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Top Quality Care

Personalized Care, Cutting-Edge Technology

Treating patients with care and compassion is first and foremost the most important part of my job."
- Dr. Emily Smythe

At St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, our mission is to provide every patient with individualized, quality surgical care delivered in a compassionate manner using the latest technology. Dr. Emily Smythe is proud to bring her years of experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery, including placement of dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, and bone grafting procedures to her patients in St. John and surrounding communities.

Meet the Team

St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants Team

Our goal is to provide a first-class experience in a safe and comfortable environment. Our team is friendly, compassionate, and expertly trained. It is our top priority to provide excellent, oral care in a relaxing environment so you can smile brighter and more confidently. If there is anything you need, please let us know!


Oral Surgery Assistant
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Oral Surgery Assistant
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Patient Care Coordinator
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Oral Surgery Assistant
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Oral Surgery Assistant
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Patient Care Coordinator
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Our Comforts and Amenities

At St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, our fully digital office allows you to complete registration in the comfort of your own home. Our warm and inviting reception area welcomes you in with the option to use iPads to fill out paperwork. Help yourself to a beverage unless of course you are restricted from drinking before surgery. There are large-screen TVs and Sonos with customized music in each room. Whether you want to relax with Sonos customized music or browse your phone on our high-speed wifi - we want to make your visit feel like home

Newly built relaxing and modern office


Sonos sound system

Beverage Station


Complimentary Wifi

On-site Parking

Cutting-Edge Technology

Top-of-the-line tools of the Trade

At St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, we make continued investments to maintain state-of-the-art technology for the benefit of efficiency and an enhanced experience the benefit of our patients. 

Intraoral & CBCT Scanner
Our intraoral scanner digitally captures hard and soft tissue images with 3D accuracy in high definition, and Our CBCT allows Dr. Smythe to create 3D image measurements of the airway, bone, and dental structures. It provides incredible detail for treatment planning and detection of pathology. This allows her to plan the best treatment to fit your needs.

3D Printing
3D printing, the latest in dental technology, is a powerful tool that allows us to have and hold a replica of your jawbone to study as we plan your treatment. In other words, 3D printing provides real-life models that allow us to replicate your jaw to study and plan your treatment. In other words, 3D printing provides real-life models that can be used to create surgical guides for accuracy and personalized treatment. This makes our planning easier and allows us to personalize your treatment according to your particular needs.

Laser Treatment
Oral surgery, frenectomies, and biopsies are more comfortable and efficient than ever with our soft-tissue laser. The laser's precision allows for minimal tissue damage, which leads to faster healing times and less post-operative discomfort. It also reduces the need for sutures and minimizes bleeding and inflammation. With laser treatment, you will be treated with the utmost comfort and precision.

Sedation Options
Our team is committed to patient comfort and safety. Dr. Smythe will discuss different sedation and anesthesia options that are right for you. We recognize this can be a stressful experience, Dr. Smythe and her team are expertly trained to administer safe and effective anesthesia during your procedure to alleviate anxiety.

Whether you’re having dental implants placed, bone grafting, or getting your wisdom teeth removed, our advanced technology and detail-oriented approach to your care will allow you to enjoy optimal, long-lasting results.

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Community Involvement

St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants Cares

At St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, taking care of our patients is our first priority, but that doesn’t end at our office – we also care about taking care of our community. Any opportunity we have to give back, we jump right in - it’s our way to keep St. John smiling!

Seeking An Oral Surgeon?

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call (219) 288-2800
St. John Oral Surgery and Dental Implants serves our neighbors in St. John, Crown Point, Lowell, Hebron, Demotte, Merrillville, Schererville, Dyer, Munster, Highland, Griffith, Beecher, Cedar Lake, Valparaiso, Winfield, Monee, Crete, Lansing, Steger, Rensselaer and Chesterton