We are NOW OPEN under Phase I Guidelines:

We are safe, healthy and ready to care for your child’s dental needs!

Thank you for your continued trust in our doctors and staff. Everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our top priority!  As we go back into operation we have made new office policies to allow us to safely treat children while helping to maintain the overall goal of reducing COVID-19 in our community.

Here are our new policies during this Phase of recovery:

When you arrive at the office PLEASE DO NOT COME IN. Patients and escorts will be prescreened then screened on the day of appointment by asking questions about medical history, temperature and risk factors.
We ask that you send a text/call 828-274-4744 and someone will assist you.
We request all patients go to the clinical area alone but will be allowing one screened/masked adult for children 6 and under (exceptions case by case will be evaluated by the dentist, email the request to

I urge you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We can be reached by phone at 828-274-4744 or by email to and will respond as soon as we can.


We are following a “new standard of care” with respect to airborne disease. This in in addition to our current, stringent sterilization, disinfection and disease prevention policies. These directives are evolving from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Your health and the health of our dedicated staff, matters to us.

Our office policies will evolve as we move through the Phases of reopening and as we see advances in science, vaccines, equipment, etc.
We will be prescreening patients and their escorts before each appointment. We will screen again at the time of the appointment.
We will have new office policies in place to minimize exposure for all.

The safety and well-being of our patients continues to be our primary concern. We will continue to monitor the status of COVID-19 nationally and within our community and keep you up-to-date regarding our plans to reopen for business as usual.

Best Bites Dental

WELCOME to Best Bites Dental for Children!

The children's dental office of Joshua Paynich, DDS, PA is here to help. We are a high tech dental office, occupying a state-of-the-art facility where we strive to provide safe, high quality care while adhering to green (eco-friendly) standards. We continually upgrade our technology, materials, and equipment. Our staff is compassionate, experienced and willing to work to make your experience positive - and are offering immediate appointments for new patients!

Our mission is to provide high quality dental care in an environment that is fun and friendly.

We see children from 1-18 years of age, and offer additional services including digital X-rays, intra-oral cameras, and computerized charting.

Our Office

We occupy a state of the art facility dedicated to dentistry for children in Asheville, North Carolina. We strive to provide your child with safe, high quality care while being as green as possible. Our office is equipped with the latest dental technology including digital x-rays, advanced intraoral imaging, and paperless record keeping.

Sedation Options

Sedating the patient may be needed depending on the amount of treatment required and the anxiety level of the child.  The sedation options range from nitrous oxide and conscious sedation administered in our office, to general anesthesia administered at a Mission Hospital’s surgery center.

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