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
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.
The staff was friendly and efficient.
Hannah A.
Professionalism manner of the staff, dentist was very knowledgable and have a good sense of humor.
Rachael M.
The service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The entire staff had a genuine, welcoming smile and seemed to care about every client. I have rarely seen such authentic friendliness and caring […]
Lori H.
Your office staff was friendly and helpful. I was treated like a valued guest in your office.
Deanna G.
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.
Friendly staff and they cared about my dental needs.
Ariadna R.
Good dental care and friendly service.
Brett P.
My dental hygienist is excellent.
Darlene J.
They were amazing with my little man . They treat these children as best as can be . Love them
Debbie E.
Terry is very thorough and friendly and makes the experience very pleasant.
Julia E.
Nicest Staff of Any Dental Facility I’ve ever been to.
Jason J.
They are good at their jobs. They get you in quick and are friendly and professional.
Stormi G.
Great care and concern for the comfort and outcome of the patient.
Patricia D.
Excellent service!
Florencia A.
Prompt service, little wait time, great hygienist
Monica N.
I found the care to be of the highest quality, both in terms of dental care and attentiveness to patient care. Notably, Sam. who was my primary dental assistant, was especially outstanding in all […]
Edward C.
Quick in and out. Polite staff and dentist.
Lynnda M.
The professionalism and courtesy of the people I met there. The rooms were set out in a useful and comfortable way and the people not only know their job, but they value the customers.
Marianne H.
I had a previous concern with the numbing agent. I explained this and they were wonderful working with me and my concerns! Really a great bunch of people!
Kathleen B.
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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