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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Don’t Let Stress Hurt Your Smile

General Dentistry

Don't Take Stress Out On Your Teeth Phoenix Hello, I’m Dr. Dr. Harris. At my Phoenix practice I have noticed more and more of my patients with stress-related dental issues. Phoenix men and women may not think about it, but stress can do a number on your oral health.

Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be exacerbated by stress.

Phoenix people who have difficulty managing stress need to realize that it can increase the risk of getting mouth sores such as cankers and cold sores. Most canker sores only last 7-10 days, but for relief from the irritation, we recommend our patients pick up an over-the-counter topical anesthetic at any Queen Creek, Scottsdale, or Mesa drug store.

Clenching and grinding the teeth is common for stressed-out Phoenix residents, and often it’s done unconsciously. Here at Harris Dental our patient-oriented staff can determine if a night guard or other dental appliance is appropriate to reduce grinding.

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is exacerbated by stress because stress can result in an increase in dental plaque.

And Phoenix dental patients may find that when they are under stress it is more common to neglect their oral hygiene habits. Many people in the Queen Creek, Scottsdale, and Mesa areas find that they eat more sugary snacks when they’re under stress.

If you’re concerned about the effect stress can have on your teeth, schedule an appointment at Harris Dental today. We offer dental implants, Invisalign clear braces, sedation dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry. We hope to hear from you soon!

Contact Harris Dental:

480-428-0040

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Teeth: What Have They Done For You Lately?

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Welcome to the Phoenix dental blog! Today we are going to explore the secret life of our teeth.

The shape of each tooth gives a clue to what it does. The incisors, or your front teeth, are sharp. They need to be because their job is to cut food and their curvature helps move food inside the mouth.

Behind the incisors, you find the canine teeth. Their roots go far into the jaw bone because they are designed to hold onto food and tear through it.

Premolars, found just behind the canines, are flat on the surface. This allows them to crush your food as you chew. And, finally, in the very back are the molars. They are large and have nice, flat chewing surfaces that help them to grind food down into smaller, more digestible pieces.

I’m Dr. Harris, a
patient-oriented Phoenix dentist. I hope you’ve enjoyed learning a little more about the different teeth in your mouth.

If you are in the Queen Creek, Scottsdale, or Mesa area and would like to make an appointment at my practice, Harris Dental, please give us a call at 480-428-0040 . We can schedule an appointment and tell you about cosmetic dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers and teeth whitening.

If you’ve ever been interested in a smile makeover, we would love to discuss the possibilities. I want my Phoenix dental patients to have healthy mouths and beautiful smiles. At Harris Dental, we offer comprehensive dental services including: dental implants, Invisalign clear braces, and sedation dentistry.

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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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Does Your Dentist Conjure Up Cavities?

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Cavities can be filled, but it is better to prevent cavities in the first place. If your dentist seems to conjure up cavities at every visit, then it’s up to you to break the cycle. But we are here to help you. Let’s work together.

How can you lift the cavity curse? Schedule a preventative dental consultation and examination at Harris Dental by calling 480-428-0040 . You will be served by several members of our friendly team. One of our experienced dental hygienists will give your teeth and gums the best cleaning they have ever received. He or she will review proper oral hygiene and discuss ways to incorporate these critical habits into your lifestyle.

One of our expert dentists will perform a thorough examination and discuss your dental conditions and goals. We welcome questions about brushing, flossing, diet, medical issues, and lifestyle choices. These are all factors that affect your dental health.

Here at Harris Dental, as much as we love to see our patients, we would prefer they all enjoyed healthy smiles and only had to visit a couple times a year for cleanings and checkups. Use preventative dental visits to improve your oral care techniques and break the cavity curse.

Dr. Joe Harris is an experienced dental professional who promotes preventative dentistry. Harris Dental was launched in 1979 to provide the residents with the highest standard of personalized dental care.

Harris Dental offers a comprehensive menu of dental services including emergency dentistry, sedation dentistry, dental implants, dental crowns, and laser dentistry.

Find us nearby at our Mesa location: 4540 E Baseline Rd, St 101 in Mesa, Arizona; call 480-428-0040 or visit http://www.harrisdental.com/dr-joseph-harris/. We also have locations in Mesa, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, and Phoenix.

We look forward to working with you to break the cavity curse.

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Not Happy with Your Queen Creek Dentist?

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Hello Arizona friends! Welcome to Harris Dental. At Harris Dental, we provide general dentistry, restorative dentistry, and revolutionary cosmetic dentistry for the whole family. We offer:

Teeth whitening
Sedation dentistry
Dentures
Dental crowns
Immediate care for dental emergencies
Strong, natural looking restorations
A clean, comfortable, and friendly dental atmosphere to make your experience as pleasant as possible

I am Dr. Joe Harris. Our Queen Creek office is located at 20261 E Ocotillo Rd, Ste 120. I have been practicing advanced dentistry at Harris Dental since 1979 and am a member of Crown Council. By working with an experienced dentist, anyone can have a smile they want to show off.

Perhaps your smile is stunning and you only need a cleaning. Our talented Harris Dental dental hygienists perform thorough deep cleanings to remove plaque and tartar and keep your teeth and gums healthy.

If you don’t currently have a dentist, or if you are not happy with your current dentist, we invite you to visit our Harris Dental for an informative consultation and examination.
Harris Dental
20261 E Ocotillo Rd, Ste 120
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
http://www.harrisdental.com/services/

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