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Hiding Your Smile? Harris Dental Can Help

Cosmetic Dentistry

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Some people don’t feel that their smile is an asset, so they do their best to keep it hidden. Pictures, funny movies, jokes, hilarious internet videos – none of these can coax a smile or laugh.

If this person sounds familiar (because it is you!), then maybe you would like some specifics about complete smile makeovers.

Don’t be embarrassed! Plenty of Arizona residents are hesitant to show their smile. The good news is that there is help.

Here at Harris Dental we provide cosmetic dentistry procedures for our Phoenix area patients who have issues such as a previous mouth injury, tooth discoloration, poor spacing, chipped teeth, tetracycline stains, crooked teeth, or missing teeth.

Now is the time to get the confident smile that you’ve always wanted!

Many patients start with teeth whitening. This gets them on their way to a brighter smile. It’s a simple procedure, but the results are truly compelling.

Other procedures that brighten the look of your teeth and/or your oral health include dental crowns, dental implants, veneers, enamel shaping, gum contouring, bonding, and more! We can also refer you to an experienced orthodontist if required.

I’m Dr. Harris and I am passionate about helping my patients enjoy healthy mouths and beautiful smiles. If you would like to know more, give us a call at 480-428-0040 .

Where People Mean Everything

 

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480-428-0040

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4 locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona
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Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At Harris Dental

General Dentistry

Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At Harris DentalHello Phoenix dental blog visitors, welcome to the Harris Dental blog. I am Dr. Harris of Harris Dental.

A close friend of mine recently expressed fears about her upcoming root canal. She was anxious about the pain she might experience and worried about getting work off for the multiple office visits to complete the procedure. I assured her that painful root canal procedures are a thing of the past with modern dentistry.

With the latest technology and anesthetics, a root canal (endodontic treatment) is no more painful than receiving a filling. Most root canals can be completed in one or two office visits.

If you have been neglecting your teeth because of fears or concerns about a particular procedure and have not been to your Phoenix dentist recently, I encourage you to schedule an exam, cleaning, and consultation today.  We can make sure your visit is comfortable and informative.

We are accepting new patients at Harris Dental and would love to serve you. At Harris Dental, we offer dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, and CEREC same-day crowns.

 

Contact Harris Dental:

480-428-0040

Location:

4 locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona

 

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Danger Zone! 5 Signs Of Gum Disease For Scottsdale

Oral Health

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Here is some essential news for Phoenix residents: periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a major cause of tooth loss among adults. Fortunately, this problem is easy to treat if it is caught in the early stages.

So, what warning signs should people be looking for?

1. Gums that bleed very easily

2. Gums that appear tender, swollen, or very red, or gums that have visible pus in between them when they are pushed

3. Your bite changes or your teeth suddenly don’t seem to fit together

4. Gums that are pulling away from the teeth

5. A bad taste in the mouth or chronic bad breath

Hopefully, you are not experiencing any of these things. If you are not removing plaque between your teeth, however, your gums are at risk. Brushing alone is not enough – make sure you floss daily.

Regular check-ups with your dentist is another important weapon in the fight against gum disease.

I’m Dr. Harris of Harris Dental. My Phoenix practice also serves the Queen Creek, Scottsdale, and Mesa areas. We take pride in caring for our patients and want them to have a healthy and attractive smile. Many of our patients wonder if a smile makeover is right for them. If you’d like to know, schedule an appointment and we’ll take a look!

Our practice offers:

dental implants
Invisalign clear braces
sedation dentistry
cosmetic dentistry

Contact us at 480-428-0040 and a member of our patient-oriented staff can schedule a consultation and answer any questions you might have about veneers, cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, and more.

Where People Mean Everything

The following website was used as source material for this blog:
http://dentistry.about.com/od/toothmouthconditions/a/gum_warnings.htm, accessed on July 25, 2013

 

Contact Harris Dental:

480-428-0040

Location:

4 locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona

 

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Harris Dental Teeth Whitening News

Teeth Whitening

Harris Dental Phoenix Arizona Phoenix tooth whitening treatments have advanced significantly. The team at Harris Dental is trained on the latest, safest and most effective products and systems. If you need up-to-date information on teeth whitening, schedule a consultation by calling 480-428-0040 .

At Harris Dental in Phoenix, we are excited about new light tooth whitening systems. If you are worried about tooth whitening sensitivity, light whitening systems may provide the optimal solution. It is essential to avoid at-home whitening smile products if you are concerned about sensitivity.

Dr. Harris recommends have your teeth improved in a tightly controlled, professional environment such as our dental office in Phoenix, Arizona.

Don’t take chances with something as critical as your teeth.

Need straightening in addition to whitening? Ask us about the revolutionary choices now available in braces. Speed braces bring teeth into alignment quicker than any previous teeth straightening systems used in Phoenix.

If you weren’t able to get braces for crooked teeth when you were a kid, it is not too late. The latest teeth straightening treatments can transform your smile quickly and discreetly. Come to our Phoenix dental practice and we can show you before and after photos, and consider your options.

Give us a call at 480-428-0040 , or visit us at http://www.harrisdental.com.

 

 

Contact Harris Dental:

480-428-0040

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

4 locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona

 

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Super Smiles Have Strong Enamel

Oral Health

Phoenix dental

Did you know that enamel is the hardest substance in the body? It’s true! This substance, found on the outer surface of your teeth, truly should last a lifetime. But just because it’s super strong doesn’t mean you don’t have to work to take care of it.

Here are some beneficial tips for keeping enamel healthy.

1. Pick the right foods for enamel health. It’s no secret that soft drinks hurt your teeth, and don’t think that diet sodas are harmless – the artificial sweeteners can also erode enamel over time. There are also other culinary culprits that can do a lot of harm. Sticky, chewy candies should be avoided. Chewing ice is a no-no. And don’t use your teeth as tools. Take a minute to grab some scissors before you rip open that package with your incisors.

On the flip side, foods with calcium can neutralize acid in your mouth and guard your enamel. So, enjoy your dairy products like milk, cheese and yogurt!

2. Avoid vigorous brushing and use a soft brush. Also, it’s best to brush about an hour after eating, because foods, especially acidic ones, can soften the enamel, thus making it more prone to damage from brushing. If your teeth are discolored or yellowish, you may feel you need to brush harder. Instead, think about teeth whitening and talk to your dentist.

3. Keep stomach acids in check. If you have a problem with severe heartburn, the stomach acid could be traveling up your esophagus and into your mouth. This acid can erode enamel, so it is important to communicate with your Phoenix doctor about treatment.

4. Talk to your dentist about dry mouth and tooth grinding. Lack of saliva is a major issue for tooth enamel, and it’s no surprise that teeth grinding can also wear it down. Make sure your dentist is aware if you observe either of these issues.

We at Harris Dental want patients to have the best oral health possible, and enamel health is a key component. We love helping patients achieve the dazzling smile they want with cosmetic dentistry procedures such as dental bonding, veneers, invisible braces, tooth colored fillings, and dental implants.

Harris Dental is currently accepting new patients. Give us a call at 480-428-0040 to make an appointment!

The following website was used as source material for this blog:
http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/healthy-teeth-2/tooth-enamel-damage, accessed on September 18, 2013

 

Contact Harris Dental:

480-428-0040

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

4 locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona

 

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