Kenneth J. Yost DMD, PA

Our Practice


Making smiles in Wilmington, DE. wider and brighter since 1989

Now Fully Digital! No more messy impression materials to gag on.
— Dr. Yost

Welcome to Advanced Dental Artistry, conveniently located across from the Brandywine High School. Here, our professionals know that dental health is not just about white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of eating delicious things! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the Wilmington area.



Yost Dental

is certified in the continuing pursuit of knowledge with Spear Advanced Education


Advanced Dental Artistry takes great pride in its staff. They are a dedicated group of office and clinical professionals and are an essential part of our organization, and daily functioning. Our staff is available to assist Dr. Yost as well as our patients in making their treatment a positive experience. They are available to answer questions, schedule appointments, and help make financial arrangements for our patients. Advanced Dental Artistry makes it a priority to continuously develop their skills and abilities in order to maintain the highest standards of care.


Kenneth J. Yost DMD, PA

Dr. Kenneth J. Yost (Ken) has been practicing dentistry in the Wilmington, Delaware area for 30 years. He was born and raised in the heart of Pennsylvania and attended Mahanoy Area High School, graduating Valedictorian of his class in 1980. While in high school, he had the opportunity to observe his own dentist on many occasions and he very soon learned that the artistry and creativity of dentistry interested him very much. Read Full Bio ...


Vinni Krakowski

Vinni is the business office manger and is available to assist you with whatever is required to make your visit not just a dental visit but “An Experience”. She has a degree in Dental Hygiene and Science and had several successful dental related businesses over the years. She has been in the dental field for almost 25 years and attended the York University Toronto, Canada, Queen Elizabeth University Birmingham, England and Lamar University Beaumont, Texas. She is very proud to say, “Dr. Yost is by far the best dentist I have ever aliened myself with! Together we have selected the best caring team to help our patients with all their dental needs.“ She also adds, “staff is continually learning through the Spear Institute, which is an innovative dental education program. This is to ensure we stay current in our field.“ Her favorite times outside of work are spent with her loving husband Bob and their daughters. She adores her pets, enjoys traveling to far away places, dazzles the dance floor with her ballroom moves and loves to cook exotic dishes.



Daisy has recently joined the team as assistant to our office manager, and brings with her both dental & customer service experience. She attended the University of Delaware after graduating from Delcastle Technical High School in 2013. Daisy has been with her high school sweetheart, now husband, for 9 years. They enjoy their evenings at the park with their (very social!) toddler, Joey, as well as running after their mischievous Siberian Husky puppy - Goku. Daisy is fluent in Spanish, greets everyone with a smile, and is always willing to help her co-workers. She is excited about this new chapter in her life, working with all the wonderful staff & Dr. Yost.



Jessica has been an asset to our practice for the past two years. She is our Dental Assistant, who graduated from Delcastle Technical High School (2013). Jessica will make sure you receive quality service and attention. On her spare time, she enjoys taking impromptu road trips and spending time with her family and friends. Jessica will gladly help you navigate through your dental issues.



Born in Rome Italy, fluent in Italian, Fran graduated St. James High School in Carneys Point, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Dental Hygiene and a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association as well as the New Castle County Dental Hygiene Association. "Over 40 yrs experience and I'm still passionate about the quality hygiene therapy. I provide for my patients because I understand how it impacts their overall health, not just their oral health". Married with two grown children and two grandsons that are the loves of my life, I have enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, Arizona and Italy to visit friends and family. Fran enjoys walking, hiking and golfing.


We are very proud of our work and just love when patients leave us rave reviews. We appreciate every single one of them !
— Dr. Yost