A Message from the Doctors
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Dr. Austin Boyd has been improving smiles in Birmingham for over 18 years. He uses state-of-the-art dental equipment in his general and cosmetic dentistry practice, providing professional service in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
Dr. Boyd is a perfectionist in dentistry and is personally committed to providing every patient with a quality experience. He is a fun and caring individual known for providing gentle, pain free experiences. Preventative care is the first priority for his patients, especially avoiding accidents during sports or physical activities. A college athlete himself, Dr. Boyd can help you keep your smile safe and healthy for life.
Dr. Boyd is a graduate of Hewitt Trussville High School and received his Bachelor of Science from Birmingham Southern College. He then obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University Of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, one of the top dental schools in the country. Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Boyd elected to complete an advanced education residency in General Practice Dentistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to acquire an expanded understanding of all facets of dentistry. This training provided in-depth academic and clinical experiences in several specialized areas of dental practice and general dentistry. Dr. Boyd is very active in continuing education and makes it a priority to stay on the cutting edge of current technology, procedures, and literature, in order to provide the best care possible for his patients.
Beyond his professional credentials, Dr. Boyd prides himself on the comprehensive and quality dental care he provides to each and every patient. Whatever your history and specific needs, Dr. Boyd can help you achieve the best dental health of your life.
Dr. Boyd’s partner is his wife, Dr. Teri Chafin-Boyd.
Every patient who visits with Dr. Chafin receives her full attention. One of her favorite parts of being a dentist is having the opportunity to get to know our patients and build friendships with each of them. She is dedicated to putting a beautiful smile on every patient’s face, and makes their comfort a priority while doing so.
Dr. Teri Chafin is a graduate of Huffman High School and attended the University of Alabama Birmingham, where she received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Health. Dr. Chafin received her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Alabama School Of Dentistry where she and Dr. Boyd met and she has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor since 2004.
Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Chafin elected to complete an advanced education residency in General Practice Dentistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Veterans Administration Hospital. There she received advanced and in depth training in all areas of general dentistry and developed her passion for oral cancer screening and prevention and working with medically complex patients. Before joining Dr. Boyd in the practice, Dr. Chafin practiced dentistry working with underserved populations at the Jefferson County Department of Health where she oversaw county-wide dental clinics and directed the division of Community Health. Dr. Chafin’s experience there taught her the importance of healthy teeth and mouths to wellness and overall quality of life. With an emphasis on good nutrition and an active lifestyle, Dr. Chafin continues to learn new techniques and innovations that make your dental visit more convenient and effective.
Dr. Chafin prides herself on being able to offer her patients the most conservative, long-lasting, beautiful restorations that dentistry has to offer. Her goal is to provide her patients and their families the kind of quality dental experience that she desires for her own family.