Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

2113 Hanover Pike

Hampstead, MD 21074

(410) 374-5200

Exclusive Offer

New Clients Receive 15% Off

Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to North Carroll Dental

If you are looking for a new dental home, don't hesitate to get in touch with us and schedule an appointment.

New patients are always welcome!

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Lawrence R. Whitney

    Dr. Whitney is a graduate of McDaniel College and a graduate of Maryland Dental School. He has served the Hampstead community practicing dentistry for over 30 years.

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  • Dr.
    Theodore V. Szymanski

    Dr.  Ted Szymanski has over 25 years of experience as a “gentle” dentist. He is a lifetime member of the Gorgas Odontological Society. Dr. Szymanski graduated in the top one third of his dental school class. He was inducted into the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society. 

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  • Dr.
    Vilija Mickute

    Dr. Vilija Mickute (Vi-li-ya Mits-koo-teh) was born in Lithuania and moved to the United States as a child. She received her bachelor’s degree in the Russian language and business from Georgetown University.

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  • Tanya Murray, RDH

    Tanya Murray has been a hygienist in Carroll County for decades, coming to Maryland after working in Louisiana and Arkansas.

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  • Kim Harper, RDH

    Kim obtained her Registered Dental Hygiene degree from Baltimore City Community College. She joined Dr. Whitney's dental team in 2008 and appreciates the friendly and comfortable environment. 

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  • Marcy Kirk, RDH

    Marcy has been with us one day a week for nine years and just recently joined our team full time. Marcy was born in Pennsylvania and lived the majority of her life in Pottstown, PA before moving to Maryland in 1996. 

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I had the best experience there with everyone. Staff is super friendly, and very professional. I will definitely be recommending this dental office to everyone I know!"
    Jessica A.
  • "Friendly staff, modern technology and fabulous dentist! Thanks Dr. Mickute and all the north carroll dental staff for taking such good care of me today!"
    Annie E.
  • "I think they are the best. Dr. Symanski, Tanya and the rest of the team."
    Barrie M.
  • "My first visit was a dental emergency for a cracked tooth. The staff worked me in within minutes of my call, telling me to come right in. Dr. Mickute patched me right up, and made a painful situation a pleasant experience. Thank you so much to Dr. Mickute and team!"
    Amy M.
  • "My first visit was a wonderful experience. The entire staff was friendly, helpful, and welcoming. Dr. Mickute presents a delightful combination of top-notch professional skill (#1 in her class at Univ of MD Dental School) and a winning, warm personality. I have complete confidence in her care. Definitely worth the drive from Howard County to receive great dental care in charming Hampstead."
    Dennis K.
  • "Excellent!! Office took me in last minute for a broken tooth. Staff and Dr. Mickute could not have been more accommodating or professional. Very had to find these types of office's for ANY business these day's. I would highly recommend. Thank you Dr. and Staff at North Carroll!!!"
    Jim H.

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North Carroll Dental


9:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


1:00 pm-7:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm


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