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Solutions For Bad Breath

Bad breath can be an embarrassing issue that can affect your confidence and relationships. Bad breath may even be an indication of a complex dental concern. If you are experiencing bad breath that can not be solved by performing your normal…


The Effects Of Smoking On The Teeth

Smoking and tobacco use can have adverse effects on your health as well as your oral health. Research has suggested that smoking and tobacco use can contribute to the development of gum disease, teeth staining, oral cancer and halitosis. Over time…


Are Dental Veneers Right For You?

Dental veneers are one of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures patients undergo to improve the appearance of their smile. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that carefully adhere to the front and sides of your teeth. Dental veneers can…


Let’s Celebrate National Dentist’s Day

We are taking a moment to celebrate National Dentist's Day! Asheville dentist Dr. Shawna Hoffert is committed to helping patients improve their smile through compassionate, comprehensive dental care. We would like to take a moment to celebrate Dr. Hoffert and…


Are Your Dealing With Dental Fear

Dental fear and anxiety are common dental concerns that patients of all ages deal with. If you suffer from dental fear, it is important to find a dentist you can trust. At Red Maple Dental, Dr. Shawna Hoffert and her dental…


Get Treated For Dry Mouth In Asheville, NC

Did you know that dry mouth can affect your oral health? Believe it or not, dry mouth is a common dental concern that patients deal with on a day to day basis. Saliva plays an active role in your oral health. When…


What To Expect During A Root Canal

It's no surprise that the root canal procedure gets a bad rap for being a long, painful process. However, under the care of an experienced, trusted dentist, a root canal procedure is as simple as a routine dental filling. Asheville,…


Cavity Prevention

It's October, which means that the stores are filled with more sweets! At Red Maple Dental in Asheville, NC, we understand it is difficult to fight temptation when it comes to sweets. However, don't let your love for sweets be the reason you…


Finding The Right Tooth Replacement Option For Your Smile

Missing teeth can affect the way you interact with others; ultimately affecting your overall confidence. At Red Maple Dental, Asheville dentist Dr. Shawna Hoffert, DDS offers a wider range of tooth replacement options for patients who are missing one or…


Back To School Tips For A Healthier Smile

It's August, summer is winding down, and you're getting ready to jump back into your fall routine. Now is the perfect time to get your oral hygiene back on track and end the summer with a healthy, bright smile. Asheville…