Welcome to Howard County Smiles

wheat logo

Dr. Ray Becker is a family dentist in Ellicott City, Maryland. Our office provides comprehensive general dentistry services for children and adults as well as cosmetic dentistry and restorative dental treatments. Dr. Becker is one of the most qualified dentists in Maryland for the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorders. He has incorporated advanced dental technology into his practice to provide accurate diagnosis and efficient treatment for everything from preventive care to complex dental issues.

Read Our Newsletter

Patient Rewards Program

2017 Top Dentists
  • Family Service


    Dr. Becker offers general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry for patients of all ages. He can address everything from preventive care…

    Learn More
  • TMJ-1

    ‘TMJ / Bite’

    If you experience frequent headaches, facial pain or restricted jaw movement, you may be suffering from TMD — an abbreviation…

    Learn More
  • cerec3

    CEREC® – Same Day
    Cosmetic Dentistry

    Dr. Becker can design, fabricate and place high quality porcelain restorations during a single visit with CEREC® technology.

    Learn More
  • Cosmetic


    Modern cosmetic dentistry offers a wide range of services to make sure your teeth stay healthy, function well and look…

    Learn More
  • periodontal-disease-250x276


    Dr. Becker offers a variety of periodontal therapy treatments, but the goal is always to restore diseased tissues to health.

    Learn More
  • sinsational_gal_hi


    Dr. Becker offers Sinsational Smile® and Zoom® WhiteSpeed teeth whitening for results far superior to over the counter options.

    Learn More

Meet Our Ellicott City, MD Dental Team

Howard County Smiles Office Video

We truly care about our patients, and offer a warm friendly environment providing advanced dentistry for the entire family.Read More

patient testimonials
Dr. Becker

Dr. Ray M. Becker, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

As one of Maryland’s top dentists, Dr. Becker brings his extensive education and experience to all facets of dentistry. Dr. Becker was one of the first dentists to use CEREC® technology, allowing him to offer one day dental restorations.

Read More
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry Cerec Invisalign

What our patients say

The staff greeted me on arrival and got me in immediately. I had a cavity which required removal of a crown Doctor Becker removed the old crown, filled the cavity and created a new crown on the spot. I had some discomfort, but it was minimal.

-Dick C., Catonsville

Dr. Becker and staff are awesome. I cracked a tooth and they got me right in...fixed me up in no time and my tooth looks great!

-Sherry C., Ellicott City

I had my first milk shake without pain in years yesterday. Thank you!

-Annemarie M., Baltimore

As always, everything was perfect.

-Esther B., Westminster

wheat logo

From Our Blog

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month by

February is National Children’s Dental Health month! Ellicott City, MD family dentist Dr. Ray Becker and the dental team of Howard County Smiles Family Dentistry wants to raise awareness for the dental health of our littlest patients. Starting children early with an oral hygiene routine is essential for their healthy…

Read More
Stay Healthy This Winter by

Ellicott City, MD dentist Dr. Becker and the dental team of Howard County Smiles Family Dentistry…

Read More
Sensitive Teeth by

Do you have difficulty eating hot or cold foods? Do you ever experience sharp pains in…

Read More