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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Benefits of Invisalign

Patients in Asheville ask, "Is Invisalign effective?"

Patients who want to correct an imperfect smile are welcome to contact the team at the Asheville Smile Center to learn more about ways of repairing malocclusion. When teeth are misaligned, they can look unattractive and affect oral health. Patients may be self-conscious about their appearance and try to hide their mouth when smiling, laughing, or talking with others. Instead, patients should feel confident when they are with others and not have to worry about how they look. However, many patients want to avoid traditional braces commonly used for fixing poor alignment. This is when Dr. Christopher Port in the Asheville area may suggest Invisalign treatment.

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that does not work in the same way as conventional orthodontics. Instead of using metal brackets and wires to move teeth into alignment, Invisalign uses aligner trays made of clear, medical-grade plastics. These trays are worn over the dental arch to move teeth gently into their new positions comfortably, while at the same time allowing patients to share their smile with others.

Many patients ask, is Invisalign effective? Invisalign is highly effective for patients who comply with treatment. In order for Invisalign to work as planned, patients must work with their dentist and understand the importance of wearing the trays day and night for successful results. It is important that patients only remove their Invisalign trays for cleaning their teeth or eating to achieve their dream smile. Patients should not hesitate to work with Dr. Christopher Port in determining if Invisalign is best for them. Both teenagers and adults may be suitable for this method of realignment.

Not everyone is an appropriate candidate for Invisalign, which is why Dr. Christopher Port recommends patients visit his practice for a consultation appointment and initial examination to determine if this orthodontic alternative will be effective in a straight smile. Contact the Asheville Smile Center to book an initial visit to educate yourself further on the best ways of obtaining a more attractive look quickly and easily without conventional metal bracket and wire braces.

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