B. Kent Smith, DDS


Frank Spear
B. Kent Smith has been married to Diana since 1982, he is the father of 4 beautiful girls, who will be allowed to wed after his death. Much of his spare time is spent supplying continuing education information for professionals.
Frequently published, Dr. Smith is often asked to speak on topics such as sleep apnea, short term orthodontics, web site 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, co-director and chief operations officer for the Dental Organizaiton for Sleep Apnea.
In 2006, he was appointed as the course director/instructor for Sleep Breathing Disorders at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and teaches workshops there on a regular basis. In 2009, he was asked to be a clinical instructor for Six Month Smiles, which is a type of Short Term Orthodontics using clear braces.
He and the family enjoy scuba diving together, and are all rabid Dallas Maverick fans. An Eagle Scout, he annually works with his brother, a neuro-ophthalmologist and fellow Eagle Scout, in providing care to the less fortunate in and around Tampico, Mexico.
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. In his spare time, he writes bios for web sites