Meet Our Dentists

Our team of compassionate, qualified doctors have over 80 years of combined experience.

Dr. Deines - Dentist at Arden Dental Group

Dale A. Deines, DDS

Dr. Dale Deines graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1973, received his masters from the University of Iowa in 1976, and earned his DDS degree in 1981 from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Dr. Deines has practiced dentistry for over 30 years, and he founded this dental practice in Asheville in 1985. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society and the Buncombe County Dental Society. In his spare time, Dr. D (as he is known to many) enjoys hunting, golfing and spending quality time with family and friends.

Dr. Huffman - Dentist at Arden Dental Group

Robert L. Huffman, DDS

Dr. Robert Huffman is a graduate of the University of Kansas and joined Arden Dental Group in 1990. He received his dental degree at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and an Advanced General Dentistry Certificate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Huffman is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society and the Buncombe County Dental Society. He is also a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Those who know Dr. Huffman speak of his gentle spirit and love of God. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering at his church and spending time outdoors with his family.

Dr. Clark - Dentist at Arden Dental Group

Meredith N. Clark, DDS

Dr. Meredith Clark joined the Arden Dental Group family in June 2006. She completed her undergraduate studies at Davidson College, where she earned a BS in Biology. She attended dental school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Clark is originally from upstate New York, but she has lived in North Carolina since 1996. Dr. Clark is a member of the North Carolina Dental Society and the American Dental Society. She is married and has two sons, Noah and Tanner, who keep her very busy when she isn’t at work helping her patients. When she does have some free time, she enjoys camping, music and laughing with loved ones.

Dr. Younger - Dentist at Arden Dental Group

Joseph W. Younger, DDS

Dr. Joseph Younger graduated from North Carolina State University in 2001 with a BS in Zoology, and then from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 2006 with a DDS degree. He received his General Practice Residency certificate from Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Younger served in the United States Air Force from 1991 to 1995. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Society, the Buncombe Dental Society and the North Carolina Dental Society. Away from work, Dr. Younger loves spending time outdoors hiking, camping and canoeing with his wife of more than 20 years and their two daughters.