Attention!!!

We are pleased to announce that we are now permitted to provide all dental procedures and services. Our communities have been through a lot over the last few months. Smile Center is committed to the safety of our patients and our team. We will do our best to accommodate your scheduling needs. We thank you for your understanding during this changing time.

We follow recommendations and guidelines made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This allows us to make sure that our infection control procedures are up-to-date and enables us to provide the safest environment for our patients and our team.

Smile Center has implemented additional safety precautions to help protect our patients and staff. We will be scheduling appointments in a manner that promotes social distancing and allows for adequate time for us to disinfect all areas of use in between appointments.

Upon arrival at our office,
  • Call us before entering the building to let us know you have arrived. We will call or text you once the office is ready for you to enter.
  • We ask that patients enter the office unaccompanied.
  • A member of our team will meet you at the door to take your temperature with a contactless thermometer.
  • Every person entering the office is expected to wear a face covering and will be asked to sanitize their hands immediately upon entry.
  • A COVID-19 questionnaire will be reviewed with you.


Clear plastic screens (sneeze guards) have been installed at the front desk to minimize exposure to airborne pathogens. Air exchange devices and new suction systems have been obtained and are being used to ensure the safety of patients and team.

Our doctors and staff will be wearing all of the recommended personal protective equipment (PPE).

Thank you for being part of our family dental practice. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming you back.
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The best results from denture treatment come from teamwork with your Buffalo dentist

Smiling dentist holding file at dental clinic

At Smile Center, we understand tooth loss can have an emotional impact. We work with our patients to find tooth replacement solutions that are tailored to their unique needs. When possible, we treat patients with immediate dentures.

Immediate dentures are temporary appliances that are created for a patient before the extraction of remaining teeth. There are several advantages to this approach. Because the model for dentures is made while some teeth remain, we are able to design the closest possible replica to the natural oral structure, leading to the best results. By placing this temporary denture appliance immediately following the extraction of unhealthy teeth, your dentist in Buffalo facilitates greater physical and emotional comfort.

Besides eliminating any time during which the patient is without teeth, the placement of immediate dentures also aids in the overall healing after tooth extraction, acting as a bandage to delicate gum tissue. A benefit that many do not initially consider is that recreating the oral structure immediately enables the patient to learn how to speak with their denture appliance right away.

After tooth loss and replacement with dentures, new habits are learned by the cheeks and the tongue, allowing for clear, comfortable speech. If many weeks are spent without teeth, soft tissues accommodate their absence. When dentures are finally placed, soft tissues must once again adapt, which means forming words must be relearned. Immediate dentures let you keep your beautiful smile, and eliminate the extra step of relearning clear speech.

Because the gums change significantly in the first weeks after extraction, it is important to follow up regularly with your dentist so that necessary adjustments can be made. During visits to your dentist, you can discuss any questions you may have about getting used to new dentures. We are happy to provide as much assistance to our patients as is needed during this time of positive transition.

Our team has a background of proven success in treating tooth loss with dentures, as well as dental implants. We can help you rediscover your most attractive and functional smile with treatment designed around your needs.

Contact Smile Center in Buffalo for your consultation today 716-634-4090.

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