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What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Bruxism—or teeth grinding—is a common condition where someone clenches or grinds their teeth together. Generally, mild and occasional grinding won’t hurt your teeth; persistent grinding can cause long-term damage. It is not uncommon to grind, clack, or clench your teeth…


Patient Reviews for Red Maple Dental

Do you need comfortable dental care? Are you looking for a dental practice that offers care tailored to each patient? Contact our dental office. We help patients find the right dental treatments for their symptoms. Our dental professionals have years…


Dental Implant FAQs

Do you have missing permanent teeth? Are your lost teeth impacting your bite? Try dental implants. Implants consist of a titanium post, abutment, and tooth crown. Dental implants are one of the most stable options for patients missing one or…


All About Dental Crowns

Do you have damaged, worn, or discolored teeth? Are your worn teeth creating an unbalanced bite? Create an even, healthy smile with dental crowns. Crowns are porcelain ceramic caps that we can use to cover teeth and dental restorations. At…


How To Cosmetically Treat Crooked Teeth

Do you have one or two slightly crooked teeth? Are you looking for a non-invasive way to fix your smile? Try cosmetic dental treatment today. Treat your crooked teeth at Red Maple Dental in Asheville, NC. Even if you do…


Do I Need a Dental Filling?

If you do not brush and floss frequently, or for long enough, food particles can sit on the teeth and gums. As bacteria accumulate, they feed on the food particles left on the smile. Bacteria release digestive acids which begin…


Why Is Routine Dental Care Important?

Many patients who already have a good oral hygiene routine at home may wonder why they have to visit the dentist every year. However, even with a routine, scheduling regular dental appointments adds benefits to your oral health and overall…


Patients Review Red Maple Dental

At Red Maple Dental, Dr. Shawna Hoffert offers comprehensive restorative, general, and cosmetic dental treatments. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Hoffert has also continued her dental education…


Learn More About Cosmetic Bonding

Your smile can be a major source of self-esteem, but your assurance can suffer if your teeth are not looking their best. Renew your confidence with cosmetic enhancement treatment from your dentist. Teeth bonding could be the affordable yet effective…


How Can Mouthwash Help My Smile?

Natural bacteria in our mouths create a film of plaque over our teeth throughout the day that can erode enamel and cause serious dental harm if left untreated. Brushing our teeth and flossing remove this plaque and keep our teeth…