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Why Do Crowns Break?

Posted on Apr 12, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Everything your Asheville dentist does to help your smile is aimed at protecting and preserving as much of your natural tooth structure as possible. Sometimes, as part of your restorative, preventive, or even cosmetic care, we’ll recommend having a crown (both temporary and permanent) that are custom made for your smile. A crown is highly effective at covering a damaged or cracked tooth to help strengthen and protect

My Dentist Said My Tooth is Cracked. What Do I Do Now?

Posted on Apr 5, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

It’s Saturday night. You hit play on that new Netflix series you’ve been waiting all week to watch. You dive into the bowl of popcorn, bite down, and then it happens. You hit a kernel. It hurts but you’ll call the dentist on Monday. Fast forward… You just found out that biting down on that little seed did big damage to one of your teeth. Our Asheville dental

The Top 3 Reasons Your Teeth May Be Chipped or Cracked…and How to Fix It

Posted on Mar 27, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

So many people come to our Asheville dental office with chipped or even cracked teeth and need help to get out of pain and to stop any further damage. Has it happened to you? You take a bite of your lunch and feel something a little funny in your mouth. Is something stuck in my tooth? Is there something in the sandwich I didn’t order? But then, you

How to Get a Better Looking Smile

Posted on Oct 18, 2018, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Our smiles are one of the first things others notice about us, and they can say a lot about who we are. After all, we use our smiles to display friendliness as well as express emotions. But if you’re unhappy with the way your smile looks, it may affect your self-confidence and unfortunately, first impressions made by others. Our dental office in Asheville has tips for our neighbors

The Do’s & Don’ts to Getting a White Smile

Posted on Aug 27, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

As we near Labor Day, many people will begin packing away their white clothes until next year. After all, wearing white after Labor Day is typically considered a fashion faux pas. However, at our dental office in Asheville, we believe that a white smile never goes out style, and you should be proud to show yours off all year around. But what do you do if your smile

All About Veneers

Posted on Jul 24, 2018, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

At our Asheville dental office we often have patients who are unhappy with the way their smiles look. But thanks to cosmetic dentistry, there are a number of ways that we can help transform the appearance of smiles. One of the most common and versatile cosmetic dentistry options available are dental veneers. What Are Veneers and What Are They Used For? As the name implies, dental veneers are

Think Twice Before Drinking That Green Beer

Posted on Mar 13, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

The luck of Irish tends to be with everyone during St. Patrick’s Day, whether or not there’s an ounce of Irish in them. Besides wearing a lot of green, one of the most common ways to celebrate this holiday is by drinking a lot of beer. At our dental office in Asheville, we hope that our patients enjoy the festivities responsibly, but also want them to be aware

What is Charcoal Toothpaste and Does it Work?

Posted on Jan 23, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

Chances are you’ve seen all the social media posts raving about using charcoal toothpaste to whiten your teeth. Its popularity has soared over the past few years, and many people are raving fans of it. But what is this gooey black stuff that everyone seems to be using? Does it actually work? Our dental office in Asheville wants to help get your questions answered. Question 1: What is

Top 4 Ways to Get a Better Smile

Posted on Jan 15, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

When you look in the mirror and smile, what do you see? Are you happy with the way your smile looks, or are your teeth not quite white enough, not quite straight enough, or just overall not quite what you’d like? If you’re looking for ways to improve your smile’s appearance, look no further than our dental office in Asheville. Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments to Transform Your Smile Professional

Is Drinking Wine Bad for Your Teeth?

Posted on Dec 21, 2017, by Golden Proportions Marketing

There’s been a popular belief surrounding red wine and its benefits to heart health floating around for years. We even found an article suggesting that drinking a glass of red wine a day has the same type of benefits as spending an hour at the gym. But we’re not here to debunk or support any of these claims. Instead, our dental office in Asheville is here to talk