Dr. Lance Harrison Jr.

Education

Dr. Lance Harrison Jr. graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. Prior to attending dental school, he attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. He also attended Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX for graduate studies in neuroscience with a research focus in serotonin. Due to his research training, Dr. Harrison has published in the journals of Brain Research and Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.

Residency

After dental school, Dr. Harrison was a resident at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital and chief resident at Montefiore Hospital (teaching affiliates of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY). He received training in oral surgery, geriatric dentistry, pediatric dentistry, special needs dentistry, orthodontics, oral hygiene, restorative dentistry, root canal therapy, periodontal treatment, and implant dentistry. Additionally, he performed many procedures utilizing IV sedation and general anesthesia in the operating room. With his unique background, he has also supervised and trained many dental students, dental residents, and staff dentists.

Continuing Education and Awards

Dr. Harrison has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Laser Dentistry and Conscious Sedation. He has also completed an extensive I.V. Conscious Sedation training program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham which increased Dr. Harrison's knowledge of dental pain management and dental anti-anxiety protocols in pediatric, teenager, and adult patient populations. Dr. Harrison has been recently named as one of America's Top Dentists for 2010.

Professional Memberships

His professional memberships include the Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Association of Implant Dentistry, The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Special Care Dentistry Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Capital City Dental Association, and 8th District Dental Society.

Mission

Early in his career, Dr. Harrison started cultivating a vision of creating a professional environment whereby close attention to every detail of a patient’s oral health, and anxiety were addressed in a state of the art facility while in a relaxing environment. Every team member of the office has been chosen to fulfill this objective. We aim to provide each patient the best experience possible.