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Eat Whole Grains for a Healthy Smile

Posted on Sep 12, 2018, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and is a 30-day celebration for all things grainy. These whole grains are beneficial for heart health, overall health, and may even boost oral health too. In this blog, our Asheville dental office covers some quick facts about whole grains and how it relates to good oral health, as well as some of the best ways you can help your family

Dr. Douglas B. Phillips attended the American Dental Association Conference in Chicago

Posted on Aug 29, 2018, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Douglas B. Phillips attended the American Dental Association Conference in Chicago on August 24-25, 2018. The conference was called the “2018 Children’s Airway Health — A Practical Conference”, and it was a sold out event with approximately 250 dentists attending from all over the United States. World class physician sleep specialists and dentists discussed the significant prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in approximately 12 % of the

Dr. Phillips Attends AAFP Board of Directors Meeting

Posted on Aug 15, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

Dr. Douglas B. Phillips, treasurer and member of the Board of directors for the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (AAFP), attended the BOD meeting in Seattle from August 1- August 3, 2018. The AAFP is a nonprofit professional dental organization that sponsors a meeting each year in Chicago in February to highlight the best and latest trends and treatment procedures related to tooth replacement with fixed restorations to

Phillips and Schmitt Team Having FUN After Hours

Posted on Jul 12, 2018, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

We stepped away from our desks and dental chairs recently for a trip to Hillman Brewery. They were gracious enough to accommodate our big, hungry group, and we all had a fantastic time!  

Dr. Phillips Lectures at Dental Sleep Medicine Workshop

Posted on Apr 23, 2018, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Phillips (far right)  lectured as part of the faculty team at the Dental Sleep Medicine Workshop held April 19-21. 2018 at Spear Education. He presented two lectures on Oral Appliance Delivery to the 40 dentists who attended the meeting.  Dr Phillips is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and works with local health care professionals in providing options for treatment in managing sleep disordered

Dr. Hogg To Be Guest Lecturer at UNC Chapel Hill

Posted on Apr 18, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

On April 27-28, 2018, Dr. James J. Hogg, DABDSM, DDS, will be a guest lecturer and director at the University of North Carolina –Chapel Hill “Dental Sleep Practice Management Course”. He will be lecturing and doing clinical applications to dentists and their staff. Dr. Hogg has recently joined Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA dental office in Asheville, NC after moving from Chicago. He received his Diplomate status with

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

The Surprising Link to Heart Disease

Posted on Feb 22, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

Even though it may seem that our cardiovascular health can’t have anything to do with our oral health, research has shown a surprising connection between the two. During this American Heart Health Month, our dental office in Asheville would like to do our part to help raise awareness of heart disease by sharing the link between oral health and heart health. It Starts With The Gums Your dentist

Dr. Hogg is Guest Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill

Posted on Feb 6, 2018, by Golden Proportions Marketing

On January 26-27, March 2-3, and April 6-7, 2018, Dr. James J. Hogg, DDS, DABDSM will be a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.  He will be lecturing “Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency Program” and doing clinical applications for attending dentists and their staff. Dr. Hogg has recently joined Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA dental office in Asheville, NC after moving from Chicago. He

Dr. Hogg Presenting at MAHEC in December

Posted on Nov 20, 2017, by Golden Proportions Marketing

On Friday, December 1st 2017, Dr James J. Hogg, DABDSM, DDS, will be a guest lecturer at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) presenting to Sleep Physicians, Dentists and Respiratory therapists. Oral Appliance Therapy in combination with the CPAP to increase patient CPAP adherence and Oral Appliance efficacy will be the first topic he will cover. In the second lecture, he will be discussing the use of calibration