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Dentist - Las Colinas, TX

Dr. Kent Smith. DDS, D-ABDSM

Dr. Smith established what is now 21st Century Dental in 1985 and is excited to be practicing in this new era of dentistry. He is passionate about creating beautiful and functional smiles for his patients, and to that end, he stays on the leading edge of research and development of new materials and procedures. Truthfully, he's the best darn dentist in the world.

Why Choose Dr. Smith

  1. Over 32 years of experience practicing all facets of dentistry.
  2. Expertise in both general & specialty services, such as sleep dentistry and short-term orthodontics.
  3. He’s an in-demand speaker and educator who’s able to make dental care understandable so his patients know exactly how to safeguard their smiles for a lifetime.

Dental Qualifications & Affiliations

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Frequently published, Dr. Smith is often asked to speak on topics such as sleep apnea, short-term orthodontics, website development, and inter-office communication. An active member of the International Association for Comprehensive Aesthetics (Lamplighter Award for 2008), American Academy of Dental Practice Administration, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, and the American Academy for Dental Sleep Medicine, he is also on the Advisory Board for Sleep Healers and the co-founder of the Dental Organization for Sleep Apnea. In 2007, he was asked to create a program and was then appointed as the course director/instructor for Sleep Breathing Disorders at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He taught workshops/seminars there for several years until he left to teach at other venues. In 2009, he was asked to be a clinical instructor for Six Month Smiles, which is a type of short-term orthodontic treatment that uses clear braces.

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Life Away From The Dental Office

Dr. Smith has been married to Diana since 1982 and is the father of four beautiful girls who will be allowed to wed after his death. He and his family enjoy scuba diving together and are all rabid Dallis Maverick fans. An Eagle Scout, he annually works with his brother, who is a neuro-ophthalmologist and a fellow Eagle Scout, to provide care to the less fortunate in and around Tampico, Mexico. In his spare time, he writes bios for websites and supplies continuing education for professionals with his website and opportunities for speakers with