Paul E. Harvey Jr., DMD, a General & Cosmetic Dentist with Harvey Family Dental Practice

Get to know General & Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Paul E. Harvey Jr. who serves patients in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Dr. Harvey Jr. is a general & cosmetic dentist who is currently serving patients’ dental needs at Harvey Family Dental Practice in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Harvey Family Dental Practice treats each patient as the individual that they are: with respect, compassion, and attention to every aspect of their dental treatment and goals. The dental practice was founded in 1957 by Dr. Paul E. Harvey Sr. and celebrated its 60th anniversary on September 22nd of 2017. “We believe in building friendships with our patients by getting to know them as people with interests, passions, and stories to tell. This one-on-one interaction is a large part of why we are now treating our fourth generation of dental patients. We only treat our patients how we would want to be treated” as stated on Harvey Family Dental Practice’s website. 

Dr. Harvey Jr. joined the family dentistry practice in 1981. “I love dentistry. I love the procedures and the people I work with in the office. I love the patients and seeing whole families come through this office” he said. 

Dr. Harvey Jr. was born in Washington, D.C. in 1956. He was active in Portsmouth Little League and Portsmouth basketball teams. He graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1974. Among his high school basketball accomplishments were a state scoring record of 37 points in a 1973 tournament game, and a New Hampshire first team All-State tournament selection in both 1973 and 1974. Dr. Harvey continued his education at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and graduated in 1978. While at Colby, his number (44) was retired, and he was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ first team – All-American Division III – in both 1976-1977 and 1977-1978. He was later inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame for his athletic achievements in 2006. To this day, he holds the record for the most career field goals at Colby College, and remains the second all-time scorer and rebounder.

Dr. Harvey Jr. earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts in 1981. He was chosen as one of two students out of his graduating class to represent Tufts at the prestigious Pankey Dental Institute. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry Award, given by the Academy of Operative Dentistry. Continuing on with his dental education, he attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Implant Jaw Reconstruction course from 1987-1988. Upon graduation, he became one of the first general dentists certified in both the surgical placement and restorative procedures of implant dentistry. He was also certified by the American Society of Osseointegration, the American College of Oral Implantology, and the American Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Harvey Jr. is a member of the New Hampshire Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Greater Southeast Dental Society.

Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. As a general & cosmetic dentist, Dr. Harvey Jr. has the skills needed to complete an array of procedures that are both simple or complex in nature. 

In his spare time, Dr. Harvey Jr. enjoys spending time with his four children and extended family at Merrymeeting Lake in New Durham, New Hampshire. He also enjoys all of the wonderful opportunities that the Seacoast area offers.

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