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.

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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
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Asheville, NC, dentist explains the benefits and cost of Invisalign


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Many adults who research orthodontic treatment are thinking about making a cosmetic improvement to their smiles. However, there are other benefits as well. Straighter teeth can improve the overall health of the mouth because it makes it easier to clean the teeth and remove food particles that could otherwise become trapped between misaligned teeth. Many adults are hesitant to undergo orthodontic treatment because of the embarrassment of wearing traditional braces as well as the cost and length of treatment.

Dr. Christopher Port of Asheville Smile Center offers Asheville, NC, residents an alternative solution to traditional braces with Invisalign orthodontic treatment. While the greatest benefit of Invisalign braces is the invisible appearance, there are other advantages.
  • Comfort: Metal braces can be sharp against the inside of the mouth, causing tiny tears on the cheek and tongue; however, invisible braces use smooth plastic trays to shift the teeth in small increments.
  • Removable trays: While patients should wear the trays almost 24 hours a day, the trays can be taken out to eat, brush and floss. Additionally, Invisalign trays can be removed for important events, although most people can’t even tell you’re wearing them.
  • Timing: The exact length of time a patient uses Invisalign will vary, but most patients can achieve their desired results in less than two years.
  • Convenience: Invisalign is a great option for adult patients with busy lives. This treatment requires fewer office visits than traditional orthodontics. Instead of visiting the dentist or orthodontist to have braces tightened, patients simply swap out their trays every two weeks
The first step to a straighter, smile is to call Asheville Smile Center at (828) 585-4049 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Port. The dentist and his team will examine your mouth and discuss your best options for achieving a smile you deserve.

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