Dr. John Hoskins

  • Dr.
    John Hoskins
    Chestnut Location

    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.

    While building and developing his practice in Asheville, Dr. Hoskins began an educational journey to broaden his experience and enhance his knowledge base in order to keep abreast of new technology in his field and continue to provide state-of-the art dental care to his patients. His credentials include completion of the Management Program as well as the Mastery Program at the Schuster Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. During his years of study, he refined a patient-centered treatment model that puts a premium on developing a relationship with patients based on honesty, integrity, and trust. Dr. Hoskins is excited to now be apart of the Upwards Dental Family.

    Dr. Hoskins is a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, which requires 500 hours of continuing education and passing an exam. He has also completed educational continuums with the OBI Foundation of Bioesthetic Dentistry, which involves three years of course work and presentations of a total oral rejuvenation. There are about 300 dentists in the U.S. who have completed this curriculum. Dr. Hoskins has also taken continuums with the Kois Center and The Dawson Academy. During his career, Dr. Hoskins has completed more than 1,000 hours of continuing education.


    • B.S. degree in Biology, St. Lawrence University, Canton N.Y.  1977
    • DDS degree University of NC, Chapel Hill, 1987

    Set up private practice late 1987

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    He is a member of the following professional associations:

    • N.C. Dental Society
    • American Dental Association
    • The Academy of General Dentistry with the Fellowship designation
    • Buncombe County Dental Society

    He has also served on the Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church.

    Dr. Hoskins has provided clients with a health-centered approach that focuses on the causes of dental disease to break the cycle of continued dental despair and repair.  His path has led him to associate with some of the finest dentists in the country and their influences.  These people include Dr. Michael Schuster, Dr. Bob Frazer, and Drs. Jim Benson and Chuck Wold with Orognatic Bioesthetics International (OBI). He prides himself as being a health-centered dentist who looks at the totality of a patient’s health, which includes the physical, dental, and emotional well being. 

    He is married to Laura A. Webb. They are devoted pet lovers with dogs and cats. He is a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, and he and his wife enjoy a myriad of hobbies: hiking, biking, motorcycling and travel.

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