Quality Care, Closer to Home

comprehensive oral health services for the whole family

Columbus Office

The MAHEC Dental Health Center at Columbus provides comprehensive dental care services closer to home so you can enjoy oral health where you live, work, and play.

COVID-19 UPDATE (March 18). The health and safety of our patients and staff are our top priority. We are rescheduling all elective procedures, including routine cleanings, for the next two weeks as recommended by the American Dental Association.

Emergency dental care: If you have an emergent dental need, please call our Columbus office at (828) 722-0003 Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

If you have an urgent or emergency dental need and have cold, flu, COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in an active COVID-19 area in the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone who has, please let us know in advance so we can help you determine the best plan for treatment.

Only one (1) family member or support person may accompany a patient to a scheduled appointment. We appreciate your partnership as we work to protect the health of our patients and staff.


We provide full-scope dental services and look forward to welcoming you as a patient. You can schedule an appointment by calling us at 828-722-0003.

At our office you will find

Compassionate care⁠—we treat patients like we would like to be treated.

State-of-the-art services⁠—featuring modern technology to enhance your dental experience.

Patient-centered treatment⁠—we'll work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that supports your oral health goals.

Experienced faculty members⁠—who provide exceptional patient care and advanced training for the next generation of dental professionals. 

Emphasis on preventive care⁠—so you can look and feel your best with healthy teeth and gums.

Whole-health focus⁠—we believe that oral health is an essential component of total wellness.

From routine dental hygiene to periodontal disease management, we are here to meet all of your family's oral health needs. Our comprehensive dental services include but are not limited to:

  • Cleanings &  x-rays
  • Cosmetic fillings, crowns, and veneers
  • Custom partial and full dentures
  • Implants
  • Reconstructive full-mouth dentistry
  • Root canals
  • Routine dental extractions
  • Teeth whitening
  • Treatment for periodontal (gum) disease

Our office is conveniently located on the St. Luke's Hospital campus at 130 Forest Glen Drive in Columbus, NC. 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Call for an Appointment: 828-722-0003

MAHEC Dental Health Center at Columbus
130 Forest Glen Road
Columbus, NC 28722

If you have a true dental emergency after hours, swelling, bleeding, or facial trauma, please go to your nearest Emergency Department. You may also reach our on call doctor after hours at (828) 777-8925.

We accept most major forms of insurance including adult Medicaid and Medicare.