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Phillips & Schmitt Team Attends Course on Advanced Dental Sleep Medicine

Posted on Nov 12, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Phillips – along with Patient Treatment Coordinator Shirley and Dental Hygienist/Clinical Assistant Ann – just got back from a course on Advanced Dental Sleep Medicine, which has become a vital component of the extensive services we offer our patients. The top dental sleep medicine specialists in the country presented the latest diagnostic and treatment procedures to treat mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy.

Drs. Phillips and Schmitt Attend Seminar on Advanced Restorative and Prosthodontic Dentistry

Posted on Oct 19, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Phillips and Dr. Schmitt — along with dental lab technicians (ceramists) Simon Sharpe and Kent Decker — attended the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry meeting on Friday, October 19. The all-day seminar on advanced restorative and prosthodontic dentistry dealt with achieving optimal esthetic results for patients with challenging situations including crooked, malposed and discolored teeth. The lecture stressed the need for developing excellent working relationships with other

Dr. Phillips Completes Visiting Faculty Role at Spear Education

Posted on Sep 10, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Douglas Phillips completed his visiting faculty role at Spear Education in Scottsdale, Ariz., co-teaching a workshop called “Facially Generated Treatment Planning” Sept. 5-7. He shared his expertise with approximately 30 dentists from around the world, including several from Canada and one from Norway. Dr. Phillips has been visiting Spear Education three times a year in his role as visiting faculty, and he continues as a mentor for

Recipes for a Healthier Smile

Posted on Sep 6, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry has released a free e-booklet containing recipes using ingredients that are proven to help you keep your smile its best. Click here to download “Recipes for a Healthier Smile.” (You’ll need the free Adobe Reader to open the file.) Happy cooking! —– Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA 1111 Hendersonville Rd Asheville, NC 28803 Phone: (828) 254-1944 URL of Map

Installation of New OP300 CBCT Machine

Posted on Aug 23, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

We recently installed new imaging technology equipment to provide state-of-art diagnostic imaging for our patients. This enables us to obtain the highest quality diagnostic images with much less radiation exposure than a standard full-mouth dental x-ray. This is a win-win for our patients, as they get better quality care in this safest manner possible. We can even plan the outcome of dental implant surgical procedures prior to dental

Phillips & Schmitt Team Volunteers for Free Dental Clinic

Posted on Aug 10, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

On Friday, August 10, 2012, Dr. Douglas Phillips and five of our team members volunteered their time for the free dental clinic offered by the North Carolina Dental Society’s Mission of Mercy, helping provide no-cost care for people in need. The 80-chair full clinic, which was installed in the gym in the Coman Student Center on the campus of A-B Tech Community College, included digital x-ray machines, sterilization,

Dr. Phillips Attends Annual Meeting of Southern Academy of Periodontology

Posted on Jun 25, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Douglas Phillips attended the 92nd annual meeting of the Southern Academy of Periodontology in Orlando, FL in order to accept his invitation for membership. The Southern Academy of Periodontology is the premier organization for the dental specialty of periodontics for 10 southern states. Dr. Phillips was invited as a member because of his commitment to excellence in patient care involving cosmetic and dental implant procedures requiring a

Dr. Phillips Attends Spear Education Faculty Summit

Posted on Jun 4, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Dr. Phillips attended the 4th Annual Spear Education Faculty Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Phillips is a member of the visiting faculty at Spear Education where he mentors other dentists in their journey of excellence in patient care involving advanced restorative and prosthodontics procedures. The meeting focused on ways to become a more effective mentor and on the current research, materials, and methods used in advanced cosmetic restorative

Dr. Phillips Completes First Step in AACD Accreditation

Posted on May 7, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Asheville dentist Dr. Douglas Phillips, DDS has successfully passed the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) Accreditation Written Examination, the first step in the AACD’s accreditation process, which challenges a dental professional’s foundational knowledge in cosmetic dentistry. The accreditation written exam was administered in Washington, DC, during the 28th Annual AACD Scientific Session. AACD accreditation is the world’s most recognized advanced credentialing program, and it encourages further education,

Results of Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Posted on Apr 20, 2012, by Phillips & Schmitt, DDS, PA

Among the people who took advantage of the free oral cancer screenings offered by Phillips & Schmitt DDS on April 19, one person was referred to a specialist for a biopsy to a suspicious area on the tongue, highlighting the necessity to catch oral cancer early. The screenings, which were part of April’s nationwide Oral Cancer Awareness Month, consisted of visual examinations with magnification. This catches some of