Meet Dr. Michael Harrison
Raleigh NC Dentist - Dr. Michael Harrison
Dr. Michael Harrison, DDS is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where he received a BA degree before entering dental school. He graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry with his DDS degree in 1973. In September of 1973 he entered the US Army dental Corps where he spent two years at Darnell Army Hospital in Kileen, Texas. During those two years he received specialty training with a board certified crown and bridge specialist and periodontist (gum specialist). He received many hours of additional training in participating in the General Dentistry Residency Program at Darnell Army Hospital.
In 1986, Dr. Harrison was the first dentist to attend the mini residency program in Cosmetic Dentistry at the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio, Texas. He is a past member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a lifetime member of the American Dental Association, and a member of the North Carolina Dental Association, and the Fourth District Dental Society. He regularly attends the Dawson Institute of Advanced Dental Studies and The Spear Center for Advanced Dental Studies in addition to other studies in advanced dental education. He is certified in Invisalign Clear braces, several implant systems, and believes that dentistry is a continual journey of learning.
Dr. Harrison offers individualized smile makeovers in a single appointment using the CEREC CAD/CAM system for all porcelain dental crowns, onlays, inlays, and veneers. He is a caring and committed professional who is dedicated to his patient’s dental health. He has a wealth of knowledge from over 40 years of education and experience using the latest technology to provide the best dentistry possible.
In his free time, Dr. Harrison enjoys spending time at the beach with his wife, Brenda, and their Golden Retreiver, Sundance. They enjoy vacationing in Hawaii and Brenda volunteers with the USO. Dr. Harrison’s daughter, Heather, graduated from North Carolina State University and now works in New York City. She also does stand up comedy at various improv theaters.