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We Are Excited To Announce That Starting May 11th
We Will Be Open For Normal Business Hours!

We’ve missed you! We hope you have stayed safe and in good health!

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice! You may have seen this during your visits to our office in the past. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. We want to share additional precautions we will also be taking to ensure the well-being and safety of our team and patients.
Read Full List of Precautions

They will include but are not limited to:
  1. Limiting the number of patients in the practice at one time
  2. Asking for patients to wear masks when coming in and out of our office
  3. Asking a list of screening questions during appointment confirmation and repeating the list upon patient arrival
  4. Having patients wait in their vehicle until team member comes to take their temperature
  5. Having patient wash or sanitize hands upon arrival to office
  6. Limiting one parent or guardian to accompany one minor to his/her/their appointment
  7. Implementing digital forms/paperwork (including consent for treatment form) and payment options
  8. Scheduling more time between patients to perform disinfection practices above the standard protocols using electrolyzed water and medical grade sanitizers
  9. Cleaning the air with ozone filtration every evening
  10. Having all patients rinse with treatment specific mouthwash prior to any treatment
  11. Using advanced suction systems that reduce aerosols
  12. Screening our team each morning with questionnaire and temperature checks
  13. Masks worn throughout office by every patient and team member, except for when patients are receiving treatment
*Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any additional questions, please give us a call at 828-684-1633 or email us at info@AshevilleSmileCenter.com

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How Asheville area patients can remove dental plaque from the teeth

Dr. Christopher Port is a dentist in the Asheville area who encourages his patients, new and current, to take good care of their smile. Dental care often requires patients to brush and floss their teeth after every meal and maintain their regular appointments with their dentist. This is important in ensuring problems such as tooth decay and periodontal disease are avoided, or, if they occur, that they are able to be treated immediately before they become a bigger problem.

The key to maintaining a healthy smile is the removal of dental plaque. Plaque is what develops on the teeth after tartar has been uncontrolled. Bacteria and food particles can cause tartar to start developing on the surfaces of the teeth and gums. Tartar is a sticky substance that can be removed with brushing and flossing. If patients do not remove dental plaque in a timely manner, it becomes hard and develops into plaque. Plaque cannot be removed easily with brushing, which is when patients need to see a dental professional.

Plaque can be removed with special instruments at the dental office. Dr. Christopher Port and the team of the Asheville Smile Center can provide patients with plaque removal during their recall appointments. Plaque can develop in very hard-to-reach places that can be difficult for patients to reach with floss and a toothbrush, which is why regular visits with a dentist for a professional cleaning is highly recommended, even for patients who are diligent about their oral health care needs. Dr. Christopher Port can remove dental plaque from the surfaces of the teeth and gums and bring the smile back to health after each dental recall visit.

If you live in the Asheville community or surrounding area and are interested in learning more about complete dental care and improving oral health, now is the time to contact Dr. Christopher Port and the team of the Asheville Smile Center to learn about how to remove tartar, plaque, food particles, and bacteria from the smile to keep it healthy and clean. Our practice also provides patients with esthetic dentistry solutions and restorative treatments to help in maintaining a healthy smile for life!

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