Dr. James Tharp, DDS

Dr. James Tharp, DDS

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Dr. James Tharp, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Frankfort, IL. He practices dentistry.Read his story

Tharp Dental

10171 W Lincoln Hwy

Frankfort, IL 60423
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Dr. Tharp's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tharp "Dr. James Tharp received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University. He has been practicing dentistry for over 35 years and has completed several courses offered by the Pankey Institute and Dawson Academy. He is a Fellow and member of the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants and has just completed the requirements for Mastership status. Dr. Tharp is currently an evaluator for the Gordon Christensen Clinicians Report. He has studied with Joe Massad (prosthodontics specialist) at the Massad Institute. He has taught for over twenty five years in several areas of dentistry in seventeen different states, and three countries. He has dedicated his professional career to providing you with the best that dentistry has to offer. Dr. Tharp believes when you love your work, it shows. Outside of work Dr. Tharp enjoys playing ice hockey, hiking mountain trails, and being a flying instructor. He enjoys a variety of music and loves to dance."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tharp "Our mission, as a dental team, is to provide the highest quality dental care to our guests, our family and our friends. We want to help our guests achieve long-term, optimal oral health in the most caring and efficient manner. We take pride in our profession and continue to advance our knowledge and expertise in all relevant areas of dental healthcare by attending cutting edge higher educational classes. We remain forever grateful to our Creator for giving us the blessing to be able to create a lifetime of smiles."

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

69  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Facial Pain
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
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74  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Deep Bleaching
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Microsonic Dental Cleanings
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tharp has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tharp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Lithuanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, Fellow
  • International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, Member
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Dr. Tharp's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tharp to family and friends
39 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
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Dr. Tharp's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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