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About Dr. Hoskins' Dental Practice - Asheville, NC

Our dental-wellness philosophy differs from traditional dental practice in that we concern ourselves with the causes of dental distress rather than just repairing or replacing broken teeth and making them look better. There is an important distinction between these two views, and it determines the nature and progression of time spent during dental appointments.

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A wellness view reflects the importance of the relationship between the doctor and patient. Therefore, unless there is a need for immediate pain relief, the beginning appointments are dedicated to learning about new patients’ dental and medical histories and their desires for their oral health and overall physical well-being. This is why the initial interview is so very important. It allows for an educational process for both patient and doctor. Unfortunately, not all dentists take the time to do this.

For decades, dental tradition has focused mainly on checking and cleaning teeth and recommending treatments to fix or replace them and improve their appearance. But this neglects one critical aspect: a holistic view of the mouth as part of an overall bodily system. Of course the goal remains the health of the teeth and gums, but we also focus on the whole-health connection between teeth, gums, jaw joints, chewing, and the state of one’s overall well-being.

Our office is conveniently located just north of Asheville’s vibrant downtown. We are open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday. Please call us during these hours to schedule an appointment. Our email address is staff@drhoskinsasheville.com.