You know what your smile looks like without teeth, and you don’t like it. You also don’t like how it limits the kinds of foods you can order when you dine out (if you can order anything besides soup).
You want your smile to look its best, and you want to be able to eat the foods that you love. You have been looking into getting dental implants, but you also don’t want to feel like you should hide your smile as your mouth heals.
At North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we offer an option that allows us to place a set of dentures on the same day as your implant procedure.
If you live in or near Buffalo Grove, set up a meeting with our dentist, Dr. Frank, to discuss how Refresh Smile could help you.
What Is Refresh Smile?
It is an effective and efficient method for placing dental implants that reduces your recovery time and allows you to experience the full benefits of implant-secured dentures in less time.
Through Refresh Smile, we can place as few as four dental implants. This can add strength and stability to a set of dentures. It will allow you to eat the foods that you enjoy and to smile with confidence in professional and social settings and whenever someone wants to take a “selfie” to post on social media.
Dr. Frank received his D.D.S. from Northwestern in 1987. He then was selected by the American Cancer Society to participate in a head and neck externship at the University of Chicago Hospital, and he completed a residency at Howard University Hospital in our nation’s capitol.
He also serves as the director of the Elite Dental Group. This is part of the Seattle Study Club, which is considered the most advanced dental education groups in the country.
In his time as a working professional, Dr. Frank has completed more than 1,000 Refresh Smile procedures. He’s become so proficient that he now teaches the technique to other dentists, and it’s why many dentists refer their patients to our office for this service.
Dr. Laren Garfield has been referring his patients to Dr. Frank for years.
“He knows all these things that you need to do to do it efficiently. You’re getting skilled excellent treatment,” Dr. Garfield said.
But he added that he doesn’t just refer patients to Dr. Frank because of his skill.
“I refer everything to him that I can, and I think there’s a lot of us who are like that because he not only treats our patients well, he treats us well,” Dr. Garfield said.
What To Expect With Refresh Smile
Patients who qualify for the Refresh Smile procedure can expect professional, courteous, and caring service from our staff.
We will explain the procedure to you and answer any questions that you may have. When you are ready, we can schedule your procedure, which will take between 4 and 8 hours.
Refresh Smile involves the strategic placement of four dental implants to provide you with the maximum benefit from each.
We will work closely with your dentist throughout the process. This team approach provides you with the benefit of our expertise and your dentist’s familiarity with your dental history.
You can enter our office on the day of your procedure with few or no teeth and leave with a smile you can wait to show your family and friends.
If you have traditional dentures now, you will notice a marked improvement in your ability to eat with your implant-supported dentures.
A person with dentures may only have one-fifth of his or her original bite force. In contrast, a person with implant-supported dentures can regain close to all of that bite force.
That means you won’t have to limit yourself to soup and softer foods when you join your friends for a night out or when you take your spouse to dinner to celebrate your next anniversary.
You deserve to have a great smile. You should be able to eat the foods that you enjoy.
And you shouldn’t have to worry about your dentures coming loose.
With Refresh Smile, you can get all those things.
How To Get Started
If you live in or near Buffalo Grove, IL, ask you dentist about Refresh Smile at North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. We would be happy to work with you and your dentist to develop a plan to help you regain your bite and your smile.