Professional Organizations & Affiliations (past &/or present):

• The American Dental Association
• The American & 
International Association of Dental Research
• Southern Association of Institutional Dentists
• The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures
• Christiana Care Health System


Services Provided:

  • New Patients Welcome
  • Comprehensive Care
  • New Digital Radiography
  • Convenient Location
  • Convenient Hours
  • Relaxing Atmosphere  

Access Dental, LLC

446 A South New Street, Dover, Delaware 19904

About the Dentist

Dr. Karen Rose is an alumnus of the University of Maryland Dental School ,which is the direct descendant of the world's very first dental school; The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery (BCDS). An act of the Maryland General Assembly chartered BCDS in 1840. BCDS originated the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and was the first school in the world to offer a science-based curriculum in dentistry.

Research Scientist with the American Dental Association

Dr. Rose became a Research Scientist with the American Dental Association Health Foundation, Paffenbarger Research Center in Gaithersburg, MD after years of practicing dentistry in private practice settings in Baltimore, MD.  She published several abstracts in the Journal of Dental Research and a full manuscript in the Journal of the American Dental Association entitled; Intensive Swimming: Can it Affect Your Patients' Smiles?  She was the first to document a phenomenon that she named: "Swimmers' Calculus." She has also presented her research both nationally and internationally.

Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force

Dr. Rose was a Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force

The President of the United States, with special trust & confidence in Dr Rose's "patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities," appointed her as an officer in the Dental Corps of the United States Air Force on January 12, 1998.

State of Delaware Dentist Administrator 

Dr Rose served as Dentist Administrator with the State of Delaware at the delaware Psychiatric Center in New Castle Delaware.

A Consummate Dental Professional

Dr. Rose has established family oriented dental practice.  She has a passionate commitment and insists that her staff is as dedicated to providing the highest quality dental care to restore optimal dental health in a comfortable and compassionate atmosphere to people of all ages.








Dr. Rose has a special touch with children of all ages and a great deal of gentle caring, soft guidance &  an uncanny ability to ease the apprehensions a young patient may have.
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