The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

James T. Harris, DDS  General Dentist

Dr. James Harris is well regarded for his compassion, understanding, and focus on ensuring his patients are comfortable with his treatment recommendations and clearly understand them as well.

He is an experienced general dentist with advanced training in wisdom tooth removal, completing more than 10,000 extractions, denture placements, and sinus closure procedures in his career. He is also certified in sedation dentistry.

Dr. Harris is a graduate of the Indiana School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After graduating and completing several residencies – including intravenous sedation and implant surgery – he opened his own private practice and operated it for 24 years.   

Dr. Harris is a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesia. When he’s not helping patients achieve healthier smiles, he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family, children and grandchildren.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Good people mmm
Victor K.
Good information provided by hygienist and Dr. Patel on how to improve my already strong dental care habits.
Mike M.
I feel confident in the medical care I am receiving. Scheduling fits my schedule. And appointments are on time.
Robert W.
Took our 3 yr old for her first visit and they were great with her.
Paula R.
Everyone is fantastic!
Janus H.
Excellent customer service from the entire LaSalle Dental Center staff!!
Don H.
Dr Carrol was the best oral surgeon i have ever seen. I asked him to be gentle when giving the numbing shot and was very gentle when extracting the tooth. I have had little to no pain afterwards. No […]
Isreal D.
I enjoy the smiley faces and the friendliness every time I walk in for my appointment….
Lavern W.
Today my son had unexpected extraction’s, due to infection. Dr. Jess, and another woman I can’t remember her name, dark hair, made a super traumatic event so much easier. My son was […]
Brittany T.
The staff was friendly and efficient.
Hannah A.
I’ve been a The dental Center since I was a kid. Once I got married and on insurance that allowed me to stay with them, I didn’t hesitate looking elsewhere. Friendly staff. Love my dental […]
Rebecca R.
Great experience for our grandson. He goes back and has never complained about anything. We also took our 3 son’s there.
Kimberly H.
Professionalism and friendliness
Vicente H.
Everyone is friendly and professional, and service is fast.
Cheryl M.
Wonderful staff, got me in fast.
Gina C.
My son has braces from the Dental center, and my daughter might be next. What makes this place awesome for my kid’s dental health, is because of Doctor Richard L. Cohen. He is good with kids, […]
Sayela W.
Friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable
Serica E.
The doctor and her assistant were great. I had a reaction to the lidocaine and they took care of me in a very comforting way!
Janus H.
Dental and office staff are very professional, friendly and punctual. As a working professional, I appreciate the timeliness and efficiency and expertise during my visit. I wouldn’t go anywhere […]
Carol G.
Friendly staff and a job well done
Jayson F.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Phone: (574) 367-7000
Fax: (574) 245-7530
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7000
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