Dr. Henrique Silva was born in Recife, Brazil and moved to the United States at the age of 7. He’s been an avid athlete for his entire life and was a 3-sport varsity athlete in high school playing football, basketball, and soccer. He developed a love for traveling to new places after having the opportunity to travel the country for basketball tournaments, and still enjoys travelling as much as possible today. Dr. Silva was drawn to dentistry in high school because he had a dentist who showed compassion and kindness to indiviuals in need. This, along with the ability to improve the self-esteem and health of his patients, are the factors that continue to motivate Dr. Silva today.
Dr. Silva graduated with honors from Utah Valley University with a degree in Biology. He then attended the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry where he excelled in various areas of dentistry. During his time at VCU he participated in the research, was a fellowship recipient, and received an award from the International Digital Dental Academy for his work with same day CAD/CAM crowns and bridges. Dr. Silva is a member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association. He is passionate about continuing education and staying up-to-date on the latest innovations in dentistry.
In his free time, Dr. Silva continues to try and perfect his jump-shot and is an avid angler. Dr. Silva is married to his best friend Angela and they have two children who keep them very busy!