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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What’s Your Dental Plan in Phoenix, AZ?

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To achieve the utmost in oral health and a beautiful smile, you need a strategy. If you’re in Phoenix, Arizona, looking for a smile makeover and need family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, or any number of dental restoration procedures done, your strategy should be: “Contact my professional neighborhood dental practice.” Harris Dental is at your service.

Harris Dental – Phoenix Office
4444 N 32 St, Ste 208
Phoenix, AZ 85018
480-428-0040

Dr. Joe Harris and his extraordinary team of dentists have been serving the Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, and Queen Creek communities since 1979. Our highly regarded patients will tell you they can’t get over the way Joe Harris and staff fixed and transformed their most essential feature into a unforgettable smile. We would love the chance to exceed your expectations, as well.

If you’re worried about how expensive the work you need could be, don’t worry, you might be pleasantly surprised about the bottom line. Especially if, like many of our nearby Chandler and Mesa patients with dental coverage, your insurance picks up a significant portion. But even without insurance, the procedures can be affordable.

We have competitive pricing and work to keep the costs reasonable when it comes to porcelain veneers, emergency dental care, and teeth whitening. And, before you ask, dental crowns and sedation dentistry are included in that list. Let us transform your smile into one that will light up the world.

Here’s the strategy you need: Harris Dental!

During your consultation, we will discuss all of the procedures we offer – from braces to crowns to veneers to bridges. Knowledge is power.

 

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Super Smiles Have Strong Enamel

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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.

Hi, my name is Dr. Harris Dental. I want my patients to have the best oral health possible, and enamel health is a key component. Harris Dental has been serving patients in Phoenix since 1979. We offer affordable, professional services including dental implants, Invisalign clear braces, and cosmetic dentistry.

My practice, 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
AZ

 

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