Smiles By The Bay in Annapolis, MD

Easy, Accessible
Orthodontic Care


We Accept Maryland
Healthy Smiles

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Are Braces or Invisalign
Right For You?

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You Deserve a Truly VIP Experience

Every child deserves to feel like a million bucks — and to know that they can achieve all their dreams. We believe that confidence starts with a healthy smile.

But for us, it’s not just about straightening teeth. We put a lot of thought into how we can make orthodontic treatment a special experience for both our patients and their parents. That’s why we always go the extra mile. We want you to feel genuinely cared for.

When you choose Smiles by the Bay, we know you will love your smile. And you’ll also have a truly customized experience that you just can’t get anywhere else.


Same Fee for Invisalign and Braces

We believe you should be able to choose the best, most efficient treatment for you or your child, without increased cost for aesthetic options like Invisalign. Find out more →


Retainers Club

When your child finishes their orthodontic treatment, they’ll receive 2 full sets of retainers — plus a 3-D print. So if both pairs get lost, we will be happy to make you a new one. Find out more →


Find an Orthodontist Near Me

With 3 convenient locations near Annapolis, MD, you can choose the orthodontist office nearest you. View Locations →

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Dr. Mary Trahar-Thomas

"I have always been inspired by Maya Angelou’s beautiful words: "People are always going to forget what you said. People are always going to forget what you did. But people are never going to forget how you make them feel."

And that’s been my goal since I opened my first practice 15 years ago. I want to make people feel like they are always welcome from the moment they walk in the door."

Smiles By The Bay

We Have The Best Patients!

Happy patients are the best patients! We want to see you smile at every visit!


Common Questions about Braces & Invisalign

At Smiles By The Bay, we are committed to providing exceptional service and results for each and every one of our patients. That’s why we put together a blog to cover the most common questions about braces, Invisalign, and orthodontic care.

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Braces & Invisalign

Orthodontic Bands: How Molar Braces Help Improve Your Smile

Braces brackets hold the archwire that helps move your teeth during braces treatment, but orthodontic…
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Braces & Invisalign

Bonding Braces: 5 Facts to Know About Bracket Cement

Wondering how we attach your braces to your teeth? Bonding in orthodontics is an important…
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Dental Care

Is Your Tooth a Bone? Top Facts About Teeth Anatomy

Why did I choose to do what I do every day? There are many people…

We Accept Maryland Healthy Smiles

We are committed to making top quality orthodontic care easy and accessible for Maryland families, regardless of financial ability. Learn about Maryland Healthy Smiles →


Affordable Financing Options

Access and affordability is now here. Our goal is to make every kid look and feel like a million bucks! We believe that starts with a healthy smile. See what we mean →


Orthodontic Consultations

Thinking about braces or Invisalign? We encourage you to book a consult with Dr. Mary Trahar-Thomas to find out what your treatment options are. Request Appointment →

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