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Dentist Houston, TX - Jan R. Harden, DDS

Welcome to Jan R. Harden, DDS

Dentist Houston, TX - Jan R. Harden, DDS At Jan R. Harden, DDS, we believe that a doctor and patient become a team for treating an individual's dental needs. Our dentists spend most of their time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that general pain is relieved, problems are resolved and your health improves.

We also want our patients to be informed about dental problems and treatments, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dental needs and care.

We also know that convenience in the Houston area is important to your selection of a dentist. In these web pages you'll find information about Jan R. Harden, DDS's office, including our Houston location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We hope you'll find our practice offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a physician.

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  • Jan R. Harden, DDS

    Dr. J.R. Harden was born in St. Louis, MO. He first lived in Houston during his high school years, where he attended Westchester and Memorial High Schools. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Westminster College in Fulton, MO and his D.D.S. from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Harden returned to Houston after graduate school and opened practice at his current location. He is the father of 3 sons, his eldest Jeffrey joining him in Dental practice.

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  • Invisalign®

    Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign® is great for adults and teenagers. What is Invisalign®? Invisalign® is the invisible way to straighten ...

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Introduction

    Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we've been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated ...

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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Harden has been my family dentist for 20 years. He and his staff have always been very professional and knowledgeable. They've always treated us like we're part of their family. We live 65 miles away but would never go to another dentist. My daughter has been going to him since she was a baby (she is 15 years old now). Because of his gentle care, she has never been afraid of any of her dental visits. I highly recommend Dr. Harden to anyone and everyone I know!"
    Lena T.
  • "One pleasant dentist. Dr Harden is very careful and considerate with his patients. I would strongly recommend."
    P.A.
  • "Every visit with Dr. Harden and his staff is always professional and pleasant."
    Odele T. 03/02/2017
  • "Outstanding!
    28 Years of excellent work!"
    B.W 9/27/16
  • "Office experience was great!"
    J.W. 4/28/2016
  • "I have always been very comfortable with going to Dr Haren for dental treatment. I recommended him to Forrest when he was looking for a dentist. He was also pleased with his treatment."
    Nancy, Aug 6, 2015

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Jan R. Harden, DDS

Monday:

7:00 am-3:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-3:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-3:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-3:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Monday, March 23, 2020

Our office observes all ADA mandated Universal Barrier Precaution protocols. Universal Barrier Precautions were first mandated shortly after HIV/AIDS outbreak.. They include sterilization processes, plastic coverings for surfaces that come in contact with possible sources of infection transmission during treatment, and personal staff protection including, gloves, masks, and glasses.

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