North Shore Smile - Oral Surgery Team

About Us

We’re completely dedicated to giving you the confident smile you deserve

Top rated local oral surgeon

Dr. Frank started his practice to make your experience with oral surgery office a more pleasurable one. We specialize in bringing you top care with procedures like implants, wisdom teeth extractions, regular teeth extractions, and sedation dentistry. Over the years we have become a practice of a “specialized” specialist, which means we focus our practice on a limited number of specialized procedures executed with outstanding care. 

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Dr. Scott Frank - North Shore Smile Surgery

Meet Dr. Scott Frank

Dr. Scott Frank was born and raised in Chicago. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University in 1987. He established North Shore Smile Surgery in 1988 and has provided quality surgical care to thousands of patients over the last 30 years.  

Dr. Frank has also served as the Director of The Elite Dental Group since 2004. The Elite Dental Group is recognized as one of the most advanced and interactive dental continuing education groups today. He looks forward to continuing to serve Buffalo Grove and the surrounding Chicago suburbs with exceptional care and a top-of-the-line dental surgery experience.
 

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We're committed to providing an exceptional experience

At North Shore Smile Surgery, we’re dedicated to giving you the beautiful smile you deserve. Dr. Scott Frank and his experienced staff are experts in oral surgery, and our #1 goal is to make you feel relaxed, informed, and confident during your visit. 

Elite Patient Care

We pride ourselves on providing quality care for our patients from initial phone call to final appointment

30 Years of Experience

Dr. Frank has performed thousands of oral surgery procedures over the last 30 years

The Newest Technology

Our focus on using dental technology allows us to be more efficient, accurate, and successful

Comfortable Atmosphere

Our newly renovated and expanded office is designed for your complete comfort

Our office is designed for your complete comfort

Located in Buffalo Grove, our office keeps the patient front of mind with a comfortable waiting area complete with cozy couches and a hot beverage machine.  We even recently renovated and expanded, adding two consultation rooms, to better serve you. The treatment rooms include personal televisions mounted to the walls and recovery rooms built for your comfort.

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We use the most advanced dental technology

From our use of 3D scanners to our use of the first robotically assisted dental surgical system, we're committed to offering our patients top-of-the-line dental technology. This allows us to be more efficient and accurate whether you're getting an implant placed or a tooth extracted. Contact us to find out why you'll have a better patient experience and a better outcome when you take advantage of our dental technology.  

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Meet Our team

At North Shore Smile Surgery, we know that our success is due in part to our wonderful staff members. With a commitment to using innovative technology and providing our patients with a welcoming atmosphere, we couldn't be more proud of the work we're doing. See more about each of our team members below!

Surgical Team

Lela
Office Manager
Lela
Office Manager

Lela is the treatment coordinator at North Shore Smile Surgery and study club coordinator for Elite Dental Group. She takes much pride in providing the best possible experience to our patients and referring doctors. Lela was born in Serbia and moved to the Chicago area in 2012. She completed her education in economics and plans to pursue an MBA degree. Favorite activities include working out, travel, and spending time with friends.

Lora
Surgical Administrator
Lora
Surgical Administrator

Lora was born and raised in the Philippines and came to the United States in 1990.  She started her career in dentistry and has been in the dental field for 29 years with 7 of those being in oral surgery. Lora is married and has 3 children.

Ashley
Surgical Assistant
Ashley
Surgical Assistant

Ashley is a surgical assistant who performs a series of clinical duties such as assisting Dr. Frank throughout surgical procedures, maintaining records, checking patient vitals, taking impressions, etc.  Ashley has been working in dentistry for the past 5 years, with 2 of those years in oral surgery. She attended Northwest Suburban College where she received her certifications in dental assisting (CDA), CPR, and OSHA. She has just recently got engaged and will be getting married Fall 2021!

Michael
Surgical Assistant
Michael
Surgical Assistant

As one of North Shore Smile Surgery’s surgical assistants, Michael focuses on dental extractions, implants and pathology procedures. He has been working in the surgical field for the last 4 years and is also a DePaul University student. While working towards a major in Finance, he intends to pursue a career in the medical and dental sales industry.

Ayden
Surgical Assistant
Ayden
Surgical Assistant

Ayden is new to the team at North Shore Smile Surgery and to the field of oral surgery. While learning how to help our patients here, he also attends McHenry County College part-time. He would ultimately like to become a physical therapy assistant. He was born in Rockford to a family of 7 and has a twin sister.

Administrative Team

Carol
Office Administrator
Carol
Office Administrator
Carolann has been a member of the North Shore Smile Surgery team since 1999. In addition to her office administrative responsibilities, she assists patients in determining their benefits for their oral surgery. Her expertise allows her to give our patients the highest level of service. Her organization skills and professional demeanor make her a valued member of our team.
Kelly
Patient Care Coordinator
Kelly
Patient Care Coordinator
Kelly has worked in a dental office for over 15 years. She has both front desk and surgical assisting experience. Kelly’s extensive knowledge of how dental practices are run helps her relate to all of our patients’ concerns and questions. She is married and has two energetic boys.
Janet
Patient Care Coordinator
Janet
Patient Care Coordinator
Janet has an extensive background in the dental profession, including the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Auxiliary Utilization. She has been Chief Assistant in specialized private practices. Her extensive dental education, clinical knowledge, and experience add to the professional team in this practice. Janet has a warm and comforting personality that puts her patients at ease for any procedure.
Ron
Business Manager
Ron
Business Manager
Ron has over 45 years of business experience. He has been instrumental in supervising the maintenance of the standards of accreditation established by the Joint Commission on Accreditation (JCAHO). Ron also supports the staff with special projects and coordination in the daily details of the operation.
Ashley
Marketing Manager
Ashley
Marketing Manager

Ashley is responsible for marketing at North Shore Smile Surgery. Her goal is to reach patients and doctors who would benefit from our services, whether that’s a wisdom tooth extraction or participation in our study club. With nearly 10 years of experience, she’s excited to get the word out about all we have to offer here. Ashley received her Bachelor's Degree in English Creative Writing from Knox College. In her free time, she likes to travel, read, hike, and spend time with family and friends.  

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