Oral & Facial Surgery Center

If a necessary procedure is beyond the skill set of a general dentist, then you will be referred to talk to an oral surgeon. Common surgeries include tooth extraction, dental implants, gum grafts, trauma repair, and more.

JAW SURGERY

JAW SURGERY
Jaw surgery (Orthognathic surgery) is often recommended for misaligned jaws or after facial trauma. This treatment is designed to realign the teeth and jaws, improving the bite and function for the patient. Typically, jaw surgery is only recommended if other minimally-invasive treatments are not sufficient for the patient. For example, if orthodontics can’t resolve jaw problems, then a combination of orthodontics and jaw surgery might be required.

This treatment can help to improve chewing and biting function, minimize excessive wear on the teeth, correct speech issues, and repair facial growth disorders or injuries. In our experience, these corrections can also have a cosmetically appealing impact on facial profile and appearance.

If it involves braces, we’ll work with your orthodontic provider. Depending on the nature of the condition, these types of procedures can be done in the office or the hospital.

TMJ/TMD

TMJ-TMD
The lower jaw is one of the most active bones in our body. With a complex joint on either side, there can be many conditions that develop that can cause problems for a patient. The temporomandibular joint can lead to TMJ disorders when certain problems arise. There are many muscles, tendons, and vessels that are associated with the TMJ.

TMJ means the joint itself. TMD, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, is a diagnosis given to you by a dental or medical professional trained in the facial complex. This condition can damage the teeth and gums due to grinding and clenching, as well as cause pain in the joint itself.

If a night guard isn’t effective for eliminating TMJ symptoms, then a surgical consultation might be the right answer. Our team offers a personalized TMD treatment plan for every patient with custom recommendations based on the severity of your symptoms.

BOTOX AND FILLERS

BOTOX AND FILLERS
Dr. Jason’s training includes the diagnosis and treatment of cosmetic and medical conditions that utilize Botox and “fillers.” Commonly, Botox is used for the face to lessen wrinkles. It can also be used to treat TMJ and other medical conditions by relaxing muscles.

Medical-grade “fillers” are used when Botox alone does not achieve the desired effect or when more volume and fullness is sought. These procedures are routinely done in the outpatient setting with or without sedation.

Whether Botox is needed for TMJ treatment, or you are looking to regain a youthful appearance, our experienced team will help you choose the right injections to fit your needs. We can combine full-service treatments by pairing Botox and fillers with a variety of cosmetic dental services. It’s easy to create a smile that you love!

Direct from the land of smiling faces

Jason Schrotenboer DDS MD
/ SKROH-ten-BOR /

We call him Dr. Jason, who was raised in the Holland area of Michigan — voted one of the happiest places in the U.S. (Maybe it’s the tulips, maybe the micro-breweries?)

Now, a transplant to Chicago, he’s in his happy place when he’s working with patients. His early experience as an oral surgery patient guided his future career path with his then surgeon-turned-mentor (a Northwestern trained surgeon, in fact!).

Today, that experience has groomed his practice and patient interactions. “Being a surgical patient has given me an advantageous perspective on being a surgeon. There’s so much more to providing care than textbook learning and technical training.” This early experience combined with his broad range of training, works to make your care more seamless and stress-free. Referring doctors and patients alike trust his reassuring demeanor and broad-scope training for treating conditions of the mouth, jaw, face and neck.

TWO RIVAL SCHOOLS. ONE COLLABORATIVE SURGEON.

TWO RIVAL SCHOOLS.
ONE COLLABORATIVE SURGEON.

6 years of medical school and residency at the University of Michigan.

4 years at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

4 years at Michigan State University.

You come out learning a lot about collaborating with all sides. That combined with Dr. Jason’s early patient perspective gives him a unique 360° view of oral surgery. Together with you, your dentist, surgeon and other medical specialists, we’ll help design the best approach for your care.

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE – MD
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
DOCTOR OF DENTAL SURGERY – DDS
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – BS
HUMAN BIOLOGY

CARE ACROSS THE SPECTRUM. SMILES ACROSS THE MILES.

CARE ACROSS THE SPECTRUM.
SMILES ACROSS THE MILES.

Your smile. It means everything to you and to us. Not only what it looks like, but what’s behind it.
The feeling of confidence and satisfaction. A smile that says you’re comfortable and cared for.
That’s what our practice is all about.

As an oral surgeon, who’s also been an oral surgery patient with 11 implants at age 18, Dr. Jason brings a unique perspective and comprehensive expertise to his practice. From simple things, like free, onsite parking to the big things like ensuring your procedure goes smoothly, we’re dedicated to getting you back to the things in life that make you happy.

CARE right around
the corner.

  • Conveniently located at the northwest corner of Logan Square.
  • Avondale is within reach.
  • Parking is free, plentiful and right onsite.
3927 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
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