Welcome to Howard County Smiles

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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.

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    Proactive
    Dentistry

    Proactive dentistry: providing long term results instead of a short term fix for your dental concerns.

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    ‘TMJ / Bite’
    Treatment

    Dr. Becker uses T-Scan and advanced technology to evaluate your bite and restore comfort and function.

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    CEREC® – Same Day
    Cosmetic Dentistry

    "One and Done": Dr. Becker can design, fabricate and place high quality porcelain restorations during a single visit.

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    Cosmetic
    Dentistry

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

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    Periodontal
    Therapy

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

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    Teeth
    Whitening

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

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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

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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.

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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

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From Our Blog

Invisalign for TMJ Treatment by

Invisalign is a widely popular clear aligner alternative to traditional metal braces. Invisalign can be used to straighten teeth in a discreet and comfortable manner. What many patients may not know is that Invisalign can be an effective treatment for TMJ concerns. Ellicott City, MD restorative dentist Dr. Ray Becker…

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Did You Miss Dr. Becker on WMAR Channel 2? by

If you missed Dr. Becker on WMAR Channel 2 in April, you can watch his segment…

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Comprehensive TMJ Treatment Testimonial by

TMJ is a complex dental concern that can cause chronic headaches, facial pain, and fatigue. Ellicott…

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