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.
Read Full List of Precautions
They will include but are not limited to:
Limiting the number of patients in the practice at one time
Asking for patients to wear masks when coming in and out of our office
Asking a list of screening questions during appointment confirmation and repeating the list upon patient arrival
Having patients wait in their vehicle until team member comes to take their temperature
Having patient wash or sanitize hands upon arrival to office
Limiting one parent or guardian to accompany one minor to his/her/their appointment
Implementing digital forms/paperwork (including consent for treatment form) and payment options
Scheduling more time between patients to perform disinfection practices above the standard protocols using electrolyzed water and medical grade sanitizers
Cleaning the air with ozone filtration every evening
Having all patients rinse with treatment specific mouthwash prior to any treatment
Using advanced suction systems that reduce aerosols
Screening our team each morning with questionnaire and temperature checks
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).
Hendersonville area residents should see what six months of wearing braces can do for them!
By Dr. Christopher Port
Do you feel self-conscious about your smile? You aren’t alone. Over a million adults in the last four years have explored whether braces are right for them. Asheville Smile Center wants to help! Dr. Christopher Port is the only preferred Six Month Smiles provider in the Hendersonville area. Six Month Smiles is an orthodontic treatment for adults. Dr. Port wants all his patients to have a smile they are proud of.
What is Six Month Smiles?
A wires and bracket method for straightening the front upper and lower teeth.
Clear brackets and tooth-colored nickel-titanium wires are used to minimize the appearance of braces.
Low forces and the short treatment time helps patients feel more comfortable and increases oral hygiene.
You may be an ideal candidate for Six Month Smiles if:
You are seeking straightening for cosmetic purposes.
You are looking for solutions to misalignment of front teeth (including extruding or intruding teeth)
Want an overbite or open bite fixed.
Have crowded and overlapping teeth
What the process includes:
A comprehensive consultation to determine if you are a candidate.
X-rays, intraoral pictures, and tooth impressions are done.
Six Months Smiles laboratory determines what movement is necessary to correct your teeth, and where brackets and wires should be placed.
We will place your clear brackets and arch wires. The brackets will be fused to your teeth.
You will have recurring appointments every four weeks for adjustments. These appointments only last about 15 minutes.
Once your treatment is complete, the brackets and wires are removed.
If you have put off getting your teeth straightened due to cost, Six Months Smiles costs less than traditional braces. In addition, we help our patients through the insurance process and offer financing options. Let us help you get the smile of your dreams! You belong here. (828) 585-4049.
Dr. Christopher Port is a full-time practicing dentist in Asheville, North Carolina. In 2007,Dr. Port founded the Asheville Smile Center, a dental practice dedicated to helping patients achieve a lifetime of dental health and beautiful smiles.
- Judy C. I have never been at ease going to the dentist! The staff and Dr. Port are wonderful. I cannot praise them enough. I got a new crown. Did not feel the shot at all. I will keep going to this dentist. I recommend them highly.The office atmosphere is very calming from the front office and throughout.
"Dr. Chris Port, Asheville esthetic dentist and smile rejuvenator, recently signed a publishing deal with CelebrityPress, a leading health book publishing company along with other leading dental professionals from across the country to release the book, "More Than A Mouthful."