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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Can Adults Undergo Orthodontic Treatment?

Senior man 70-75 years old, having visited the dental office for treatment

Having a beautiful smile is important. First impressions are often based on an individual’s smile, as it can be the first thing that others notice about somebody. A beautiful smile can be beneficial in various aspects of a person’s life, making a positive impact on their personal and business relationships.

However, not everyone was able to afford or receive orthodontics in the past. This is why many adults with crooked teeth may consider orthodontic treatment later in life. Buffalo NY dentist, Dr. Kent, of the Smile Center, encourages adults to undergo orthodontia to achieve their ultimate smile. There is no reason that anyone should go about their life with imperfections in their smile, and orthodontics can help patients boost their self-esteem while enjoying the confidence that comes with a beautiful smile.

Having a straighter smile is beneficial for several reasons. Straight teeth are easier to clean, which can improve your overall dental hygiene. Patients can make strong first impressions on business and personal prospects, and can show off their self-confidence easily through a simple smile to others. It is quite easy to say that orthodontic treatment can completely change a patient’s life. For anyone who has struggled with an imperfect smile, he or she can vouch for the fact that their life improved after they underwent orthodontic treatment.

Orthodontics is not just for teenagers anymore. Adults who have the finances and time to improve their smile can do just that with orthodontics from the Smile Center. Whether patients opt for traditional metal bracket and wire braces or want an alternative such as Invisalign, Dr. Kent can help. With years of experience in working with orthodontic patients and providing straighter smiles for patients of all ages, Dr. Kent, and his professional team can assist in straightening teeth and improve smiles, one patient at a time!

If you are in the Buffalo NY area and considering cosmetic treatments such as orthodontics, call Dr. Kent of the Smile Center and schedule a consultation appointment today. Request an examination to determine what forms of orthodontic treatments you are a candidate for, and find out how affordable your new smile can be!

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Dr. Kent is FANTASTIC! He did a wonderful job on my implants, and gave me my smile back! I cant thank him and his team enough!