Welcome to Our Practice

REOPENED WITH SPECIAL COVID-19 PROCEDURES IN PLACE

Drs. Shirley & Ditty specializes in family and cosmetic dentistry. We focus on creating beautiful smiles while maintaining your dental health. Our experienced and friendly staff takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of dental care, using durable, high-quality materials and technology. You can trust your dental health to us. "It's all about your smile!"

Our goal is to deliver dentistry and maintain optimal oral health for our patients in the most comfortable and convenient manner possible. We are always looking for ways to improve your experience, so feel free to provide us feedback. Your suggestions are appreciated and the greatest compliment you can give is to refer your family and friends to our practice.

We welcome new patients and referrals!


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Meet Our Doctors

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  • Dr.
    Eric L. Shirley

    Dr. Eric L. Shirley, a native of Latrobe, Pennsylvania graduated with B.S. and D.M.D. degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.  Upon completing dental school in 1991, he served three years in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps.  Dr. Shirley entered private practice with his dental school classmate Robert T. Kramer, D.M.D. in 1994. Read More

  • Dr.
    David A. Ditty
    D.M.D.

    Dr. David A. Ditty, D.M.D., a Harrisburg native, graduated from Central Dauphin High School in 1985.  He completed his B.S. and D.M.D. degrees from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 and 1993, respectively.  Dr. Ditty has been in general practice since 1994 and formed a partnership with Dr. Kramer and Dr. Shirley in 1999. Read More

Testimonials

Read what our clients says about us!

    Outstanding! I got Kim yesterday and she was fantastic. I love Dr. Shirley and Dr. Ditty. I slacked for a while but I am very happy to have such a great place to come back to. And I made a promise...I WILL BE ON SCHEDULE WITH EVERY CLEANING MOVING FORWARD!!!!

    - Brad

    Dr. Shirley never disappoints. I have told family and friends about this office. Everyone is so friendly and kind hearted. I’m satisfied always when I leave. Teeth feel clean and strong ☺️

    - Dacia

    Great office. Friendly staff, always on time. Dr.Ditty is polite, and always interested in his patient’s well being.

    - Kevin

Featured Articles

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  • April 2022 Dental Newsletter

    The Importance of Preventive Care: Maintaining Good Oral Health Preventative dental care is a significant part of overall dental health, but it's often an afterthought. Our dedicated dentist sees many patients who don’t keep up with consistent preventative oral care and then must fix the problems ...

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  • Invisalign®

    Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign® is great for adults and teenagers. What is Invisalign®? Invisalign® is the invisible way to straighten your ...

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Introduction

    Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we've been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated ...

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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

11:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed