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Regain Your Confidence with Dental Implants

ind out how this long-term tooth replacement could boost your appearance! Dental implants are pretty amazing restorations because they are the only ones that actually both look and even act similarly to natural teeth. This is because our Waynesville, NC, dentist Dr. Michael Gillespie places this small, biocompatible titanium post into the jawbone, where it … Continued

Holiday Dental Emergencies

Tooth problems during Christmas are worse than the Grinch stealing your presents. Listed below are several dental emergencies and their solutions should you find yourself in a dental pinch while we are closed over the holidays. Broken or Chipped Tooth: Use temporary dental restorative material or orthodontic wax to cover the area. These may be … Continued

What Is Sleep Apnea and How Is It Treated?

Do you wake up every morning tired instead of refreshed? You may have sleep apnea, a condition affects more than 18 million people, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Our Waynesville, NC, dentist, Dr. Michael Gillespie, shares a few signs of sleep apnea and explains what you can do to treat the condition. What is … Continued

Orthodontic Options

Is your smile more TRICK than TREAT? We have several options to close gaps, improve alignment, and create a smile that will release your inner glow! Clear Correct Using a series of clear aligners, we can move your teeth into proper position almost invisibly! Depending on the amount of movement, treatment is generally between 3-12 … Continued

Cracked Tooth Treatment

A cracked tooth is a very common dental problem resulting in pain and discomfort while biting. Teeth are subject to a great amount of force, and teeth that have been heavily filled may experience a breakdown of the remaining natural tooth structure. Due to the variety of symptoms, it can be difficult to diagnose the … Continued

FAQs About Dental Implants

Patients who have missing teeth or major tooth and gum problems often have questions about dental implants. Implants are the modern solution for replacing teeth and are now often preferred over other solutions like dentures and bridges. Here are a few of the most common frequently asked questions about dental implants, answered. Having more knowledge … Continued

Welcome to Our Blog

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Waynesville, NC area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice. As we move … Continued
Michael D. Gillespie, DDS

Michael D. Gillespie, DDS