What is a dental emergency?

In light of recent events, Harris Family dental wanted to share some information on what a dental emergency is, and what you should do. Should you suffer major facial trauma or swelling/toothache, do not hesitate to contact Dr. Harris by calling either 414-771-1228 or 262-207-4851 If you suffer a trauma that knocks a tooth out, call the above numbers immediately and do the following: Rinse your mouth and the dislodged tooth. Try not to handle the root of the tooth too...

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3 reasons why you shouldn’t be nervous or embarrassed about going to the dentist (even if you haven’t had your teeth checked in years)

1. Dr. Harris and her amazing (and nonjudgmental) staff are in the business of helping everyone improve their dental health. We all take pride in being known as the office that treats our patients like family and friends.  Everyone at Harris Family Dental believes in educating our patients on available dental treatments so they can make an informed treatment choice. Patients need to know about their options, benefits and risks of treatment. Don’t be afraid to ask us anything -...

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7 Common Questions Parents have about Braces

Wondering whether or not your child needs braces, how to know when the time is right for orthodontic treatment and what, if any, the dietary restrictions are? Here are 7 common questions I hear from parents along with some useful information about braces. 1. Is wearing braces painful? Modern orthodontic treatment should not hurt. With the advent of low-force orthodontics, custom brackets and archwires, soreness and pain should be minimal. 2. Will my child require any other dental procedures to...

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Dr. Copoulos transitioning the practice to Dr. Harris

By now, many patients have heard that beginning January 3, the transition from Copoulos Dental to a new practice, Harris Family Dental, will begin. Dr. Dean will remain practicing part time through March and will then retire from dentistry. Dr. Dean has graciously decided to pass the torch to me, Dr. Heather Harris. It’s been such an honor working with Dr. Copoulos at the practice for the past 2.5 years and I wish him the best. For those of you...

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