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Get Your Teeth Replacements From A Leading Oral Surgeon

Get Your Teeth Replacements From A Leading Oral Surgeon

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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 Smile Surgery. Dr. Scott Frank, our oral surgeon, is based in Buffalo Gro…Read More

The Modern Approach to Tooth Replacement

The Modern Approach to Tooth Replacement

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Tooth replacement techniques and technology have come a long way thanks to modern innovation. In today’s post, we’ll provide you with a brief overview of what tooth replacements are and why you may want to consider them for yourself. Call 847-276-2500 or contact North Shore Smile Surgery online…Read More

Visit Our ‘Very Friendly, Very Informative’ Oral Surgeon [video]

Visit Our ‘Very Friendly, Very Informative’ Oral Surgeon [video]

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We understand that no one wants to have oral surgery. If you need it, that usually means there is a problem. But if you do, you want to visit an oral surgeon you can trust to do the job right. You need to go somewhere like North Shore Smile Surgery. Dr. Scott Frank, our oral surge…Read More

Find Out Why Dentists Recommend Our Oral Surgeon [video]

Find Out Why Dentists Recommend Our Oral Surgeon [video]

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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

Innovation Has Made Dental Implants Even Better

Innovation Has Made Dental Implants Even Better

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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

Feel Secure With Your Teeth Replacements With A Bone Graft

Feel Secure With Your Teeth Replacements With A Bone Graft

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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…Read More

Save Time, Get Secure Dentures Faster With Refresh Smile

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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 Smile Surgery. With many dental implant procedures, you have to wait months before your dentures can be attached. If you come t…Read More

Sedation Dentistry Improves Your Oral Surgery Experience [video]

Sedation Dentistry Improves Your Oral Surgery Experience [video]

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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 Smile Surgery: ✦ Oral sedatio…Read More

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

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

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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

To Get Secure Dentures, Get A Bone Graft

To Get Secure Dentures, Get A Bone Graft

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You have grown tired of your dentures slipping out of place when you try to talk or eat. You want implant-supported dentures, but you’ve been told that you can’t get them. Before you give up on getting dental implants, make an appointment with Dr. Scott Frank of North Shore Smile Surgery…Read More

Dental Implants Make Dentures Stronger

Dental Implants Make Dentures Stronger

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Are you thinking about getting dentures to replace your lost teeth? Then you should be thinking about getting dental implants. And if you are going to have an implant placement in or near Buffalo Grove, IL, or the greater Chicago area, then you should be making an appointment at North Shore Smile Surgery…Read More

Good Reasons To Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

Good Reasons To Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth extractions are some of the most common procedures we perform at North Shore Smile Surgery. Dentists understand the importance of this procedure for their patients’ long-term oral health, which is why many dentists refer their patients to our Dr. Scott Frank. If you…Read More

What To Expect During Your Oral Surgery

What To Expect During Your Oral Surgery

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Halloween returns at the end of this month, but today we want to discuss something that many people find even scarier — oral surgery. No one wants to have surgery, especially is that surgery involves your mouth. That’s a perfectly understandable sentiment. If you find yourself in this situation,…Read More

Why You Should Consider Refresh Smile

Why You Should Consider Refresh Smile

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You will be getting dentures soon. You wish you weren’t. You wish you didn’t need them. You wish you still had all your teeth or at least enough teeth that you could get a dental bridge instead of a full set of dentures. Nevertheless, you’ve got some important decisions to make about what kind…Read More

Sally’s Addition By Tooth Extraction

Sally’s Addition By Tooth Extraction

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Sally brushed her teeth, but she had never made oral care a priority. Sometimes she flossed, and when the mood struck, she would go to the dentist for a cleaning. Otherwise, she didn’t pay much attention to her teeth. Then one day her teeth started to hurt. At first, she ignored it. She took some…Read More

Two Ways You Can Get Implant Dentures

Two Ways You Can Get Implant Dentures

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Let’s imagine for a moment that you have traditional dentures. Let’s further imagine that you’ve had them for several years. In that time, you’ve had your dentures refitted multiple times. You have grown frustrated with the limitations of dentures. The reason you’ve needed to have them ref…Read More

IV Sedation Can Improve Oral Surgery

IV Sedation Can Improve Oral Surgery

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Your comfort is as much a priority as your oral health when you come to North Shore Smile Surgery. We offer a number of services from teeth extraction to implant placement and bone grafts, and we can perform all of them with the assistance of dental sedation. This makes these proc…Read More

A Better Way To Refresh Your Smile

A Better Way To Refresh Your Smile

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How you got to this point isn’t important. What you will do about it is what matters. You can look back and question your decisions. You can play the “what if” game with yourself all you want, but it’s not going to bring your teeth back. You have joined the estimated 35 million Americans who…Read More

When Removing A Tooth Is Good For You

When Removing A Tooth Is Good For You

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We have a lot of sports fans who come to our office. Regardless of who they root for, we think they all agree that certain players are not worth having on their favorite team. We aren’t talking about any specific individual. Instead, we mean players who disrupt team unity, players who cause proble…Read More

Plan For Better Dental Implant Placement

Plan For Better Dental Implant Placement

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“Measure twice, cut once” is an adage adopted from carpentry. It’s meant to remind us to make sure we carefully plan before we take actions that can’t be undone. When you are building a cabinet, a wrong cut can be a setback for a project, and it can lead to wasted materials. In dentistry —…Read More

Dr. Frank: A Leader In Oral Surgery

Dr. Frank: A Leader In Oral Surgery

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Our world is an ever-changing place, and one of the reasons for that is for innovators who push the cutting-edge of technology. This drive is what leads to breakthroughs that make all our lives a little better. One of the company’s leading the way with innovation is Tesla. You may know them for th…Read More