About Your Dentist

Richard A. Carlson III, DDS

“Smiles are contagious, so go forth and contaminate as many people as you can!”

My Mission

“My mission is to treat all my patients as if they were my family members.”

Education & Continuing Education

Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland – Baltimore, MarylandDoctor of Dental Surgery

University of Maryland – College Park, MarylandBachelor of Science in Zoology

Dr. Carlson has completed post graduate training in Cosmetic Dentistry (check out his Instagram page to view some of his cosmetic dentistry work: @richardcarlsondds), Veneers, Smile Design, Implant Restoration, and Implant Placement.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Carlson is a Fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute and a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society, and the Academy for Sports Dentistry. He is a former team Dentist for the Villanova Men’s Lacrosse team and St. Mary’s High School Athletic Teams.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Carlson lives on Fripp Island with his wife, Tara. They recently moved from the Annapolis area of Maryland. The couple has three children together: Alex, who resides in Colorado; Reed and his wife, Paige, who live in New York City with their son Chase; and Courtney, who lives in Maryland. In his free time, Dr. Carlson enjoys traveling, playing golf, spending time at the beach, cooking, and learning about new wines and cuisin

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Mark Gleckner, DMD

“If you ignore your teeth, they will go away.”

Education & Continuing Education

Cosmetic Dentistry Residency
New York University – New York, New York

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Lehigh University – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Dr. Gleckner has completed many hours of continuing education including the following courses:

  •     Spear Dental Continuum Hands-on Courses 1-5
  •     Las Vegas Institute – Core 1-4
  •     Morris Seminars 1997-2015

Professional Memberships

Dr. Gleckner is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA).

Life & Hobbies

Away from the office, Dr. Gleckner is happily married to his wife, Missy. They have two daughters, Sophie and Sara, and two Labrador Retrievers, Annie and Holly. Dr. Gleckner’s hobbies in addition to spending time with his family include tennis, golf, cycling – Spartan Races (over 20 races).