State of the Art Technology

To provide accurate, efficient and comfortable treatment

Comprehensive Family Dentistry

Dedicated to providing the highest quality dental care

Sedation Dentistry

Extra help with fear, anxiety or lengthy procedures

Dental Implants

Get a beautiful smile and restore function with Same Day Smile and other dental implant solutions we offer.

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Dr. Claiborne and Dr. Schmidt together

Welcome to Forest Smiles

Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry for Lynchburg, VA, and surrounding areas

Forest Smiles is a family, cosmetic and implant dental office that has been located in Forest, Virginia, since 2003. Dr. Shane Claiborne and Dr. Emma Schmidt are family, cosmetic and dental implant dentists who provide Central Virginia residents with all of the services a patient needs from one comfortable and convenient location.

Serving Forest, Lynchburg and beyond, we care about our patients, their comfort and their smiles. That’s why we not only treat your long-term dental health, but we also teach you how to care for your teeth. From dental hygiene to dental implants, we strive to bring you state-of-the-art dental care in a friendly, relaxing environment.

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Family Dentistry for All Ages

Patients are treated like family at our practice. We’re proud of our ability to help every person who steps through our door feel comfortable and relaxed. We are dedicated to providing your family with the highest quality dental care.

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Family Dentistry for All Ages

State-of-the-Art Dental Implants

Dr. Claiborne has completed extensive training in dental implant treatment and has performed over 1,000 dental implant procedures during his career.

He uses the latest in implant technology to make implant surgery precise, comfortable, efficient and very successful.

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Same Day Smiles

Forest Smiles is one of the only practices in this part of Virginia that offers an advanced alternative to traditional dentures. Using a comfortable and minimally invasive dental implant procedure, Dr. Claiborne can give you a brand-new smile and improved quality of life in just one day!

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Same Day Smile

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