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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Cosmetic Dental Treatments available from a Buffalo dentist near you

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Do cosmetic imperfections in your teeth keep you from living your best life? If you are embarrassed of the appearance of your teeth, your reluctance to smile can impact how you are perceived by others. In fact, it can give others the impression that you are angry, unhappy, or frustrated. Therefore, at Smile Center in Buffalo, we offer a vast array of cosmetic dental treatments to our patients. Below, we’re sharing the various services we offer and how you can enhance your smile with cosmetic dental care. Cosmetic Dental Treatments are available at Smile Center in Buffalo At The Smile … Continue reading

The process of Internal teeth whitening for Buffalo patients

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When a patient has undergone root canal therapy on a tooth, they may notice that the tooth becomes darkened. This can happen due to the filling used to seal the tooth after the treatment, among other reasons, but it can still be improved with a teeth whitening procedure called Internal teeth whitening. Buffalo residents can visit the Smile Center in order to have internal teeth whitening done on teeth that have previously had root canal treatment completed. The process of internal teeth whitening is relatively simple. First, the dentist will place Vaseline on the lips to keep them from becoming … Continue reading

What are Some Examples of Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Improving smiles is important to Dr. Kent and the professional team at the Smile Center. Cosmetic dentistry is a field of oral care that allows dentists to improve patient smiles, one treatment at a time. Creating an aesthetically pleasing smile is a source of great pride for Dr. Kent, and is rewarding for the staff of the Smile Center. There are many ways that cosmetic dentists can improve a patient’s smile. With these various procedures, patients can enjoy the benefits of beautiful, fully functioning teeth. Here are just a few of the cosmetic treatments that are available at the Smile … Continue reading

Dentist in Buffalo talks about sensible teeth whitening

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Buffalo, NY offers a variety of cosmetic dentistry services to patients in the 14225 area

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Cheektowaga practice distinguishes itself from other cosmetic dentists with full, onsite dental lab

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Proactive approach to whitening in Buffalo NY addresses habits destructive to teeth

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Tips for keeping your teeth beautiful after whitening treatment in Buffalo

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Cosmetic dental offices in Cheektowaga

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I have been a Smile Center patient for 5 years now and I have always had a pleasant experience. The staff are super friendly and very informative and attentive to your needs. I’ve had crown work as well as cavity fillings and regular teeth cleanings and my experience is always a good one. I recommend them for all your periodontal needs.