dr. Tigani is continually taking Continuing Education courses as well as being on the faculty at University of Maryland Dental School to keep abreast of the latest advances in dental technology.


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Primary Location

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed