Blue Ridge Dentistry - Boone, NC

Providing quality care in the high country for over 40 years

5-Star Rated Dentist On

Deep Roots in the Community

We’ve proudly served the Boone, NC, community since 1979 and look forward to providing great dental care for you and your family!


We create a warm, friendly, relaxed environment for everyone who walks through our doors — you, your family and our whole community.


We integrate cutting-edge dental technology and techniques into our work so we can better perform both routine and advanced procedures!

$250 New Patient Exam and

Need to get your teeth checked out? Come in for a new patient exam! We’ll do a thorough assessment of your oral health and take x-rays. Give us a call to book your appointment today!

*New patients only.

FREE Dental Implants Consultation*

If you’re missing teeth, dental implants can be a great solution. Come on in for a free consultation, where one of our talented dentists will assess your case and help you decide if implants are a good fit. Give us a call to book your consultation today!

*New patients only.

Welcome to
Blue Ridge Dentistry!

Welcome to Blue Ridge Dentistry! Serving the Boone, NC, community since 1979, we provide both routine care and advanced restorative or cosmetic dentistry in a warm, friendly environment. Our team takes pride in giving you access to the latest in dental technology and believes deeply in our core values of honesty, integrity and respect. Call today to book your appointment with a

Boone NC dentist


Meet The Doctors


What Others Are Saying

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Dr. Lisbet Cherniavsky

Originally from Cuba, Dr. Lisbet Cherniavsky, DDS, has lived in the United States since the age of 14. She received her undergraduate degree from Florida International University and went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery at The Ohio State University. Dr. Cherniavsky excels at implantology, dental surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and Invisalign. She looks forward to delivering bright and healthy smiles for years to come.

Dr. Michael K. Taylor

Michael K. Taylor graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. He has practiced in Boone for over 35 years and has been very active in issues of the North Carolina Dental Society and the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners. Dr. Michael K. Taylor founded Blue Ridge Dentistry in 1979.

Dr. Chelsea E. Kuyath

Dr. Chelsea E. Kuyath graduated from East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine in 2018. She completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at ECU in 2019, and officially joined Blue Ridge Dentistry in January 2020. She has been trained in all areas of general dentistry, but especially enjoys cosmetic work and surgery.

Dr. Kuyath is a mountain girl at heart, and enjoys hiking and writing novels in her spare time. She is thrilled to be a part of the Boone community and looks forward to taking care of your dental needs.

Dr. Dax Benfield

Dax graduated from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in 2022. His philosophy for dentistry is results-based and comfort-driven. He strives to make every visit a little more pleasant than the last.

 Dax is a local to the area. He grew up in Hudson, NC, and attended South Caldwell High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Appalachian State University with a major in Cell/Molecular Biology and minors in Chemistry and General Business. Dax’s love for the high country and its people brings him back to practice dentistry. 

Dax’s hobbies include riding motorcycles, camping, rock climbing, sailing and hiking. Dax and his fiancé have a goldendoodle named Dr. Louie who aspires to become a therapy dog in the dental practice. A fun fact about Dax is that he rode a motorcycle across the U.S. from Cape Hatteras, NC, to Port Orford, OR, along the Trans-America Trail!