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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Meet Our Ellicott City, MD Dental Team

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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

Professional, welcoming, and friendly environment much different from other dental visits I have experienced.

-Terrah, Ellicott City

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

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