166 Furman Road, Suite A, Boone, NC 28607



Say Goodbye To Unsightly Metal Fillings [VIDEO]

There once was a time when fixing a cavity meant getting a metal filling. These restorations were durable, but they also distracted from a beautiful smile. At Appalachian Dental Care, we remedy tooth decay with natural-looking, tooth-colored fillings! Like metal, they’re long-lasting, but people won’t be able to see your filling. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about composite fillings. Then, if you want to take advantage of discreet tooth-colored fillings moving forward — or even if you want to replace your metal ones — give our Boone, NC office a call ...


Get A New Smile In A Day

If you’ve been living with missing teeth, it may seem like it’s been a very long time since you’ve enjoyed the confidence that comes with a beautiful, complete smile. If you’re going to put forth the effort to replace those teeth — and you should! — you shouldn’t have to wait weeks for your new and improved smile. With traditional dental implant procedures, replacing teeth can take months. After you have the artificial tooth roots placed, you generally wait several months for the area to heal before attaching the dental restorations that replace the visible parts of missing teeth. But at ...


3 Ways To Prevent Cavities [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cavities seem harmless enough, right? Nearly every adult with teeth gets at least one cavity during their lifetime. But consider this: If left untreated, cavities grow and infection spreads — sometimes compromising the health of the nerves within your tooth! Cavities can cause hypersensitivity to hot and cold foods, and they can even result in toothache and extraction. You want to take care of cavities before it gets to that point. Or even better, you want to prevent cavities when possible! And it’s easy to do, particularly with the help of the talented professionals at Appalachian Dental ...


Custom Dental Crowns In Just One Day [VIDEO]

When Wilfred came in to have a dental implant restored with a dental crown, he was amazed that Appalachian Dental Care could fabricate a dental restoration in-house — and it only took a matter of minutes! “On his crowns, he has a machine that I’ve watched with fascination that will actually make the tooth or the crown, and you sit there and you watch it and in twenty minutes it’s done,” Wilfred said. It’s all possible thanks to state-of-the-art CEREC technology! The ability to create high-quality crowns and bridges in-house means you can get the care you need in one convenient ...


Your Guide To Tooth Extractions

Almost every dentist will tell you it’s best to save your natural teeth when possible. But what if you’ve exhausted your options and the tooth is just damaged beyond repair? In those cases, an extraction — or removal of the tooth — is necessary to preserve and improve your oral health! So, how do you know whether your tooth needs to be removed? And where should you go to have the procedure done? Read on for more information about tooth extractions, and then consider Appalachian Dental Care for all your dental needs in Boone, NC! Dr. Airey has more than 30 years of experience in a variety ...


Attention Spring Athletes! Protect Your Smile With A Custom Athletic Mouthguard

With winter winding down, we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief now that spring is right around the corner. And you know what that means — practice is already ramping up for spring sports! If your student-athlete will be on the field, on the court, or on the track the next couple months, it’s important to take measures to prevent dental injuries. In some cases, the athletic mouthguard is a mandatory part of the uniform, and some school districts have said that properly fitting mouthguards help aid in the prevention of concussions.   At Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC, ...


Helping Our Patients Take Ownership Of Their Dental Health [VIDEO]

At Appalachian Dental Care, we see our role as not just care providers. We’re also patient educators, providing you with the information you need to take ownership of your dental health and feel great about your treatment! Watch this video to learn more about Dr. Airey’s approach to general dentistry. Then, come experience excellent comprehensive dentistry in our Boone, NC office. Whether you’re looking for a practice to call your family’s dental home or want to replace teeth with dental implants, our compassionate team can help. Call us at 828-355-5673 to schedule an appointment.


Common Causes Of Dental Pain

Toothaches can be debilitating. The throbbing pain affects your ability to focus and do even the most mundane day-to-day tasks. And as it turns out, tooth pain is fairly common in North Carolina. Roughly 1 in 10 adults reported that they felt dental pain “very often,” according to recent data from the American Dental Association. But dental pain, particularly if it’s recurring, is most often times your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. At Appalachian Dental Care, we’re proud to prioritize patient comfort — and that means alleviating your dental pain quickly. In fact, we can ...


Valentine’s Day Dental Health Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

Smiles are an important part of falling in love. More than a third of people say that it’s the first thing they notice when meeting someone they’re attracted to! So this Valentine’s Day, whether or not you have plans with a special someone, do something nice for your smile! At Appalachian Dental Care, we offer excellent comprehensive care in our Boone, NC office. That means no matter what your smile needs, our compassionate staff will be able to help. Check out this infographic below for some Valentine’s Day dental health tips. Then, whether you’re due for a dental checkup or want to ...


High-Quality Dental Crowns That Look Like Real Teeth [VIDEO]

Kay has received more than half a dozen dental crowns from Appalachian Dental Care. They’ve helped her restore her dental health and achieve a more beautiful smile! The restorative dentistry Kay has experienced in our Boone, NC office has been top-notch, she said. The crowns are so life-like that they’re practically indistinguishable from real teeth! “I would dare someone that wasn’t in the office today to tell me which teeth are my new crowns because they have a real eye for the shading,” she said.  “…You don’t get that kind of results in every dental practice, unfortunately.” ...


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