We Are Excited To Announce That Starting May 11th
We Will Be Open For Normal Business Hours!

We’ve missed you! We hope you have stayed safe and in good health!

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice! You may have seen this during your visits to our office in the past. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. We want to share additional precautions we will also be taking to ensure the well-being and safety of our team and patients.
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They will include but are not limited to:
  1. Limiting the number of patients in the practice at one time
  2. Asking for patients to wear masks when coming in and out of our office
  3. Asking a list of screening questions during appointment confirmation and repeating the list upon patient arrival
  4. Having patients wait in their vehicle until team member comes to take their temperature
  5. Having patient wash or sanitize hands upon arrival to office
  6. Limiting one parent or guardian to accompany one minor to his/her/their appointment
  7. Implementing digital forms/paperwork (including consent for treatment form) and payment options
  8. Scheduling more time between patients to perform disinfection practices above the standard protocols using electrolyzed water and medical grade sanitizers
  9. Cleaning the air with ozone filtration every evening
  10. Having all patients rinse with treatment specific mouthwash prior to any treatment
  11. Using advanced suction systems that reduce aerosols
  12. Screening our team each morning with questionnaire and temperature checks
  13. Masks worn throughout office by every patient and team member, except for when patients are receiving treatment
*Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any additional questions, please give us a call at 828-684-1633 or email us at info@AshevilleSmileCenter.com

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600 Julian Lane, Suite 610, Arden
NC 28704 | Directions
Dr. Christopher Port

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

The benefits of porcelain veneers exceed the price when you work with your Asheville cosmetic dentist

Most of us are concerned about our overall appearance, as we live in a time when aesthetics can make or break deals ranging from professional to personal. Recent studies indicate that a high percentage of people find an attractive smile to be an invaluable social and professional asset, and believe that the appearance of teeth can impact everything from dating opportunities to professional success. If you are looking for the right kind of cosmetic treatment to improve your smile, you will find that porcelain veneers more than make up for their initial price. In our Asheville practice, this is a popular form of smile enhancement for a number of reasons.

Dentists have used veneers for many years, covering a wide variety of cosmetic dental issues like cracks, gaps, or chips. Veneers come in a few different materials, designed into thin sheets that fit over a tooth or teeth. Today, many patients opt for porcelain veneers over composite materials, due to the fact that the latter has properties more like those of natural enamel and creates the kind of smile that looks like it has been with you since birth. Porcelain is not only translucent, like enamel, and capable of reflecting light, but it is also able to resist stains far better than our natural teeth can.

Receiving porcelain veneers in our Asheville practice is convenient and comfortable, with only two visits needed to complete the process. Before making any physical preparations, we will thoroughly discuss your specific concerns and smile desires so that the most suitable treatment plan is devised. If only one tooth is to be treated with a porcelain veneer, then the procedure might be perfectly complemented by teeth whitening, so that the entire smile is brightened.

During the preparatory visit for porcelain veneers, the teeth to be treated are modified to accommodate the thickness of the veneer. This step involves the removal of a slight amount of enamel. Most patients tolerate this step quite well, but we can provide local anesthetic if discomfort occurs. After the teeth have been prepared, an impression is taken for the lab to use as a guide in the fabrication of veneers.

A week to ten days is needed for veneers to be completed, during which time teeth may feel slightly sensitive, which should resolve once the veneers are in place. Before attaching the veneers, the teeth are etched and polished, and each veneer is carefully assessed for shape, size, and color. Once acceptable, the veneers are placed and cured with a specialized light.

Beauty always has a price. The smile enhancement that comes from porcelain veneers creates the kind of long-lasting results you are looking for.

Contact us to schedule your consultation for cosmetic dentistry.

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