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The dental professionals at North Shore Dental are pleased to welcome you to our dental family. We want you to be informed about any dental issues you may encounter. Our website provides information about our dental team, services, technology, and many additional resources for your review. We want you to feel confident that when you choose North Shore Dental, you're working with dental professionals who are compassionate, qualified and experienced.

If you have any questions, please call or emails us. We love hearing from our patients as well as anyone interested in becoming part of our dental family.

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Meet The Doctor

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  • Craig L. Smith, DDS

    Dr. Smith was born and raised in Milwaukee. He is a graduate of University School of Milwaukee.  Following high school, Dr. Smith attended Ripon College where he majored in biology and enjoyed a Hall of Fame career on the basketball court. Following his time at Ripon College, Dr. Smith attended the prestigious Marquette University School of Dentistry, where he graduated in 2001 and was selected as a National Health Corps Scholar.

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    Dr. Smith reviewed my dental health and provided ideas and suggestions for maintaining good health.  He was very informative and made good use of their video technology to show me places to watch.

     - Sally L.​​

    Dr. Craig and his entire staff make you feel comfortable during your whole visit.  I was very pleased with the procedure I had done yesterday.  The work was done so professionally, that I didn't even feel any discomfort afterward.  I would definitely recommend this dental office to anyone looking for great service and an excellent dentist.

     Stefanie D.​​

    I am delighted with my dental care.  The office staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and very helpful.  I tell everyone about my awesome dental care.  I look forward to my visits.  Thank you for providing such wonderful care.  

    -  Haleena N.​​

Featured Articles

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally Extra stress is put on your remaining teeth You’re at greater risk for developing gum disease Your remaining teeth can shift out of position, causing bite problems The ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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Contact Us

Our Location

2505 W. Mequon Road | Mequon, WI 53092

Hours of Operation

Northshore Dental


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm