About Great Smiles Orthodontics

about us

Our mission at Great Smiles is to provide an exceptional orthodontic experience for our patients and their families.  We pride ourselves in delivering clinical excellence in a warm and friendly atmosphere.  We pledge to be a team that honors each other and those we have the privilege to serve.

Meet our doctors

 

Dr. Ryan Haldeman, DDS, MS, PA

Asheville Orthodontist Dr. Ryan Haldeman

Dr. Ryan Haldeman was raised in a small farm community in central Iowa. He earned a degree in psychology at the University of Iowa. He obtained his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from Iowa Dental School.  While in dental school Dr. Ryan developed a passion for both orthodontic and pediatric dentistry studies and completed his post-doctoral dual residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His combined specialties and understanding knowledge of child growth and development allow him to provide comprehensive orthodontic and dental care. Dr. Ryan is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

In 2003, Dr.Ryan joined Great Beginnings Pediatric and Orthodontic Specialists. His partnership with Great Beginnings offers patients the opportunity for the multispecialty care that Dr. Ryan always dreamed of providing.  Dr. Ryan and Dr. Stephanie are Western North Carolina's only dual trained specialists in both pediatric dentistry and orthodontics.  Dr. Ryan enjoys utilizing his unique training to provide comprehensive care in both of these areas.

When Dr. Ryan is not creating great smiles in one of his offices or spending valuable time with his family, he is active in many local organizations such as the United Way and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Dr. Ryan also invests in furthering his and his staff’s education staying up to date on the latest trends in orthodontia and insuring the best possible all around experience for his patients.

Dr. Stephanie S. Chambers, DDS, MS, MSD

Asheville Orthodontist Dr Stephanie Chambers Furlong

Dr. Stephanie was born and raised in Asheville, NC.  As the daughter of Dr. Bill Chambers, Dr. Stephanie worked for Great Beginnings throughout high school.  She attended the University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for college where she earned her degree in Biology and also attended University Of North Carolina School Of Dentistry at Chapel Hill for dental school where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery.  During dental school, Dr. Stephanie was recognized for her promise in pediatric dentistry when she received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Pre-doctoral Student Award for Outstanding Promise in the Field of Pediatric Dentistry. 

After dental school, Dr. Stephanie completed a pediatric dental residency at the Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  During her pediatric dental residency she received extensive training in hospital dentistry as well as complex craniofacial and special needs patients.  She earned a Master’s of Science Degree by completing a thesis project that has contributed to the understanding of how oral bacteria evolves from birth to adolescence and how bacteria is transmitted from mother to child.  In 2014, Dr. Stephanie became a Board Certified Diplomate of Pediatric Dentistry by completing her residency and both the written and oral exams. 

Dr. Stephanie then chose to continue her education by attending the Medical University of South Carolina to receive additional specialized training in Orthodontics and seek an additional Masters of Science Degree in Dentistry.  Dr. Stephanie joins Dr. Haldeman as one of the areas only dual trained specialists in both Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics.  Dr. Stephanie sees patients in both the Pediatric and Orthodontic Offices.

Dr. Stephanie has a passion for basketball as a former athlete.  She stays active playing in recreational basketball leagues as well as participating in other activities such as tennis, running, hiking, and swimming.  She is an active participant in the community through the involvement with the Special Olympics, charity runs like the Asheville Turkey Trot, and kid’s events such as the Asheville Downtown Dribble.

Meet our team

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home!  We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment.  Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.  Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care.  We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

The Great Smiles Orthodontics Team

Ann

Ann

Ashley

Ashley

Aulby

Aulby

Becky

Becky

Beth

Beth

Brooke

Brooke

Denise

Denise

Heather

Heather

Kim

Kim

Kristen

Kristen

Kristy

Kristy

Laura

Laura

Lindsay

Lindsay

Nicole

Nicole

Nikki

Nikki

Pam

Pam

Somer

Somer

Susan

Susan

Sylvia

Sylvia

Tina McCall

Tina McCall

Tina Wright

Tina Wright

Contact Us

Asheville Office: 828-274-8822
Sylva Office: 828-586-9333
Waynesville Office: 828-407-4034
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