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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Affordable orthodontist near me in the Arden area who offers Six Month Smiles

Patients find that in order to address misaligned teeth, they may need to work with an orthodontist. If you have been searching for a dentist or orthodontist "near me" in the Arden area who offers affordable treatment and an alternative to traditional braces, Dr. Christopher Port and his team at the Asheville Smile Center can assist.

At the Asheville Smile Center, we encourage patients to take the time to learn about alternative solutions to conventional metal bracket and wire braces. Many patients, young and old, find metal bracket and wire braces to be unattractive and hide their smile. They may also feel embarrassed by the brackets and wires covering their teeth. Dr. Christopher Port discusses with many patients the options available for treatment which may include that of Six Month Smiles.

Six Month Smiles is a way to achieve a straighter dental arch but with tooth-colored wires and brackets which are far less noticeable than the alternative option. Patients have more confidence while undergoing treatment, and will be able to achieve a beautiful smile in approximately six months—instead of several years.

Dr. Christopher Port encourages patients to book an appointment at the Asheville Smile Center to determine if they are appropriate candidates for this particular method of realignment. Patients should have mild malocclusion of the teeth near the front of the smile in order to be eligible. Six Month Smiles is not intended to address poor bite alignment or the entire arch of the teeth—just the "social six" in the front of the smile. These are the teeth that are most noticeable when patients speak, laugh, and smile. They are also the simplest to reposition with treatments such as Six Month Smiles.

Interested in finding out more about Six Month Smiles? Want to achieve a more attractive look without years of orthodontic treatment? Contact the team of the Asheville Smile Center today to book a consultation visit with Dr. Christopher Port and his team of professionals. We can help you decide if this is a viable treatment option, or if you may benefit from other treatments such as conventional braces or even porcelain veneers.

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