As your Columbia, MD area dentist, Dr. Ray Becker will take responsibility for your overall oral health. Preventing, diagnosing, and treating various conditions and diseases of the teeth and gums is the most important job he has. Visiting Dr. Becker twice a year is crucial to making sure you receive the best oral care possible. He promotes the ProActive dentistry philosophy. ProActive dentistry is a combination of good oral hygiene practices and routine preventative dental health exams that can effectively protect and maintain your dental health. Your visits to Dr. Becker will include a full dental exam of your teeth, gums, muscles and temporomandibular joints (TMJ). It will also include charting of your teeth, screening for oral cancer, tooth decay and gum disease, dental x-rays as needed, and teeth cleaning.

General Dentistry Services:

Family Dental Care

Howard County Smiles is a family dentist office serving patients in Columbia, MD. We welcome young patients starting at age 3 and look forward to teaching them about the importance of good oral care and regular visits to the dentist. A family dentist office means that all members of your family can meet their oral health needs in one location. Having your children see you being treated by the same people that treat them will calm any anxiety they may have.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Not only is Dr. Becker a family dentist, but he also offers a wide variety of cosmetic dental treatments to his patients in the Columbia, MD area. When you schedule a consultation with him, Dr. Becker will address all your cosmetic concerns. Having a smile you are not confident with will cause your self-esteem to suffer. Dr. Becker will recommend treatments to help you achieve a smile you love no matter what the problem is. Howard County Smiles specializes in these cosmetic dentistry services:

Restorative Dentistry

Howard County Smiles is one of the most comprehensive dental offices in the Columbia, MD area for restorative dentistry. Dr. Becker has devoted a lot of his time to continuing dental education so he can help his patients with complex dental problems. His main focus is to restore health, esthetics and function to teeth that are broken, worn down or missing. He offers the following restorative dental treatments:

Advanced Dental Care

Addressing complex dental health problems is important not only for the restoration of oral health but for a good quality of life long term. Dr. Ray Becker has extensive post graduate training in many facets of dentistry and dedicates many hours each year to continuing education in order to expertly address complex dental problems. With a combination of advanced dental technology and experience, Dr. Becker provides more accurate diagnoses for patients with sleep occlusal disease, including TMJ. In many cases, when correctly prescribed, conservative treatment can relieve symptoms and restore oral health.

Schedule an Appointment

Looking for an Ellicott City, MD or Columbia, MD area dentist for your family? Dr. Ray Becker is currently accepting new patients! Contact our office or schedule an appointment online. We look forward to meeting the oral health needs of you and your family.