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Welcome to Upwards Dental, Your Dentist in Asheville, NC

Upwards Dental dentists welcome you to our website! At Upwards Dental our philosophy is to provide treatment to the whole person - with a special focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your total body health. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance. We're here to make that happen.

We also understand that choosing a dentist is an important decision. After all, your smile is your greatest asset and says a lot about your overall health. From the moment you walk in the door, you'll be welcomed by a caring staff in a relaxed, stress-free environment where the whole family can feel at ease.

Upwards Dental offers a full range of general & cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care or implants. We utilize the latest in dental technology and techniques in order to offer you the best preventive care and treatment available in Asheville.

To learn more about our comprehensive service offering, talented Asheville dentists and office procedures, take a few moments to look over the informative pages on our website. For additional information, you can always contact our office by calling or stopping in.

Relax with confidence at Upwards Dental. We're your neighbors and we're here to help you maximize the health of your smile.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Eric Dollinger

    Dr. Dollinger graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Carolina-Asheville with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He then attended the University Of North Carolina School Of Dentistry, graduating with a DDS degree with honors. Upon graduation Dr. Dollinger returned to the mountains of Western North Carolina to create a dental practice to reach out to those in the community he grew up. Read more here.

  • Dr.
    Stanley "Chip" McChristian

    Dr. McChristian is happy to have served patients in the Hendersonville community for over 25 years.  Born in Idaho, He was raised in Florida.  He received his dental degree from the University of Florida, College of Dentistry  1981, where he had received a Bachelors Degree in Philosophy 4 years prior. Read more here.

  • Dr.
    John Hoskins

    An Asheville native, John Hoskins received his undergraduate degree in Biology from St. Lawrence University in 1977 and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry in 1987. He opened his private care dental practice in the fall of 1987. He has been at the current East Chestnut location in the heart of Asheville since 1998. Dr. Hoskins' practice was purchased by Dr. Dollinger in December of 2017 and is now Upwards Dental - Chestnut Location.Read more here.

  • Dr.
    Doug McMillan

    Dr. McMillan was born in Hendersonville, NC and has always had anaffection for the mountains of Western North Carolina. After highschool Dr. McMillan earned a degree in Biochemistry from LipscombUniversity in Nashville, TN. After his undergraduate training,Dr.McMillan went to Clemson University where he earned a Mastersdegree in Chemistry

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