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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Questions About Dental Services in Asheville, NC We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Asheville...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Your Options for Restoring a Chipped Tooth
...Porcelain veneers or crowns are better for more extensive damage or discoloration...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Artistic Repair of Chipped Teeth With Composite Resin” and “Porcelain Veneers...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers...

Change Your Smile for the Better with Porcelain Veneers
...We have an effective solution for you: cover them with life-like porcelain veneers...

New Materials Add Strength to Veneers' Beautiful Life-Likeness
... If you would like more information on porcelain veneers, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Veneers may Offer a Less Invasive Way to Transform Your Smile
...But depending on your teeth’s actual condition, you might be able to obtain a new smile with a less-invasive option: porcelain veneers...

Advances in Porcelain Veneers Improve Both Strength and Appearance
... The science — and artistry — of porcelain veneers has come a long way over the last three decades...

A New Veneer with Minimal or No Tooth Alteration
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “No-Prep Porcelain Veneers...

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Porcelain Veneers” and “Artistic Repair of Chipped Teeth With Composite Resin...

Viggo Mortensen's Red-Carpet Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Artistic Repair Of Front Teeth With Composite Resin” and “Porcelain Veneers...

Affordable Veneers Can Give You a New Smile
...There's an affordable way to improve your smile without a lot of extensive treatment: porcelain veneers...

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Artistic Repair of Chipped Teeth With Composite Resin” and “Porcelain Veneers...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

You May Need Orthodontics Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
Sometimes you need only a single solution to improve your smile: teeth whitening to brighten stained teeth; porcelain veneers or crowns to mask dental flaws; or a life-like dental implant to replace a missing tooth...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...