Candler, NC - Scott Miller Dentistry

All professionals at Miller Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

C. Scott Miller, DDS, P.A.

Originally from Rochester, NY, Dr. C. Scott Miller earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and graduated cum laude from the The University at Buffalo, School of Dentistry in 2001. During dental school, Dr. Miller received scholarships based on academic performance and professional service, as well as awards for excellence in general dentistry and prosthodontics. After serving his advanced general dentistry residency at UNC-Chapel Hill, he joined an associateship in Asheville, NC. In May of 2006, he purchased a general dentistry practice in Candler, NC, where he is devoted to provide his patients with up-to-date techniques and dental care.

Dr. Miller has received advanced training in cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society and the Buncombe County Dental Society.

Dr. Miller and his wife, Valerie, have a son Jake and twin daughters Brooke and Kaitlyn. Dr. Miller enjoys camping, mountain biking, fishing and softball.

John W. Hooker, DDS, PA


Dr. John Wayne Hooker is a lifelong resident of Asheville, N.C. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University with degrees in biology and chemistry. He attended dental school at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and graduated in 1986. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and served as a dental corps officer. He has been proudly serving the dental profession in private practice and as an educator since 1989. Dr. Hooker is currently a part time Clinical Instructor at East Carolina School of Dental Medicine and teaches in Sylva and Spruce Pine Community Satellite Learning Centers.


Dr. Hooker is a perpetual student himself and has accumulated over 2500 hours of advanced dental continuing education. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, but has a special interest in cosmetic/esthetic dentistry, rehabilitative fixed and removable prosthodontics, dental sleep medicine, mini-dental implant surgery and implant restorative dentistry. Creating beautiful smiles and optimal functional occlusion is his passion.

Dr. Hooker and his wife, Kim, have three children (Kate, Caroline, and Graham), two amazing son-in-laws (Caleb and Caelan) and a new grandson (Jude). They are active members of Biltmore Church in Asheville, N.C. and mountain recreation enthusiasts. Dr. Hooker loves sports and has had the privilege of coaching high school and youth football and baseball for over 30 years. Dr. Hooker is an avid runner and hiker. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife,children, grandchildren and "best buddy" Parker, his English Labrador retriever.


Sheila - Office Manager

Desirea - Scheduling Coordinator

Jennifer - Dental Hygienist

Nancy - Dental Assistant

Samantha - Dental Assistant

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