“This is a great time to be in the Dental Profession. The technological advances that dentistry now offers make dentistry less painful, quicker, and more predictable. I like to look at the whole person (mind and body) and not just their mouth. I get great joy when someone comes in hating their smile but leaves with the Smile they have always wanted. I love when patients realize that going to the Dentist can be stress free and virtually painless.”
Dr. John Krishingner and his family moved to the Hendersonville, NC area in 1976. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, NC in 1995. He then spent the next eight years teaching high school at Fletcher Academy and running his father’s Surgical practice in Fletcher, North Carolina.
Dr. John earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, CA in 2006. After being away for his schooling, he is more than glad to come back to the mountains he loves and the place he grew up.
Dr. John and his wife Julie have three children, Tarah, Lantz, and Erica. He enjoys foremost spending time with his family, but also enjoys running, hiking, water skiing, golf and anything to do with sports and the outdoors.
Dr John, currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Hunger Coalition of Transylvania, and Pisgah Forest Rotary club. He also volunteers weekly to help with back pack buddies, and is also very involved with his children’s school and his local church.
Loma Linda also provided Dr. John with extensive clinical training in all areas of dentistry, including: Cosmetic Dentistry; Endodontics (root canals); Operative Dentistry (fillings); Prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, and dentures); Oral Surgery (dental implants); Periodontics (gums related problems) as well as Pedodontics (Pediatric Dentistry). He is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, California Dental Society, and the Transylvania County Dental Society.