Our Doctors

All professionals at Upwards Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our Doctor's experience and training.

  • Dr.
    Eric Dollinger
    Owner, Providing Patient Care at All Locations

    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. 

    He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Tabitha, for 20 years. They have two sons, Noah and Jason. 

    In Dr. Dollinger's free time he enjoys mentoring, playing basketball, and learning more about dentistry.

    Dr. Dollinger's Professional Memberships Include:

  • Dr. Serene Nagia

    Dr. Serene Nagia graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2012. Following her graduation, Dr. Serene served as an active duty dentist in the US Army. While at Ft. Stewart in Georgia, she enjoyed her mission of getting to know and treating our beloved service members. Although Dr. Serene has lived and practiced in many places along the east coast; she feels most at home in the mountains of Western North Carolina! Read more here.

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Biltmore Ave

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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8:00 am - 4:00 pm