1. Everything You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

    If your dentist has told you that it’s time to remove your wisdom teeth, he may have referred you to an oral surgeon to schedule an appointment for the procedure. Wisdom tooth extraction is a specialized surgical procedure to remove one or more of the four wisdom teeth located at the back corners…Read More

  2. Get Your Teeth Replacements From A Leading Oral Surgeon

    You have been doing your research. You know you want to replace your missing teeth. You know that you want dental implants. Now, you just need to decide where you will go. We welcome you to visit North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Scott Frank, our oral surgeon, is based in Buffalo Gro…Read More

  3. The Modern Approach To Tooth Replacement [infographic]

    Tooth replacement has come a long way. People have gone from using stones and shells to ivory and animal bones to today’s modern dental implants. Implants replace the roots of our missing teeth. They also serve as a foundation to support dental crowns, dental bridges, and dentures. And you can get…Read More

  4. Find Out Why Dentists Recommend Our Oral Surgeon [video]

    We understand that oral surgery can be scary for most if not every patient. That’s also why we hope you will schedule a consultation with Dr. Scott Frank, our oral surgeon. We could go on about Dr. Frank’s education and experience. Instead, we want you to hear from Dr. Mark Jacob about why he fe…Read More

  5. Innovation Has Made Dental Implants Even Better

    Technology keeps moving forward, and that’s just as true in modern dentistry as in any other field. Perhaps nothing illustrates this point better than dental implants. In restorative dentistry, dental implants are the new gold standard in teeth replacement. Whether you need to replace a single too…Read More

  6. Feel Secure With Your Teeth Replacements With A Bone Graft

    We all know that nothing lasts forever. If you’ve lost teeth, then you can appreciate this more than most. What you may not know is that losing teeth can cause your jaw to shrink as well. If that happens, then a bone graft may be needed as part of getting your teeth replacement. The team at North …Read More

  7. Save Time, Get Secure Dentures Faster With Refresh Smile

    In one day, your smile and your life can be different. With Refresh Smile, you can get dental implant-supported dentures in a single visit to North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. With many dental implant procedures, you have to wait months before your dentures can be attached. If you come …Read More

  8. Sedation Dentistry Improves Your Oral Surgery Experience [video]

    We want our patients to be comfortable no matter the reason they are visiting our dentist office in Buffalo Grove, IL, just a short drive from Chicago. Sedation dentistry is one of the ways we do this. We offer three kinds of sedation at North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: ✦ Oral sedatio…Read More

  9. Mini Implants: Going Small Can Do Big Things For Your Smile

    Many times we use this blog to focus on implant-supported dentures. Today, we are going to look at the other end of the spectrum. Namely, how we replace a single missing tooth with a dental crown and a mini implant. Several improvements and innovations have affected modern dentistry. When Dr. Per-In…Read More