About Us:

Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art orthodontic solutions for our patients in a comfortable atmosphere. As Asheville’s leading provider of Invisalign and the Damon System our treatment options are faster, more comfortable and more appealing than ever. And we think you’ll be amazed at the difference a beautiful smile can make – for you and for the people you love. Welcome to our site – we hope to meet you in person soon.

Dr. Black is a leading expert in the Asheville, NC area for Invisalign, the Damon System, and other cutting-edge orthodontic treatment options. For straight teeth without braces and treatment without tightening, Black Orthodontics is the choice for braces in Asheville, NC.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Black has specialized in orthodontics in Asheville for over 25 years. During that time he has helped people of all ages feel, better, look better and live better, by giving them straight, beautiful teeth. He received his M.S. and Orthodontic Specialty degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill and is known as a leader in the dental health community.

Dr. Black and his family are very involved in many of the community groups that make Asheville such a great place to live and work. In fact, he has been awarded the Employer of the Year as well as Small Business Leader of the Year by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce.

When he’s not busy creating beautiful smiles, he enjoys time with his wife, Susan, and three daughters, Michelle, Kathryn and Sarah. He also serves on numerous local community boards.

Meet Our Staff

Jessica Bryson studied Public Relations at Western Carolina University and graduated from the dental program at AB-Tech. She joined the team at Black Orthodontics over 11 years ago. Jessica is in-charge of our office and works clinically and administratively. As an adult, Jessica had braces with Dr. Black and enjoys sharing her positive experience with others.

Jessica says, “having braces myself has given me a better understanding of what we do. We are not just straightening teeth, we are changing lives! A beautiful smile can open doors and increase your confidence.”

Jessica is a new mother to her son Jackson and has a wonderful husband named Adam. She enjoys time with her friends and family, cooking, hiking, shopping (for shoes and make-up), cleaning, reading, and coming to work.

Sonia Perales joined the Black Orthodontic team over 5 years ago. Sonia has 8 years experience in the dental field and is in charge of our clinic.

Sonia loves spending time with her family, husband Wladimir, daughter Emily, and two Great Pyrenees pups. Her hobbies include hiking, jewelry making, gardening, traveling, and sleeping!

Sonia had braces herself, and “loved it! It changed how I feel about myself for the better.” What makes her smile? “Happy people, sunny days, and my daughter.”

Sonia is also our Spanish translator for the Black Orthodontic office!

Sonia se unio al equipo de trabajo de Dr. Black hace cinco años. Sonia tiene ocho años de experiencia en el campo de la odontologia y esta a cargo de nuestra clinica.

Sonia disfruta mucho de su tiempo libre con su familia, quien es su esposo wladimir, su hija Emily y sus dos cachorros que son unos Pirineos de la montaña. Sus pasatiempos incluyen excursiones, confeccion de joyas, jardineria, viajes y dormir!

Sonia tuvo frenos y le encantaron; ella nos comento: “Los frenos me ayudaron a sentirme mucho mejor conmigo misma”. ¿Cuales son las cosas que a ella la hacen sonreir? “Gente alegre, dias de sol y su hija Emily”.

Pam Anderson has over 25 years experience in the dental field and joined Dr. Black’s team 20 years ago. Pam is a clinical assistant with a B.A. in Sociology from Appalachian State University.

Pam is a native of Haywood County and loves being outdoors. She enjoys cycling, hiking, reading, gardening, running, being with family, and traveling.

She has a wonderful husband Steve and her son Blake attends UNC Chapel Hill (Go Heels!!!).

A self-proclaimed sweet-tea addict, she’s never had braces, but has many years of experience working with patients. “I love my job and look forward to seeing my patients and our team each day.”

Sammie, Sam, Samantha McNicholas joined Black Orthodontics over 2 years ago and is a graduate from the AB Tech Dental Program. Samantha is our current Damon Clear model and is enjoying her braces!! Sam is a northern girl who cheers for the Steelers and grew up in Pennsylvania. She loves swimming, shopping, traveling, and spending time at the beach. Samantha has found a home in Western Carolina mostly because of the beautiful mountains.

She loves helping people get the smile they’ve always wanted and has truly found a fit at Black Orthodontics!!!