Dr. John Highsmith, DDS

Dr. John Highsmith, DDS

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Age 60
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Dr. John Highsmith, DDS is a dentist who practices in Clyde, NC. He is 60 years old.Read his story

78 Nelson St

Clyde, NC 28721

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Dr. Highsmith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Highsmith "Dr. John Highsmith is a Phi Beta Kappa and Salutatorian graduate of Davidson College. He earned his dental degree from the University of North Carolina (go Heels!). Following a residency at the VA Medical Center in Baltimore, he pursued additional training in dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Highsmith is one of only five an accredited members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in North Carolina, a Diplomate of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), and a fellow in the Misch Implant Institute. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Western NC Dental Society, and the NC Dental Society. Dr. Highsmith has taken many continuing education courses at LVI, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Education. From 2006 to 2014, Dr. Highsmith was a clinical instructor at LVI, helping teach other dentists cutting edge techniques for cosmetic and functional dentistry."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Highsmith We provide you the highest standards of dentistry in an efficient, professional manner; with the superb care we want for ourselves and our family. As your skilled and knowledgeable team, we keep you comfortable while we address your individual needs.
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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Procedures

  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Cancer Screening
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Jaw Tracking
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of North Carolina School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • VA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Highsmith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Highsmith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in North Carolina, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Misch Implant Institute, Member
  • NC Dental Society, Member
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Diplomate
  • Western NC Dental Society, Member

Dr. Highsmith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Highsmith to family and friends
4.5
based on 31 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Highsmith's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

in Asheville |
I would recommend Dr Highsmith very highly. To be someone not liking the dentist very much Dr Highsmith and his great staff made me feel very comfortable from day one. My procedure s lasted for almost a year and Dr Highsmith and his staff went above and beyond with his services and including my...more
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in Clyde |
Laura Inman has been caring for my teeth for over 20 years now. Thank you Laura and Dr John Highsmith for all of the care I have been given for all these years. Dr. Highsmith and his staff are caring compassionate people and I appreciate all they have done for me. I would not trust these Choppers...more
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in Forest City, NC |
Dr. Highsmith practices cutting edge dentistry with professional grace, he adds a sense of artistry to his work. Dr. Highsmith and his entire staff make each patient feel special and relaxed. In my case, after completing a full mouth makeover a neck pain that I battled for many years was GONE. ...more
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in Spruce Pine, North Carolina |
It is clear Dr. Highsmith focuses on excellence and is supported by a staff who are personable as well as professional. You will quickly feel valued and given the time and attention that is rare in the medical profession.
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in Andrews, NC |
I having been going to Dr. Highsmith for 17-18 years for teeth cleaning, crowns, dentures.. He is an excellent dentist and I'm very pleased with his staff. He takes extra care to make sure you're satisfied with his work.
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