Office Closure Notice - Open for Emergencies ONLY!

Dear Patients, Families and Friends,

As our community copes with the fast-moving spread of Covid-19, coronavirus, we hope you and yours are in good health during this stressful time.

As you are aware, the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has issued warnings and precautions to health-care providers worldwide regarding Covid-19, Coronavirus.

Public officials have advised medical and dental providers to postpone elective procedures for a limited time while we social distance in the effort to slow the spread of this virus.

Patients with upcoming appointments that will have to be rescheduled will be notified by our team, on an ongoing basis as we wait for more understanding of this ever-changing situation.

We will continue to be available on a limited basis for dental emergencies only.

Should you experience a dental emergency, please call our main office phone number and leave a message. This phone number connects to our after-hours cell phone. We will respond to you as soon as possible.

Before Call for an emergency you must read
We will continue our use of universal precautions, which includes use of our masks, gloves, surface barriers, and will always exceed the highest standards of disinfection and sterilization for all instruments per OSHA and CDC guidelines.

The health, safety and well-being of our patients, families and our community is of the utmost concern. Having said that, here are some precautions we’re asking you to take if you come in for an emergency:
  1. Please let us know as soon as possible if you start to experience any symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath), and we will be happy to reschedule your appointment for another time.
  2. Please do not bring anyone to your appointments. If you need a ride, ask the person who drives you to your appointment to wait in their car until your appointment is concluded.
  3. Please wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after entering our office.
  4. We will also be monitoring temperatures prior to caring for you.
If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel welcome to call us at(828) 684-1633.When we are given the green-light to renew regular business operations, we will update you.

We thank you for your patience during this interruption and we look forward to seeing you as soon as we are able, happy and healthy.

Warm regards,
Dr. Chris Port and the Asheville Smile Center Team
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Existing Patients Call:
600 Julian Lane, Suite 610, Arden
NC 28704 | Directions
Dr. Christopher Port
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Patients in Arden ask, "Can you make a smile more beautiful?"

Stained or missing teeth can cause patients to hide their smiles when laughing or socializing. This is no way to live. Many people in Arden will ask a highly respected dentist in the area, "Can you make a smile more beautiful?" Dr. Christopher Port will reply with a resounding, "Yes," followed by explaining treatments at Asheville Smile Center that can transform a smile.

Brightening smiles

We offer three whitening treatments that can rejuvenate smiles – in-office whitening, at-home whitening, and whitening brushes. Depending on the needs of patients, we will recommend the right treatment for them. During the in-office procedure, we ensure the face, lips, and gums are protected before applying a whitening gel to the teeth. After a single appointment, patients can enjoy smiles several shades lighter. We also provide the option to whiten the teeth in the comfort of home. We will take impressions of the dental arches, which are used to create customized trays. When patients apply whitening gel to the trays and wear them daily they can enjoy the same results as the in-office treatments. Our third option is whitening brushes, which should be used after brushing the teeth. For treatment, patients "paint" gel onto their teeth daily to achieve optimal results.

Restoring missing teeth

Another way to restore beauty to the smile is to replace missing teeth. In addition to aesthetic benefits, replacing missing teeth can ensure a healthier smile. Left untreated, teeth can shift into gaps from missing teeth. This makes them more difficult to keep clean when brushing and flossing, increasing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. We provide dental bridges, dentures, and dental implants. Each treatment can restore the ability to bite, chew, and speak properly as well as renew confidence. Dental bridges can contain dental crowns, which are placed on adjacent teeth to hold the bridges in place. Dentures can be used for partial to complete tooth loss. Dental implants are placed during oral surgery. After the jawbone has healed, we can place crowns or dentures on top of them to restore health, beauty, and function to the smile.

Do you want to attain a more beautiful looking smile? Our team can help. Schedule your consultation by calling (828) 585-4049.

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