Top 3 Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

June 22, 2017 Published by

Sedation dentistry is one of the leading forms of dentistry. It allows patients to receive complex and routine dental treatment under the care of trusted dentists like Dr. Shawna Hoffert and Dr.Stephen Miller of Red Maple Dental. We understand a fear of the dentist can be difficult for some people,…

A Quick And Easy Guide To Teeth Whitening

May 23, 2017 Published by

Are you looking to get a whiter, brighter smile? Teeth whitening might be the solution you are looking for. Teeth whitening is one of the most commonly performed treatments in dentistry. Asheville, NC dentist Dr. Shawna Hoffert of Red Maple Dental offers a variety of whitening options for patients who are…

Oral Cancer Awareness

April 20, 2017 Published by

Visiting the dentist twice a year could not only keep your teeth and gums healthy, but it could save your life. Oral cancer has increased in recent years and those with the highest risk, are least likely to go to the dentist. Effective treatment for oral cancer requires early diagnosis.…

Red Maple Patients Share Their Experiences

March 13, 2017 Published by

Dentists Dr. Hoffert and Dr. Miller of Red Maple Dental provide comprehensive dental care to new and returning patients in the Asheville, NC area. Our dental care team is dedicated to brings our patients quality dentistry that helps to restore their health, function, and aesthetics to their smiles. We believe…

Do Your Suffer From Chronic Headaches?

February 14, 2017 Published by

Do you suffer from chronic headaches, jaw pain, or earaches? You may have TMJ or TMD. A complex and multifaceted disorder, TMJ can be a chronic pain disorder that can negatively impact your life. Asheville dentists Dr. Shawana Hoffert and Dr.Stephen Miller of Red Maple Dental offer comprehensive diagnosis and…

In Case of a Dental Emergency

January 25, 2017 Published by

Would you know what to do incase of a dental emergency? Accidents happen, and when they do it is important to have a plan of action. When it comes to teeth, knowing what to do immediately after an incident could mean the difference between saving a tooth or losing it.…

Sedation Dentistry

December 13, 2016 Published by

If you suffer from fear of the dentist, you are not alone. Do not let anxiety keep you from receiving the dental care you need. Your oral health is essential in maintaining your overall well being and health. If you are afraid of the dentist, Red Maple Dental can help.…

Floss For Optimal Oral Health

November 17, 2016 Published by

Flossing should be apart of your daily oral hygiene routine. The American Dental Association (ADA) advocates for daily flossing as an essential part of maintaining your oral health. The ADA recommends thoroughly flossing at least once a day, everyday. Some patients find flossing difficult, or do not understand how to…

Halloween Candy And Your Teeth

October 28, 2016 Published by

The scariest part of Halloween is the damage all that candy does to your teeth! Spooky plaque feeds off sugar, allowing it to rapidly spread and take over your mouth. Plaque buildup can cause gum disease, bad breath, sensitive teeth, and even tooth decay. Remember, plaque build up is like…

Fighting Tooth Decay

September 29, 2016 Published by

Tooth decay and cavities affect most patients at some point in their lives. Children and adults are equally susceptible to decay, which is the result of harmful bacteria making their way into the crevices in our teeth, filled by sugars that are left on tooth surfaces after consuming foods and…

Cosmetic Bonding Vs. Porcelain Veneers

August 26, 2016 Published by

Cosmetic dentistry is not just recommended for making over a smile, but can also serve an important role in helping to maintain a healthy smile. As we age, tooth structure is weakened and can cause our teeth to become chipped and damaged. This will eventually reduce the tooth enamel, leaving…

Oral Health And Halitosis

July 28, 2016 Published by

Do you suffer with persistent bad breath? Is your bad breath affecting personal and professional interaction? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be the result of many things, including what you ate for dinner! However, if you have persistent halitosis that does not seem to respond to tooth brushing…

Keep Your Smile Healthy

June 25, 2016 Published by

Dental health can have a huge impact on the overall quality of life and wellbeing. This is why it is so important to maintain good oral health and to visit Dr. Shawna Hoffert regularly. At the Asheville, NC office, Dr. Hoffert has a variety of general, cosmetic and restorative treatments…

Headaches And TMJ

May 24, 2016 Published by

If you are one of the millions of people suffering with daily headaches that have been undiagnosed - it is time to talk to your dentist. Asheville, NC Dentist Dr. Shawna Hoffert treats patients with a range of dental problems, including TMJ disorders which can often be the underlying cause…

Screening For Oral Cancer

April 29, 2016 Published by

We have all heard the phrase “the eyes are the window to the soul.” This is also true of the mouth, which is a window into the state of your overall health. During a routine visit to our Asheville, NC dentist office, Dr. Shawna Hoffert performs a thorough dental exam…

Routine Dental Care And Disease Prevention..

March 31, 2016 Published by

“The mouth is a portal into the rest of the body,” according to Dr. Donald Ratcliffe, chairman of the department of dental medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. Research is consistently showing a relationship between bacteria and inflammation in the mouth to other diseases throughout the rest…

Sugar Wars… Combatting Tooth Decay In Children

February 24, 2016 Published by

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. Asheville, NC Dentist Dr. Shawna Hoffert would like to take this opportunity to join them in promoting awareness about the benefits of good oral health- especially in children. This year’s theme is “Sugar Wars”: combatting tooth decay with…

Keeping Your Teeth And Gums Healthy

January 27, 2016 Published by

Most people take care of their teeth and gums in hopes for a white, beautiful smile. But did you know that when you brush, floss, and visit Asheville, NC Dentist Dr. Shawna Hoffert, you’re also doing your heart a favor? Gum disease is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Inflammation…

Give Your Smile Holiday Sparkle With Teeth Whitening

December 22, 2015 Published by

As you run from store to store this month looking for the perfect gifts for family and friends, consider taking an hour or two to give yourself the gift of a bright, white smile! Asheville, NC Dentists Dr. Shawna Hoffert and Dr. Stephen A. Miller offer teeth whitening to remove…

Maintain Your Dental Health Thru The Holidays

December 1, 2015 Published by

The holiday season is full of festive get togethers, family parties, gift exchanges, traditional activities- and lots of sugary snacks and beverages! While we hope that your holiday season leads to more great memories, we also hope that you don’t have to call us due to a dental emergency, or…

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