Once again, Tom Fenlon DDS has been recognized
as one of Maryland's "Top Dentists".


Howard County Family Dentistry is located just outside of Ellicott City, MD at the intersection of Routes 32 and Frederick Rd. in West Friendship. Dr. Fenlon has been practicing in West Friendship for over 30 years and welcomes patients from all over the state of Maryland. As a sedation dentist, cosmetic dentist, and general dentist, Dr. Fenlon welcomes a wide variety of patients.

According to the American Dental Association, people like you have rated their dental experience as either fair or poor. Our patients overwhelmingly rated our dental practice as excellent in terms of quality of service and staff

New Patients

Becoming a new patient with our office is as simple as 1-2-3. Our "New Patient Corner" section to the upper right of our website will allow you to do your homework on our practice. Feel free to explore other areas of our site because we are confident that you will find the answers to your questions.

Don't take our word for it, click here to see what recent customers have said. You will find many testimonials we feel will help you feel confident in your decision to become a new patient. You can request an appointment through our website or call our office to speak with one of our scheduling managers.

Services We Offer

Dr. Fenlon is proud to offer you a wide range of dental services. Most of these services can be found under the service tab on the menu bar. Whether it is a routine teeth cleaning, emergency visit, or major smile redesign, Dr. Fenlon uses over 30 years of experience to provide superior dental care in a warm, comfortable, inviting atmosphere.

If you have a fear or dislike going to the dentist, we offer sedation dentistry to help you relax during your visit. If you are looking for a Cosmetic Dentist you have found the right place.


We understand that your insurance benefit is important to you. We will make sure to answer any questions you have about your insurance policy and communicate with you the details of your policy. You can relax and let us handle the tricky world of insurance. The best way to get your questions answered about your specific insurance policy is to visit our insurance information page or call our office and speak to us directly.

Thomas J Fenlon DDS

A native Washingtonian, Dr. Fenlon attended St. John's College High School and completed undergraduate studies at Wheeling Jesuit College in Wheeling, West Virginia and the University of Maryland, College Park. He graduated from the University of Maryland's school of dentistry in 1973. Following a general dentistry internship with the U.S. Army in Monterey, California, Dr. Fenlon returned to his family roots on the east coast. In 1976, he opened a new practice in the then small country town of West Friendship, MD.

Continuing on his journey to provide excellence in service to his patients Dr. Fenlon has earned thousands of hours in postdoctoral education, with an emphasis on Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry and the treatment of Headaches as well as Snoring and Sleep Apnea.

12800 Frederick Rd. - West Friendship MD 21794 - (410) 442-2800

Proudly serving: West Friendship, Columbia, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Clarksville, MD, Glenelg, MD, Eldersburg, MD

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