- Heather B.
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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Forest Christopher Port, DMD
Dr. Forest Christopher Port received his dental training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta,
graduating in 1998. After dental school, he moved to Western North Carolina and in 1999 purchased his dental practice from Dr. Eddie Cranford in Hendersonville, NC.
In 2000, Dr. Port pursued training in cosmetic and aesthetic
dentistry from the internationally renowned Nash Institute in Charlotte, NC. He later became a clinical instructor at the Nash Institute and spent a year working side-by-side with Dr. Ross Nash and Dr. Robert Lowe, widely recognized
as innovators in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
In addition, Dr. Port worked with Dr. Tom Orent, founder of 1000 Gems Seminars, consulting with dentists and dental teams across the country to improve their patient care.
In the Fall of 2007, Dr. Port moved his dental practice to Arden, NC and founded the Asheville Smile Center.
Dr. Port is a member of the Crown Council, a group of dentists dedicated to improving the lives of children through
their sponsorship of Smiles for Life, an organization that has raised millions dollars for various health related children's charities.
In 2010, Dr. Port and his team joined Smile Pink, a national organization founded by dentists
to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
In collaboration with celebrity expert dentists from across the country, Dr. Port co-authored the book, More Than a Mouthful, published by Celebrity Press on August
11, 2011. The book educates readers and provides advice on how to protect your overall health by maintaining optimal oral health. The book hit Amazon's bestseller list in two categories.
Dr. Port continues to pursue the most
advanced dental treatments to provide the highest quality dental care for his patients. He was the first dentist in WNC to take the Six Month Smiles (invisible braces) training and remains the only preferred Six Month Smiles provider
in the area. Dr. Port also offers innovative procedures like Invisalign (invisible braces), The Denture Fountain of Youth™ (FOY dentures), Somnodent (sleep apnea appliance), laser gum lifts, porcelain veneers, and beautiful metal and
mercury free restorative dentistry.
Dr. Port with his wife Heather and their children Hailey & Hunter love living in the beautiful mountains of WNC. They enjoy riding their bikes at the Biltmore Estate, paddle boarding on Lake
Julian, traveling to coastal towns, and caring for their pets.
Dr. Kevin Yee
Dentistry is in my blood. I grew up as the son of a dentist and the grandson of a dentist. I also have
two uncles and three cousins who are dentists. My grandpa established our family dental practice in Sacramento, California in 1948 and the Yee's have been practicing there ever since.
After graduating from Loma Linda University School
of Dentistry in 2016, I began practicing with my dad as the third generation of Yee dentists to practice in that office. After a few years, I had the desire to explore outside of California, which eventually led to my wife and I settling
down in Asheville where we have loved living ever since.
I enjoy all the fly fishing, hiking, and beer that Asheville has to offer. I am honored to be a part of Asheville Smile Center where I get to practice alongside Dr. Port. I look
forward to using my knowledge and experience to take care of your dental needs.
My mission statement: I focus on quality work, patient comfort, and clear communication to ensure your well-being as my patient.