Dr. Ethan Harris

Our team focuses on your comfort. Dr. Harris uses a painless numbing technique and offers many options for managing the anxiety and stress associated with dental visits. Dr. Harris will put you at ease with his gentle demeanor.  His passion and expertise is cosmetic dentistry.

Our priorities are whole-body health. We help our patients understand if they have a dental link to a medical risk. We work directly with their physicians to get our patients in the best health of their life.

We treat one patient at a time in order to provide personal attention and maximum quality of care. Our philosophy is comprehensive dental care with lifetime dental health.

We create and maintain beautiful healthy smiles in a positive, relaxed environment. Our passion and specific training in cosmetic dentistry allows us to emulate nature and deliver the best-looking smile. Did you know that any dentist can call themselves a cosmetic dentist?  That is like any physician calling themselves a plastic surgeon.  Dr. Harris has had his cosmetic dental work approved by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, which holds the highest standards in the world.  He will soon be one of less than 500 dentists in the world to achieve accreditation. Dr. Harris and his team is continuously taking advanced dental education classes to offer the most innovative methods available.

ehdmd_drumsDr. Ethan Harris has been serving the East Bay community since 2010. He received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Tufts University in 2005 and practiced dentistry in Boston for five years before moving to the Bay Area. While at Tufts, Dr. Harris received the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Award and did post-graduate studies at the Pankee and Spear Institutes. His extensive training in studio art and his passion for dental esthetics have led him to pursue accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Harris says, “The most exciting and rewarding aspect of dentistry for me is the capacity to change lives one smile at a time by creating natural beauty through art and science.” Dr. Harris’ dedication to cosmetic dentistry begins with compassion for his patients and whole body health and wellness. He delivers the highest quality of care possible and provides maximum attention to detail. Dr. Harris’ hobbies include oil painting and playing drums.

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Dr. Ethan Harris is an Accreditation Candidate with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been a member of the Academy since 2008.

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is the world’s largest international dental organization dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry and encouraging the highest standards of ethical conduct and patient care through responsible esthetics.

Accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry involves a rigorous clinical testing process. Candidates begin with a written examination and then progress to a series of clinical cases. Finally, accreditation is achieved after passing an oral examination. There are fewer than 500 AACD Accredited Members in the world.

Dr. Ethan Harris has begun this process, which typically takes years to complete, and has had his work approved by the Academy and its standard of excellence.

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Dr. Harris has done advanced studies in occlusion, which is the relationship of the upper and lower teeth during chewing. Dr. Frank Spear is one of the most respected educators in the dental field.

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Dr. Harris has studied at the Pankee Institute, which is renowned for advanced comprehensive dental education. The Pankee Institute for post-graduate dental studies, educates dentists to provide the highest level of patient care.