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
My dental hygienist is excellent.
Darlene J.
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.
Terry is very thorough and friendly and makes the experience very pleasant.
Julia E.
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.
Always good quality care.
Rebecca T.
Efficient and expert dentists and assistants.
Barbara L.
Service is efficient and everyone is friendly.
Christine B.
Staff is very personable and friendly.
Sherry D.
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.
Good service
Dorinda B.
Great care and concern for the comfort and outcome of the patient.
Patricia D.
Good dental care and friendly service.
Brett P.
Excellent service!
Florencia A.
Very professional staff.
George O.
Friendly staff and a job well done
Jayson F.
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.
on time,good service ,friendly staff
Robert R.
Having a filling replaced is a painful process (for me) and they took the time to mitigate the pain and tried to make me as comfortable as possible. I know this take extra time but I appreciate it.
Robert W.
Everyone is friendly and professional, and service is fast.
Cheryl M.
Very friendly staff, will be Back! Fast appointment, for a limited exam!
Amber K.
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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