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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Patients ask, ‘How safe is sedation dentistry near me in Buffalo?’

Sedation dentistry services from dentist in Buffalo

Are you one of the millions of Americans who avoids going to the dentist due to anxiety? Avoiding the dentist negatively impacts a patient’s dental health. Sedation dentistry enables patients to maintain their oral health safely and without stress. If you are searching for sedation dentistry near me, look no further than Dr. Gordon Kent and the team at Smile Center in Buffalo.

What is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry comes in different forms but involves the use of medications to help patients remain calm during their dental procedures. Although most people think of sedation as only for patients with strong fears, it may also be recommended for the following reasons:

  • The patient is in need of a significant amount of dental work.
  • Low pain tolerance makes it difficult for the patient to endure dental appointments.
  • Sensitive teeth make dental procedures more painful.
  • Patients, such as children, are unable to sit still in the chair especially for longer procedures.

A safe, pain-free option for dental procedures

At Smile Center, we cater to cowards. We want everyone to feel comfortable and confident in their oral health and in their dental visits. We utilize state-of-the-art facilities and materials to provide patients with top dental care. For patients needing sedation, we offer laughing gas, enteral sedation, and IV sedation. Each provides a different level of sedation so the most appropriate method is chosen for individual patients. The goal is to provide a calm experience and environment in which patients can relax while protecting their smiles.

Safe and individualized sedation dentistry

Regardless of the type used, sedation dentistry is safe in the hands of our experienced dental team. There are few risks involved. We follow strict licensing requirements in order to offer these treatments. Our experienced team reviews your medical history. The proper sedation dosage is administered based upon your individual needs, including your health and age.

The team at Smile Center wants to make your visit pleasant and comfortable. With personalized care and conveniences like sedation dentistry, you can feel at ease in our experienced hands. Call today for an appointment. 716-634-4090 Back to Sedation Dentistry Page


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Love them so much! They are always on time with their appointments. Super helpful with any questions I have, affordable, and attentive. Take care of anything that I’m worried about, 10/10