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
Very professional staff.
George O.
Teri always does a great job and is very pleasant.
William C.
Staff is very personable and friendly.
Sherry D.
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.
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.
Cordial and knowledgeable staff
Antonio A.
Love having my teeth cleaned by Deanna! She takes her time and is so personable!
Amber B.
Good information provided by hygienist and Dr. Patel on how to improve my already strong dental care habits.
Mike M.
I have been going to the Dental Center for years. I love that they hygientist are all friendly and quick. At my last appointment I had to bring my son who has special needs. The hygientist, Terry, […]
Dawn V.
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.
on time,good service ,friendly staff
Robert R.
Efficient and expert dentists and assistants.
Barbara L.
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.
Friendly staff and they cared about my dental needs.
Ariadna R.
Friendly office staff!
Teri S.
Friendly staff and a job well done
Jayson F.
Very friendly staff, will be Back! Fast appointment, for a limited exam!
Amber K.
Dr was amazing
Crystal Z.
Quick in and out. Polite staff and dentist.
Lynnda M.
Great care and concern for the comfort and outcome of the patient.
Patricia D.
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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