Dr. John Highsmith, DDS

Dr. John Highsmith, DDS

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Age 60
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Dr. John Highsmith, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Clyde, NC. He graduated from University Of North Carolina School Of Dentistry and practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.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."

7  Practice Areas

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

65  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
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • TMJ
  • 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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79  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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Highsmith to family and friends
38 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (22)

Dr John and his team have made my poor genetic dental a healthy mouth. I now smile freely and enjoy a cold drink without worries.
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Excellent all around, from dental work to cleanings to staff to financial arrangements to level of trust to great care.
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Dr Highsmith and complete staff treat you as if you are a family member. They work to insure that your mouth, teeth, and smile will be the best they can be... to make you happy to smile again.
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Dr. Highsmith runs an excellent practice. Top of the line equipment, very friendly staff and perfect organization. Dr. Highsmith all ways does phantastisch job. I highly recommend this dentist.
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Great staff and dentist. May you feel comfortable even when you dread the dentist and are selfconcious.
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