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12/3/2018: The new year is around the corner and HCD is getting a new Doctor, Dr. Crank! He’s a UNC Alumni, family man, former Spanish teacher, and musician! Dr. Barkley will sadly be leaving the practice to continue his education, but has left it in great hands. Welcome Dr. Crank! 
11/08/2018 – Time to wine-d down and Design. We had a great afternoon painting with our fun and creative dental framily! 
10/23/2018 – Annual OP Smiles Competition time! This year we were challenged in a Funkin Pumpkin Contest. Check out our Jules Verne inspired Steam Punk Hot Air Balloon Pumpkin. Equipped with an engine, sail, propeller, and ballast weights! If only it were life size!
 
02/10/2018 – From the months of December 2017-January 2018 we held a raffle to win a free Zoom Whitening treatment. Here is the video from when we picked the winner. Keep posted, there will be more raffles to come!  https://youtu.be/EHGy7Np1xBQ  
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12/21/2017 – Office Holiday Party at Chetola, Blowing Rock. What a great bunch!
10/30/2017 – Dr. Barkley got creative for Halloween and crafted these cool vampire teeth. 
  
10/26/2017 – Annual OP Smiles Dental Competition. This year was a video contest with cheek retractors. Hygienist Jennifer and her boyfriend Chris took us to 2nd place with this music video.  Check it out: https://youtu.be/gwwq0S0KDgs
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04/01/2017 – Rush For The Brush 5k. Dr. Barkley helped to sponsor this fundraising event that was hosted by Delta Delta Sigma, the Pre-Dental Honors Society here at Appalachian State University. Proceeds went to the North Carolina Missions of Mercy (NCMOM), a volunteer free dental program that travels around the state to provide basic dental care needs to those who seek the assistance. 
 
10/06/2016 – The High Country “Scary Harry” Scarecrow for the Annual OP Smiles Dental competition. We were just short of winning and came in 2nd place. We think they didn’t want us to win first 2 years in a row!
   
11/23/2015 – The High Country Gingerbread “Re-Tree-t” House for the Annual OP Smiles dental competition. Every year the local dental offices compete in a friendly holiday creative challenge. We won First Place! Go Team!
04/24/2015 – First Impressions Dental Lab hosts their annual sporting clay and trap shoot event.  Dr. Barkley stopped to take a picture with his wife, Dr. Homa Azargoon, and later won a 12-gauge shotgun in a raffle. What a great way to end the day!
03/30/15 – Here are a couple of pictures from the Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta.  Dr. Barkley, and his two assistants Linda and Anna attended the function and explored some of the latest technology in the dental field. It was a good chance to take a few classes and pick up a few new skills. Check out this exciting dental convention: http://www.hinman.org 
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11/18/15 – Any patients who schedule a hygiene appointment for December will
receive a free ZOOM! whitening pen!  Call today!

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01/09/15 – Take advantage of you 2015 dental benefits. It always helps to start a treatment plan early while the year is young. Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!