About

Our Mission

Building relationships, Enriching lives, and Making a Difference!

At Post Falls Family Dental we strive to know our patients; not only know about their dental health, but overall health. We love to know your needs, your desires, your personality, and your family! We want to enrich your life not only with a beautiful smile but a healthy body.


Dr. Philip R. Harper, DMD, FAGD, FICOI, FDOCS is an Idaho native who grew up just a few miles away from our current office location. Both of his parents came from very large families in Idaho, and Dr. Harper is very happy to be practicing so close to home, family, and friends. After graduating from Hillcrest High School, he attended Utah State University where he pursued his undergraduate studies after serving in a two-year church mission in Antofogasta, Chile. Dr. Harper then went on to obtain his DMD from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He recently received his Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry. He has a passion for continuing his professional development by attending advanced educational courses in all areas of dentistry including cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry, rotary endodontics, implant placement and restoration, and oral conscious and IV sedation. Dr. Harper enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and takes great pride in providing his patients with an honest opinion, and gentle treatment, with great attention to detail. He also is fluent in Spanish and enjoys the opportunity to talk with patients in Spanish when possible. Dr. Harper has been married to his wife Amanda for 16 years and they have two children, Sydney and Austin. Other than dentistry, his hobbies are traveling and playing golf, which he shares with the entire family.

  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry ™
  • Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Fellow, DOCS
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists
  • Oral Conscious and IV Sedation Certified
  • Placed over 2000 implants
  • Botox, Juvederm and Kybella Certified
  • Associate Member, American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • Advanced Cosmetic Veneer training
  • TMJ and full mouth reconstruction trained
  • Ranked among Americas Top Dentists by Consumers Research Council of America
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal
  • Smiles For Santa for the last 11 years, donating over $363,000 in free dentistry
  • Former Chairman of the Board and Founder, Alturas International Academy, an international baccalaureate program

Dr. Chris Hansen, DDS, FDOCS was born and raised in Idaho Falls. He is very excited to serve his home town community. He has volunteered numerous hours of dentistry to free clinics. Dr Hansen has also visited schools, teaching children about the importance of good oral hygiene, and proudly participates with Give Kids a Smile program.

Dr Hansen graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond, Virginia. Prior to dental school he attended Utah State University where he met his beautiful wife, Christina. They have three beuatiful girls and one handsome boy that keep them very busy. Dr. Hansen enjoys golfing, basketball, volleyball, and spending time outdoors.

While at Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Hansen received training and knowledge of preventative and restorative dentistry, crown and bridge, endodontics, oral surgery, and orthodontics. Dr. Hansen has also received extra training in cosmetic dentistry and sedation dentistry. He incorporates the methods and materials that modern dentistry has to offer allowing him to serve a wide variety of people. Dr. Hansen is excited to join with Dr Harper in providing outstanding dental care.