Meet DR. Eric Ellis

In 1995, Dr. Eric Ellis began practice and opened 4Smiling’s second office. Dr. Eric grew up embracing his father’s, Dr. Joe, commitment, compassion and philosophy for dentistry, and he knew from a young age that he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps. Dr. Eric focuses on appearance enhancing aspects of dentistry. He specializes in cosmetic dentistry, implant and implant restoration, preventive medicine and TMJ, neck and facial pain.
Dr. Eric received his degree in Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1995, and his Bachelor of Arts from Austin College in 1991. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Eric has been named a Top Dentists by H Texas Magazine and named one of America’s Top Dentists 2005 -2010 by the Consumers Research Council of America.
Dr. Eric was awarded the prestigious Partners in Peace award for his charitable contributions for survivors of domestic violence, and is a recipient of the Southwestern Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery award for Excellence in Surgery. Additionally, Dr Eric serves as director on several local area charities including the Bay Area Turning Point Foundation.


  • Doctor Dental Surgery degree at the Baylor College of Dentistry 
  • Texas A&M University System B.A. from Austin College 
  • Acquired his practice in Houston in 1995 
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American 
  • Dental Association Solstice Research Group Houston 
  • District Dental Society Texas Dental Association 
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association Lecturer in the Baylor CE 
  • Esthetic Continuum Recipient of the Partners in Peace 
  • Award The Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial 
  • Surgery Award for distinguished achievement in oral surgery


  • Baylor College of Dentistry Aesthetic Continuum
  • Solstice Research Group
  • The Dental Tools Symposium
  • Axis Dental Corporation


  • Comprehensive Exam & Diagnosis
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Restorative, Crown & Bridge, Prosthetics
  • Periodontics, Mouth Disease
  • Implant Restoration
  • Dental Reconstruction & Facial Aesthetics
  • TMJ, Head, Neck, Facial Pain Therapy