Adam Sydell, DMD

Meet Dr. Sydell

Dr. Adam Sydell

Dr. Adam Sydell was born and raised in Dover, DE.  He attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology.  Following his undergraduate studies, he obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA.  Dr. Sydell graduated dental school receiving top honors, Summa Cum Laude, and was selected for induction into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.  Following his time at Temple University School of Dentistry, he sought to continue his dental education by attending a General Practice Residency at Christiana Care Hospital.  During his time at Christiana, he studied under Dr. Howard W. Zucker, receiving advanced training in single and multiple implant prosthetics. 

Additional residency training also included providing oral health care to medically compromised patients and participating in a multidisciplinary committee for the treatment of head and neck cancer patients at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center.  Dr. Sydell attends the Kois Center in Seattle, WA annually; a center for continuing education in advanced training, founded by the world-renowned scholar and dental clinician Dr. John Kois.

Dr. Adam Sydell & Family

Returning home in 2009, he joined Dr. Sean Mercer, Dr. Andy Mercer, and Dr. Tom Mercer at Mercer Dental Associates in Dover.  In 2012, Mercer and Sydell Dental was established in Milton, DE and recently completed an addition and renovation project doubling the size of their state of the art facility. 

Dr. Sydell met his wife Susannah while attending the College of Charleston; 2016 marks their 10th wedding anniversary. They have a son and daughter who keep them busy, laughing, and empathetic to the struggles of toddler tooth brushing.  

When he is away from the office, Dr. Sydell enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, traveling, coaching soccer, and playing golf.  He also volunteers his time by attending local schools and giving oral health care presentations. 

Other accolades and memberships include:

• Annual advanced training at the Kois Center(hyper link to Kois info on website) in Seattle, WA

• Member of Academy of General Dentistry

• Member of American Academy of Dentistry

• Member of Delaware State Dental Society

• Volunteer with Give Kid’s a Smile

• Awarded 2016 Top Dentist honor in Delaware Today Magazine