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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600 Julian Lane, Suite 610, Arden
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Top 7 ways Invisalign may surprise you

Asheville Smile Center offers a full range of dental treatments needed to keep your smiling looking good and feeling even better. If you are dissatisfied with misalignment, turning, gaps, and slight bite issues that affect the front teeth, visit our office near Hendersonville to learn more about discreet, comfortable Invisalign treatment. There are several aspects to treatment that may surprise you.

  • Consistent wear is a must. To straighten teeth with conventional braces, brackets and wires are affixed to your teeth 24/7. While Invisalign aligners are removable, it is necessary to wear them 22 hours a day for successful, efficient straightening.
  • Nearly invisible, but not undetectable. Most people will never know you are wearing aligners, at least not by looking at you. However, it is possible that your speech may change slightly. Patients usually adapt quickly, and the minor lisp that occurs from the tongue coming into contact with aligners rather than teeth is temporary.
  • Everyone is different. Invisalign is an excellent method of straightening crooked teeth and closing gaps. However, there are certain orthodontic issues that are still best handled with braces.
  • You will love your travel toothbrush. Although many sites say that you can just rinse your mouth and aligners after meals, there really isn't anything better than a quick brushing to keep teeth clean and breath fresh.
  • Rethink your drink. Each set of aligners is worn for a two-week interval. However, it is important to know that if a drink can stain your teeth, it can also stain your aligners. Avid coffee drinkers may need to enjoy a cup or two, then replace aligners, rather than sipping throughout the morning.
  • Invisalign for a slimmer waist? Some people notice a sweet little side effect from Invisalign – they drop a few pounds! This is because snacking is not as easy when you have to remove aligners, hurry your pleasurable snack, and brush afterward.
  • No toothpaste needed to clean aligners. In fact, you should avoid brushing aligners with toothpaste. The abrasive particles can leave grooves which encourages a build-up of plaque, and in turn, creates an unpleasant odor and yellow hue on your trays.
Of all the details of Invisalign, one that stands out is that going through treatment is totally worth it. Patients who complete this program feel more confident in their appearance and enjoy improved oral health. Is it your time to address misalignment? Call Asheville Smile Center at (828) 585-4049.

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