Scott Frank, D.D.S.
Dr. Frank received his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He received his doctorate of dental surgery degree from Northwestern University, School of Dentistry-Chicago in 1987. Dr. Frank was selected from numerous applicants by the American Cancer Society to participate in a head and neck cancer externship at the University of Chicago Hospital in 1986. He then completed an intensive residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Howard University Hospital , District of Columbia General Hospital, and Veterans Administration Medical Center, Washington D.C.. This program placed strong emphasis on dentoalveolar surgery (including the excision of wisdom teeth, extractions, bone and gum grafts, infections, pathology, trauma), and anesthesia techniques. Upon completion of this program Dr. Frank received his specialty certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His specialized interests include soft tissue reconstructive surgery, regenerative bone grafting and ridge augmentation, sinus bone grafting for dental implant placement, smile enhancement techniques, the placement of endosseous dental implants and removal of teeth and wisdom teeth.
Dr. Frank has also been a certified CPR instructor since 1991. He has certified over 500 dentists and their staff. Additionally, he maintains certification in Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). JCAHO accreditation ensures that we are further prepared for unlikely emergencies.
North Shore Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ltd. and Dr. Scott Frank have been accredited by the Academy of General Dentistry to award continuing education units (CEU) for courses that are presented and sponsored. Dr. Frank has lectured locally and nationally on beginner and advanced dental implant mini-residencies and programs, dental study clubs, medical emergencies in dentistry, practice management topics and ambulatory surgery accreditation. We believe access to quality advanced education is a valuable service to our patients and referring doctors.