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.
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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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600 Julian Lane, Suite 610, Arden
NC 28704 | Directions
Dr. Christopher Port

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I had a wonderful experience at Asheville Smile Center! I was very nervous about the amount of work needed and the potential cost. The staff were all very friendly, offering fresh baked cookies, aromatherapy and massage chairs! Dr. Hernandez was very thorough and was very to talk to. It was just an awesome visit!
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Family Dentistry Taking care of your teeth is so important, and good dental hygiene starts when individuals are young. As soon as children have their first set of teeth, it is essential that they are taught the proper brushing and flossing techniques. Parents and dentists should also make brushing and dental care fun and exciting to help encourage continued compliance. Approximately 10-15% of our practice is patients that are aged 18 or younger, and we encourage families to come to the dentist together to strengthen their bond with their dentist and ensure continued success with their family's overall dental hygiene.

At Dr. Port's office, he feels it is so important to start seeing children and families at his practice to ensure continued dental success from generation to generation. Parents can bring in their children to Dr. Port's practice for their first visit, and he encourages that parents schedule appointments along with their younger children to help ease young children into the dental office without harboring a sense of fear and anxiety like many adults have with their dental care.

We'll oftentimes suggest scheduling children for their first appointment when they turn three or four years old in order to start seeing them regularly and monitor their dental care. We make your child's first check-up fun and low-key to keep them from fearing the dentist and the office itself. If a child needs more advanced dental needs, we do have an extended network of pediatric-specific doctors and dentists that can further assist our patients if the need exists. Checkups, cleanings, and education are all included in a child's dentist appointment, and can help get them the right start they need to begin a lifetime of great dental health care.

If you have been seeing Dr. Port and would like to start having your children visit our office as well, call today to schedule your child's first appointment and get them on the road to having a happy, healthy smile for a lifetime!

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