1. Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

    Have you ever wondered why some people are subjected to wisdom tooth extractions at a relatively young age, while others can go a lifetime without one? In today’s post, we’ll explain why wisdom tooth extraction can sometimes be a necessity. North Shore Smile Surgery is Buffalo Grove’s Top Rate…Read More

  2. Common Dental Bone Graft Questions

    Surgical procedures are understandably nerve-racking for many people, and dental surgeries are no exception. If you’re considering a dental bone graft procedure, you probably have more than a few questions about what to expect. In today’s post, we’ll answer four of the most common questions ou…Read More

  3. What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

    Tooth extractions are one of the most commonly performed oral procedures. While recovery is generally fast and usually takes between three and four days, many people have a fear of what tooth extraction procedures entail. In today’s post, we’ll walk you through what you should expect from a toot…Read More

  4. 6 Tips on Preventing Tooth Decay

    Our last baby teeth typically fall out somewhere between the age of nine and 12. The adult teeth that grow in their place should last our entire lives. However, bacteria that naturally occurs in our mouths, other environmental factors, and personal habits can cause cavities to form, plaque to develo…Read More

  5. Common Dental Problems To Look Out For

    If you’re like most people, you probably dread the idea of having to go to the dentist. Whether you have to go for an annual checkup or you’ve had tooth pain for weeks, the unfortunate reality is that our mouths are a breeding ground for bacteria, both the good and the bad. In order to maintain …Read More

  6. The Basics of Dental Implants

    If your dentist has said that you need dental implants, you may be wondering what that means. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that provide a permanent base for fixed, replacement teeth. Whether you’ve lost a tooth due to decay or from a fall, dental implants can provide a natural lookin…Read More

  7. What Is A Tooth Extraction?

    At North Shore Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we’re completely dedicated to giving you a beautiful smile through dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, and bone grafting. Many of these procedures require the removal of a tooth from its socket inside the bone, also known as a tooth extraction. I…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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