Restorative Dentistry in Phoenix: New Life For Damaged Teeth

Restorative Dentistry

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Hello friends of Harris Dental! As the saying goes, there is more than one way to skin a cat. And with restorative dentistry in Phoenix, there is more than one way to fix a tooth.

If you are the lucky owner of a set of perfectly healthy teeth, you may never need any of these procedures. But if you’re like most Arizona residents, you’ll probably need to restore a tooth someday. This post looks at restorative dentistry procedures that are used routinely to repair damaged teeth:

Porcelain Veneers
Wafer-thin porcelain veneers can hide a chip or crack, or repair the alignment of a tooth that is slightly crooked.

Dental Bridges
Dental bridges are called that because they literally bridge the gap created when one or more of a patient’s teeth are missing. Two crowns anchor the bridge, one on each side of the gap. These two crowns anchor a false tooth, known as a pontic, which fills the gap.

Dental Crowns
A crown replaces the entire visible portion of the tooth, restoring appearance, durability, and function. Dental crowns are used for teeth that have had a root canal, teeth with severe decay, the replacement tooth in a dental bridge, and the visible portion of a dental implant. Crowns can be made of all metal (such as gold), porcelain-fused-to-metal, all ceramic, or all resin.

Dental Implants
Many dentists consider a dental implant to be the ultimate restoration because it restores the entire tooth – both root and crown. Most dental implant recipients report that the implant is indistinguishable from a natural tooth. Another boon is the fact that an implant can prevent bone recession which is common at an extraction site. Dental implants are used in a variety of applications such as anchoring dentures and dental bridges.

For more specifics about any of these procedures, call Harris Dental.

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Four Locations: Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona


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Chipped Tooth? No Need To Panic

Restorative Dentistry

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There are basically two ways to handle a chipped tooth:
1. Panic.
2. See Dr. Harris Dental right away and get on with life.

Dr. Harris Dental at Harris Dental can fix a chipped tooth in a jiffy by determining the right solution and expertly preforming the procedure. Decay, missing teeth, braces, even crowns can impact the course of treatment.

Time is often an important factor when it comes to tooth repair so don’t wait, call 480-428-0040 to schedule an appointment. Our address is:
4 locations in Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale
Phoenix, Arizona Arizona

We’ve been around since 1979 – serving your neighbors in Phoenix  and improving smiles for Queen Creek patients.

When Phoenix residents need cosmetic dentistry, we’ve successfully managed their treatment. When Mesa patients have needed general dentistry, we’ve watched happy, smiling patients leave our office. And when you need CEREC same-day crowns, we are happy about the opportunity to make a true believer out of you!

We offer sedation dentistry, CEREC same-day crowns, dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Trust Dr. Dental to deliver exceptional results. No panic. No mistakes. No worries.


Contact Harris Dental:


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

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

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Are Dentures Inevitable?

Restorative Dentistry

Implant Anchored Dentures in Chandler Are you one of the fortunate people with healthy teeth? Would you like to keep them healthy for the rest of your life? Some Phoenix residents believe that keeping their teeth healthy into the golden years is unlikely if not impossible.

At Harris Dental, we are happy to assure you that this is a myth. With proper dental hygiene, regular dental exams and cleanings, and a healthy lifestyle, your teeth can serve you throughout your life.

At Harris Dental, we help patients of all ages, including those in their seventies and eighties, maintain their beautiful smiles. Dentures are not inevitable. Even if you already wear dentures, don’t give up.

You can improve your smile and your life with new implant anchored dentures.

These new fixed dentures won’t slip and slide in your mouth, so you can start eating confidently again.

Our office is friendly and relaxed. You don’t need to worry about being embarrassed if your teeth have not seen a dentist or hygienist for a while. We can treat your dental problems with expertise and put you on the path for better oral health in the future.

Remember, without dental health, you are never truly healthy. Call 480-428-0040 .

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Full Mouth Reconstruction in Arizona

Restorative Dentistry

Chandler Cosmetic Dental ImplantsArizona dental techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth reconstruction is possible right here in the Chandler area.

Unlike conventional removable dentures, extensive mouth reconstruction involves strong, functional and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone.

You have probably heard around Chandler and Mesa about dental implants, the tooth replacement option that is, in most cases, the best possible replacement for a missing tooth. Dental implants have been used in Mesa, Chandler, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale for many years to replace one or two missing teeth. However, they can also provide a structure for crowns, bridges, and anchored dentures that replace nearly every tooth in the mouth!

Every Chandler smile makeover patient requires a somewhat unique combination of cosmetic dental procedures, but let’s talk about a hypothetical case involving several restorations:

‘Linda’ was a 52 year-old Chandler patient with a mouthful of problems. She was missing most of her back teeth on both her upper and lower arch. Four of her front teeth were chipped and her gums had eroded revealing the metal bases of two old crowns.

To restore a beautiful, strong and youthful-looking smile, she would receive dental implants to anchor partial dentures for her upper and lower back teeth. After soft tissue grafts, her front teeth would receive a combination of porcelain crowns and veneers.

The result? A stunning smile, renewed confidence and no more slipping dentures!

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Have A Large Cavity In Your Tooth?

Restorative Dentistry

Have A Large Cavity In Your Tooth?When our dental team of Harris Dental repairs a tooth that has decay or damage, the procedure chosen often depends on the location of the problem. (We’re talking tooth-specific locale here; it doesn’t matter whether you live in Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Queen Creek, or Chandler.) If there is a chip, crack or cavity on the biting surface of a tooth, an onlay or inlay is often used to restore the tooth.

Inlays and onlays are a type of tooth restoration used successfully at Harris Dental. They are usually bigger than a conventional filling yet smaller than a complete crown. An inlay is used to fill an area inside the cusp tips or bumps of a tooth. An onlay covers an area that includes more than one cusp.

At Harris Dental, the inlays and onlays we place for our Mesa, Chandler, Phoenix, Queen Creek, and Scottsdale patients are indistinguishable from their natural teeth. Our extraordinary dentists have the finely-honed eye for detail and complete mastery of dental aesthetics to create an exact match.

Harris Dental inlays and onlays:

Are stain resistant
Do not cause tooth sensitivity
Are beautifully matched to natural teeth
When bonded to the tooth, they strengthen the tooth and prevent further decay or damage

Call 480-428-0040 to book a cosmetic dental consultation today.

We’ll help you keep your smile happy and healthy!

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