General Dentistry

The team at Silver State Smiles is happy to offer patients the latest technology and techniques in general dentistry. We offer complimentary consultations and have three convenient locations in South Austin, Central Austin, and Buda, Texas. Our compassionate team is dedicated to welcoming new patients and providing quality care. Find out about the services that we provide for general dentistry below:

  • Complimentary consultations
  • Wide range of services
  • Preventive and restorative care


Dental bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth. A dental bridge usually consists of two crowns that are placed on the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (called abutment teeth) with a false tooth in between. The false tooth is usually made of porcelain or ceramic.

Two 60 minute visits


Dental cleanings are an important part of oral hygiene. They remove plaque and tartar from teeth, helping to prevent cavities and gum disease. Professional dental cleanings are done by our dental hygienists and help with early detection of underlying oral health issues.

60 minutes or less

Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are used to treat cavities or tooth decay. The filling material is placed in the cavity, where it hardens and restores the tooth to its original shape and function. There are different types of dental fillings available, including amalgam (silver), composite (tooth-colored), and gold.

60 minutes or less

Exams and X-Rays

Dental X-rays and exams are an essential part of preventive dental care. X-rays help our dentists detect problems that cannot be seen with the naked eye, such as cavities between the teeth or problems with the roots of the teeth. Exams allow our dentists to closely examine your mouth and teeth.

60 minutes or less

Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry is a field of dentistry that uses lasers to treat various dental conditions. Lasers can be used for a variety of dental procedures, including tooth whitening, cavity preparation, and gum surgery. Laser dentistry can provide many benefits to patients, including less pain and discomfort during procedures along with shorter recovery times.

60 minutes or less

Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer screenings are useful for early detection of underlying issues for your oral health. Cancer screenings only take a few minutes, but can make a huge difference if a complication is found. Ask about oral cancer screenings during your next dental cleaning appointment.

60 minutes or less

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is a field of dental care that uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. Sedation dentistry can be used for a variety of procedures, including routine cleanings, fillings, and extractions. There are different types of sedation available, including nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedation, and IV sedation.

60 minutes or less

Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are a common dental procedure that is used to remove one or more teeth. Tooth extractions can be performed for a variety of reasons, including tooth decay, crowding, and impaction. During a tooth extraction, our dentists will numb the area around the tooth and then carefully remove the tooth.

40 minutes or less

Frequently Asked General Dentistry Questions

Do you perform wisdom tooth extractions?

Yes, we perform wisdom tooth extractions. Wisdom teeth are the third molars that typically erupt in the back of the mouth around the age of 18. Wisdom teeth can sometimes become impacted, which means they do not have enough room to erupt properly. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause a variety of problems, including pain, infection.

Is anesthesia required for examinations?

No, anesthesia is not required for examinations.

What's the difference between a bridge and an implant?

Dental bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth. A dental bridge usually consists of two crowns that are placed on the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (called abutment teeth) with a false tooth in between.

Can multiple fillings be done at once?

Yes, multiple fillings can be performed at once. However, the number of fillings that can be performed at one time will depend on the size and location of the cavities. Our dentists will discuss your treatment options with you prior to beginning any procedure.

What are the benefits of laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry is a relatively new field of dental care that offers a number of benefits, including:

  • Reduced discomfort during procedures
  • Reduced bleeding during procedures
  • Reduced swelling and inflammation after procedures
  • Reduced risk of infection after procedures

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What Happens After I Request an Appointment?

    • Our team will review your information.
    • A staff member will contact you as soon as possible.
    • We will work with you to schedule your appointment.