Dr. Lisbet Cherniavsky, DDS 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. She is now happy to be living and working in Boone, NC, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Dr. Cherniavsky hopes that her fluent Spanish will also enhance the quality of dentistry for residents and visitors with Hispanic backgrounds throughout the community.As a dentist, it is Dr. Cherniavsky’s mission to make the latest in cutting-edge dentistry technology and procedures available to all of her patients. Dr. Cherniavsky particularly excels at implantology, dental surgery and cosmetic dentistry, delivering her patients the brightest and healthiest smiles for years to come.

Dr. Cherniavsky’s three core values are honesty, integrity, and respect. She focuses every day on instilling these values in order to provide exceptional dental care, while fostering a positive and respectful environment for the patients and staff members of Blue Ridge Dentistry.

In her spare time, Dr. Cherniavsky enjoys traveling, hiking with her dogs (Stella and Luna), and spending time with family. Dr. Cherniavsky is a member of the American Dental Association and The North Carolina Dental Association and The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Cherniavsky has taken over as the new practice owner! Please join us in congratulating her the next time you come in for a visit!


Michael K. Taylor, DDS, PADr. 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.