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Thomas J. Ritter, D.D.S.
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Meet Your Towson, Maryland Dental Team - Advanced General Dentistry

Towson, MD Dentist Dr. Thomas J. Ritter, DDS - Advanced General Dentistry

 Thomas J. Ritter, D.D.S.

 Dr. Ritter and his wife, Dr. Carol Ritter, came to Baltimore from Wisconsin in 1983 for Carol to do her residency at GMBC in OB/GYN.  He is a 1982 graduate of the Marquette University School of Dentistry, where he has also been an instructor.  Dr. Ritter is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland Dental School, in the clinical restorative department.  His father and brother are also dentists in Wisconsin.  Dr. Ritter has three children - Sarah, Austin, and Eric.

Dr. Ritter and his wife are devoted to providing medical and dental humanitarian aid.  They have worked in Bosnia, Honduras and a host of developing countries, but their passion is serving the people of Haiti.  You can follow their adventures on their blog,




Debbie has been in the dental field for over thirty years.  She is a licensed dental assistant and also has had sixteen years of dental office management experience.  She loves working with our staff family and pitches in as an assistant or at the front desk wherever she is needed.  Debbie has traveled with the Ritters on many humanitarian aid trips to Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and New Orleans, and enjoys providing dental care to the underserved.  She lives in Street with her son, Morgan.



Karen is Dr. Ritter’s primary dental assistant.  She has a warm sense of caring for the comfort of our patients and has a talent for creating Cerec crowns.  Karen has been assisting Dr. Ritter for over fifteen years and has also been an assistant at the University of Maryland Dental School.  She enjoys spending time with her family at the beach and is an avid animal lover.  Karen lives in Timonium with her husband and her two children, Carly and Seamus.


Andrea has had twenty-five years of dental experience, and almost all of it with Dr. Ritter.  She educates patients in how to keep all of their natural teeth for a lifetime and is extremely thorough and gentle.  Always ready to learn something new, Andrea enjoys the latest technologies in periodontics that we offer in the office to better serve our patients.  Her interests include nutrition, health, and fitness.  She lives in Sparks with her husband and three children, Wyatt, Ethan and Elizabeth.


Leigh is a dental hygienist who loves meeting new people and getting to know them.  She particularly enjoys treating patients who are a bit apprehensive and has an outstanding talent in calming their fears.  Leigh has had over thirty years of experience.  She has been with Dr. Ritter for thirteen years and has been instrumental in developing our periodontal disease management program.  She is very active in community outreach projects.  Leigh lives in Towson and is married with two children, Brian and Annie.


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