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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IMMEDIATE DENTURES

At the Smile Center, we strive to accommodate the wishes and needs of every patient. We understand that restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedures are not for everyone. You may simply want to replace all of your teeth with dentures, as quickly and conveniently as possible.

SEDATION DENTISTRY

Does the sound of a drill make you cringe? Do you hate even sitting in a dentist's chair? Are you looking for the premier provider of sedation dentistry in the greater Buffalo area? You have come to the right place - at the Smile Center, we cater to cowards!

DENTAL IMPLANTS

Missing teeth can take the pleasure out of smiling, laughing, eating, and even having a conversation with friends. If you are tired of the difficulty, discomfort, pain, and embarrassment - dental implants may be your best option.

INVISALIGN

We offer traditional orthodontics for a more perfect alignment. However, if you are looking for a cosmetically beautiful result from a nearly undetectable orthodontic aligner - Invisalign is it! You can have a conversation with someone and it is unlikely that person will ever realize you are wearing an aligner.

ORTHODONTICS

Are you embarrassed by crooked, gapped, or crowded teeth? Do you want to smile with pride, not embarrassment? Orthodontic treatment from the Smile Center is the solution. We provide customized treatment for a flawless result. At the Smile Center there are no large down payments to be made - Only small monthly payments.

COSMETIC DENTISTRY

At the Smile Center, everything we do is cosmetic dentistry! Our restorations are fabricated at our own, in-house laboratory. That means we have full control over the materials, coloration, transparencies, and shape. If it's not perfect we don't have to "make do" or wait to ship it back to a laboratory - we make it right!

DENTAL CARE

Here at the Smile Center we take comprehensive dental care to a new level. We provide all of your routine dental needs, as you would expect from any general dentist - with the quality you would expect from a specialist.

EMERGENCY DENTIST

Call the Smile Center right away. Our phones are covered during business hours by a live person, who can help you. After hours, you can reach our answering service for guidance.

Thank you for visiting the Smile Center, the home of quality dentistry with a gentle touch. We are proud to provide residents of Buffalo, NY, and beyond, with dazzling, stress-free smiles. At the Smile Center, we cater to cowards – and everyone else!

Why should you visit the Smile Center?
  • We care! We don’t want to hurt you; we want to help you achieve great health and a beautiful smile.
  • Various levels of sedation are available, to ensure that every patient can enjoy an amazing smile, and an amazingly pleasant dental experience.
  • Our facility includes a top-quality dental laboratory, not just a milling machine. Your crowns, bridges, dentures, and orthodontics are fabricated of the finest materials, according to Dr. Kent’s exacting standards.
  • We complete dental work in-house, saving you the expense, stress, and inconvenience of multiple appointments with various specialists. Even dental implants are placed right here, in our office.
  • Our dental team consists of skilled, dedicated professionals. We are also human beings, who understand anxiety. We will always be kind, gentle, and make every effort to ensure you are comfortable.
  • Cosmetic procedures are performed with artisan skill and technical precision for a smile that wows.

You deserve to have a winning smile, and a reason to use it! Come see us and find out why our patients can’t quit smiling.

 

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Dr. Kent has devoted his early career years to extensive advanced dental education. Dr. Kent has been providing dental implant treatment longer than anyone else in western New York. He is one of the few Fellows of the American Society of Osseointegration, an implant academy. He was one of the first doctors in western New York to place the modern types of dental veneers or facings. Dr. Kent was also one of the very first doctors in the country to train and practice Straight Wire Orthodontics, which has become the modern standard of excellence in orthodontics. Because of his extensive training in so many dental disciplines, Dr. Kent most often practices reconstructive dentistry treating patients who have the most complex needs. Recently, Dr. Kent has been focusing on treating patients who have dental conditions that are the very worst and are in need of immediate dentures, which he provides in one visit while the patients are sedated.

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I had surgery for immediate dentures on 21st November and I just have to say that Laura and Dr. Kent are amazing. I had absolutely no pain only a few tender spots and didn’t even need my prescribed pain medication! I read alot of horror stories on the internet and I would absolutely recommend going to The Smile Center if you choose to go through this process. Although these aren’t my final set of teeth, I can finally smile and not be ashamed of how I look! I have no doubt my finals will be even better! Thank you Dr. Kent and staff.