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Meet The Team

 The nucleus of our dental operation is to provide an exuberant experience that is personalized to each patient’s ideal comfort.  Harris Cosmetic & Modern Dental is committed to providing an individualized treatment modality that is facilitated in a calming atmosphere. We ask each patient to communicate all dental requests subjectively. The entire team cherish the trust that you have placed within us to provide optimal dental care that encompasses the entire body.


Dr. Jason Harris

Dr. Jason L. Harris is an enthusiastic professional that strives to perform to his optimal abilities. He is elated to bring a wealth of knowledge, and innovative methods to Harris Cosmetic & Modern Dental that will make each patient’s dental experience memorable.

 

Dr. Harris is a Georgia native, and he has provided exceptional dental services to the Upstate New York area for over 8 years. He is currently married, and he has a dog, Choco, as well as a cat, Onyx. He received his dental training from Howard University College of Dentistry located in Washington, DC. He completed a General Practice Residency at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, PA.  Currently, Dr. Harris is a member of the Fifth District Dental Society of the State of New York. Also, he is a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Harris has attended and completed several continuing educational courses that have furthered his knowledge, and skills in various facets of dentistry.

 

Dr. Harris is passionate about dentistry, and he is very attentive to each patient need. Making each patient visit informative and exciting is his top priority. 

 



Ms. Asiah Crawford

Certified Dental Assistant

I have been with the Harris Cosmetic & Modern Dental Family since March 2019. I’m originally from Philadelphia, but I was reared in Syracuse for the majority of my life.  I am very goal-oriented, and I have successfully completed my licensure exam to become a certified dental assistant. I enjoy working with patient’s, and I am told that my calming spirit puts patients at ease. I strongly believe in our patient first approach, and I enjoy accomplishing this with my H.C.M.D Family. I look forward to having fun at your future dental visit. 


Mrs. Diana Milton

Registered Dental Hygienist

I'm a New York City native, and I relocated to Syracuse, NY to attend Maria Regina College; I received an Associates Degree in Business Administration.  I later enrolled at Onondaga Community College where I received my degree in Dental Hygiene.

I have practiced dental hygiene in the Syracuse area for over 24 years. I speak fluent Spanish, and I have found that being bilingual has been such a blessing! I love working with people as well as being a community liason between the Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish speaking communities. 

In my spare time I enjoy hiking in the Adirondacks, going to plays and concerts, volunteering at schools, working with the elderly, and spending time with friends and family.
I realized early in my life that education was the key to realizing my goals and dreams. Because of this I love speaking to others, especially children, to motivate them to pursue their dreams.

I have been with Harris Cosmetic and Modern Dental for over a year and I absolutely love my patients!  I care deeply for my patients and enjoy being a critical member of my patients healthcare team. 

 


Mrs. Paulia Donalson

Office Manager/LDA



I have been employed by Harris Cosmetic and Modern Dental as the office manager and head
dental assistant since 2019. Having over 32 years of experience in the dental field has allowed me to develop long-term relationships with our wonderful patients!

I obtained my education at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC where I majored in biology. While in college
and after, I was employed for several years as a research laboratory technician-first at the
Environmental Protection Agency in NC as well as at SUNY Health Sciences Center in Syracuse. I
began my career as a dental assistant at the Syracuse Community Health Center in 1988, and
continued as an office manager/dental assistant at another local dental practice for almost 27
years.
In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, cooking, walking my dog, reading and spending time with my
adult children, family and friends. I am also a singer/keyboardist/organist and have been the
Minister of Music at my church for over 30 years. I love creating and listening to music of all
kinds.
My experience working at Harris Cosmetic and Modern Dental has been great! I enjoy the
innovative, fast paced atmosphere, because I love learning new techniques and fresh ideas.
Most of all, I love the happy, smiling faces of our many satisfied patients! I look forward to
seeing yours soon!


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