Modern Dental Care for your Entire Family in Ellicott City
The foundation of a healthy smile is prevention and education. At Harris Dental Group it is our mission to help educate your entire family on the importance of regular brushing, flossing, and routine dentist visits for examinations and teeth cleaning.
We believe that understanding the way the appearance of our smiles can change over time (depending on genetics, systemic health, medication, and oral hygiene practices) will empower our patients of all ages to take control of their oral health habits. This is the key to preventing gum disease, tooth loss, and other dental conditions that can diminish their smile.
Your Child’s Dental Appointments
Starting at the recommended age of two, Dr. Harris will gently ease your child into the habit of visiting the dentist. We want all the children that come to our Ellicott City family dental practice to have a positive experience. As your child grows, we will always encourage proper brushing and flossing and will emphasize the importance of a good diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables and the avoidance of too many sugary and sticky sweets.
As they reach their teenage years, we will educate your child on the negative effects of tobacco use, and the relationship between oral health-care and their total overall well-being.
Dental Diagnosis and Intervention
Early diagnosis and intervention are important to address both present and possible future problems. Our cutting edge digital examination equipment enables us to get the clearest images of our patients’ teeth and gives Dr. Harris the ability to illustrate to them their teeth, bite, and any areas of concern.
When necessary, we can provide night guards to protect teeth from grinding, and sports guards to prevent trauma while participating in risky athletic programs.
Emergency Dental Services
We offer emergency dental visits in the case of severe dental pain or trauma to the teeth, and attempt to schedule same day urgent dental care appointments whenever possible.
A Source of Pride
At Harris Dental Group we take pride in the fact that we have adult patients who first came to us as children, and that we are able to follow our patients throughout the life of their teeth.
If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any questions on maximizing your family's oral health, please don't hesitate to contact our dentists in Ellicott City Maryland today!