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Dental Hygiene Asheville, NC

Improve Oral Health with Proper Dental Hygiene Habits

At the practice of Dr. John Highsmith, Clyde, NC area patients can educate themselves on the advantages of preventative dental care. General dentistry encompasses many standard procedures, including cleanings, examinations, and fillings. However, good oral health starts at home. Our professionals are here to educate patients on the advantages of taking care of their smiles… Read More »



Dental Implants Asheville, NC

Dental Implants Cost: Let’s Get a Clear Picture

As an accredited cosmetic dentist, Dr. Highsmith regularly meets people who perceive dental care as a valuable investment in their oral health and also their general wellness. Interestingly, it seems to be easier for most people to invest by choice rather than by force. For example, it feels much more exciting and positive to consult… Read More »


Teeth Whitening Clyde, NC

Do You Know How to Keep Your Smile Bright?

We have a thing for great smiles. Not just here in our dental office, but as a society. Humans have a natural tendency to admire beauty without even fully realizing it. When it comes to the smile, this means the eye looks for symmetry and brightness. Studies have demonstrated not only our love for radiantly… Read More »


Dental services Asheville NC

How Innovation in Dentistry Benefits You

Archeologists have found evidence of dental care dating back to ancient Greece. However, the concepts that were emerging at that time would not transition into practical use for several hundred years. It wasn’t until the 1800s when dentistry became a formalized profession that involved specific training and understanding of dental anatomy. Now, a few hundred… Read More »


Dental Implants Asheville, NC

How Implants Compare to Natural Teeth

A primary objective in dentistry is to foster long-term oral health. If we were to describe complete success at this, we would definitely include the preservation of natural tooth structure. Tooth loss is an event we’d like to avoid whenever we can. According to research, we have a good chance at this. In our office,… Read More »


Porcelain Veneers Clyde, NC

Maintaining Porcelain Veneers for Long-Term Benefit

There has always been a lot of value in cosmetic dentistry. Patients who choose to invest in their smiles typically do not second-guess their decision. Once they have the radiant, straight, and perfect teeth they have imagined, there is no looking back. Many years ago, the primary form of cosmetic dentistry was tooth replacement with… Read More »



Dental Services Asheville NC

Oral Care for the Older Adult

To be referred to as an “older adult” or “senior” may have, at one point, incited a bit of stress. At the very least, to recognize inclusion in the aging population may feel somewhat unpleasant. Of course, aging has increasingly become something we can enjoy. We’ve got ways to diminish the cosmetic signs of aging,… Read More »