Meet Dr. Matthew Harris |

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Dr. Harris and Relatives

After thirty decades of practising at Lake of the Pines Dental, Dr. David Molina has retired and passed the reins to the upcoming generation.  Dr. Matthew Harris has taken around the business enterprise from Dr. Molina, and desires to enable the clients there know that he is continuing the practice with the exact same experience, compassion, and interest to the requires of his clients that Dr. Molina has been known for for the earlier a few a long time.

Dr. Harris has a enthusiasm for dentistry and more than anything, encouraging individuals. He enjoys all component of dentistry and studying new techniques and ideas to enable his individual care. He performs all factors of dentistry from fillings to implants, root canals to knowledge tooth. He tactics sedation dentistry, and loves taking treatment of “high dental anxiety” people. He really just desires to support as several men and women as doable find their smile and enjoy coming to the dentist.

Dr. Harris was born into dentistry. Each his father and brother are dentists. His mother is a Qualified Dental Assistant and his sister is a Registered Dental Hygienist.  In addition, his wife is a Dental Hygienist, as well, and her brother is a Dentist.  

Born and elevated in Alberta, Canada, in a tiny city of 1800 men and women, Dr. Harris enjoys the group come to feel that he has observed below.   His spouse was born in California, but her mother was Canadian and they moved to that very same little city when she was a youthful female.  The pair went to higher school jointly, but it wasn’t right until they the two ended up in the same college in Utah that they started out dating.  Harris joked that, “I arrived all that way just to marry somebody from my dwelling town!” 

Harris graduated dental school from Oregon Health and fitness and Science University in 2012, and then went home and labored with his father, who was his mentor, “Everything I know I acquired from him,” Dr Harris reported. 

Immediately after his father passed two years ago, Dr. Harris created great on a guarantee he had produced to his wife to convey her house some day to California, and she required to be near her family members in Placer County.  The few moved with their a few boys to Loomis, CA, and bought Dr. Molina’s perfectly-established practice just outdoors the gates of Lake of the Pines.  Dr. Harris enjoys that people can generate their golfing carts to their dental appointments, and the powerful feeling of community and welcome that he has identified right here.

“I want to thank Dr. Molina for his 30 moreover decades of assistance using care of sufferers at LOP, and the persons who are living in this article,” Dr. Harris said.  “He coached soccer at Bear River, and we have that in common due to the fact I mentor for my kids’ soccer and basketball groups.  He did so considerably for the local community, and was this kind of a wonderful man.  I will get the job done really hard to are living up to the part that he has stuffed listed here for so extended.” 

Even with Covid restrictions, the follow is nonetheless open and Dr. Harris is observing sufferers.  They are adhering to all ADA and CDC recommendations, and have an air filtration technique in the place of work.  Dr. Harris’s staff is also screening clients, having temperatures, and sustaining social length in the place of work. 

For additional info, or to make an appointment, stop by or simply call (530) 268-1445.