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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Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that scientists and researchers are just now discovering to be a potentially severe, life-threatening problem. Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder in which individuals may have trouble breathing at night, where they have a decreased amount of air that they're able to breathe in and it can actually stop his or her breathing. This makes them to wake up, sometimes between a hundred to three hundred times a night. This keeps them from receiving the deep sleep they need to feel rested and rejuvenated, and can be the reason for sleep deprivation in many adults.

Many solutions for sleep apnea may include wearing a CPAP machine, surgery, or using an oral appliance in order to help open the airway. It can help the individual sleep without experiencing sleep apnea symptoms. Here at Dr. Port's office, we fabricate oral appliances for a variety of concerns. We create dentures, retainers, as well as appliances for joint and jaw problems associated with TMJ. We also make appliances for sleep apnea that can help physically hold the patient's lower jaw forward in order to keep the airway from pinching off. We are able to help provide patients with a more comfortable night's rest.

Sleep apnea is one of those disorders that is a very serious problem that many don't even know about, and individuals literally die from the problem because they stop breathing altogether. Treating sleep apnea is so important for a person's overall health, and using an oral appliance is a great alternative to heavy, uncomfortable CPAP machines that may be suggested by physicians for treatments.

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and are looking to use an oral appliance, call Dr. Port's office today to schedule a consultation in order to start the process of fabricating a custom, oral appliance to suit your needs and help you sleep.

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