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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Various types of dental issues successfully addressed without braces! Details in Invisalign in Asheville

In today's society, we are more conscious of image than ever before. At the center of our personal image is our smile, which has been shown to impact social and professional success. It is interesting that, when the smile is pivotal to our image, many people let their concerns over appearance stop them from getting braces. With conventional braces covering the smile in shiny metal, it is understandable that one may wish to avoid such an appearance. Fortunately, several types of braces can be used to improve the smile. At Asheville Smile Center, we are certified to provide comfortable, discreet teeth straightening with Invisalign.

Invisalign offers a whole new way to straighten teeth, without creating a "metal mouth.” This discreet alternative to conventional braces utilizes clear, plastic aligners that are not only barely visible, but also removable so you can continue eating your favorite foods throughout treatment.

Invisalign aligners are custom-designed in the Invisalign lab using state-of-the-art technology. Aligners are created based on various models of the mouth, including 3-D imaging.

Is Invisalign the right type of braces for you?

For years, many thought of Invisalign as mainly a cosmetic approach to teeth straightening. The innovative aligner method can work for the majority of orthodontic cases. Most teens and adults find that Invisalign is a suitable form of treatment, and it is even being covered under standard orthodontic benefits with dental insurance companies. Rather than addressing only cosmetic issues, Invisalign can treat problems such as:
  • Gaps between teeth.
  • Crowding, where teeth are pushed too closely together, and some instances of turning.
  • Open bite, in which the teeth do not meet with a closed jaw.
  • Underbite, in which bottom teeth protrude in front of upper teeth.
  • Overbite, in which upper teeth protrude too far past lower teeth.
If you have been unhappy with your smile, take matters into your own hands and make the improvements that will leave you feeling more comfortable and confident in your appearance. Invisalign is comfortable, discreet, and versatile for a number of problems.

Contact Asheville Smile Center to learn if Invisalign is right for you.

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