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How Do Dentists Fix Missing Teeth?

Posted on Sep 6, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

If you’re missing teeth due to an accident, tooth decay, gum disease, or other reasons, you’re not alone. In fact, millions of Americans suffer from tooth loss. Prior to technological advancements in dentistry, the only option to replace missing teeth was either a bridge or dentures. However, at our dental office in Asheville, we’d like to educate you about the benefits of one of dentistry’s most significant advancements

5 Ways Missing Teeth Can Impact My Smile & My Life?

Posted on Aug 23, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

You might have heard this before from your dentist in Asheville, but it’s definitely true that your smile is always your best accessory. It’s also one of the very first things everyone notices about you, including potential professional and personal connections. But when you’re missing a tooth or teeth, especially the ones that are visible when you smile, it can make you feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. Let’s take

Are Missing Teeth Common?

Posted on Aug 8, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

A missing tooth or teeth can happen in an instant or develop over time. Sometimes we’re living life, and an accident occurs, causing damage to our smile. Decay and deterioration, over time, can also cause a tooth or teeth to loosen and eventually fall out. At our dental office in Asheville, we meet patients of all ages and stages of life that have a missing tooth or teeth

Dr. Phillips Attends Southern Academy of Periodontology Meeting

Posted on Jul 1, 2019, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. William Claiborne, Dr. Jennifer Boyland, and Dr. Douglas Phillips attended the Southern Academy of Periodontology annual meeting in Naples, Florida on June 21-22, 2019. Drs. Claiborne and Boyland of Biltmore Periodontics in Asheville, NC are both specialists in treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants to provide support for missing teeth. Dr. Phillips of Phillips & Schmitt, DDS in Asheville, NC  works closely with them to plan

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