Meet Oral Surgeon Dr. Smythe
Dr. Emily Smythe
Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Emily Smythe's academic career began at Ohio Wesleyan University where she excelled in sports and academics. In 2002, Dr. Smythe was awarded an Academic All American status in swimming. Her undergraduate education culminated with a BA at Ohio Wesleyan University where she was Phi Beta Kappa and graduated in 2003 Summa Cum Laude.
Dr. Smythe went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery at University of Maryland graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2007. She was proudly given the Dr. George B. Clendin Award of the International College of Dentists in 2004 which is awarded to the highest ranked dental student. She was also awarded the Dr. Henry Hohouser Memorial Scholarship in 2007.
During her years at University of Maryland, Dr. Smythe was inducted into the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and was President from 2006-2007. She was OKU National Dental Honor Society, and in 2007 she was awarded the Academy of General Dentistry Award.
Dr. Emily Smythe received her residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin after internships in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Wisconsin and a General Practice Dental residency at Evanston Northwestern Hospital. She is a contributing author to several chapters in oral surgery and plastic surgery literature and has compassionately performed volunteer dental care to the underserved people in rural areas of the Dominican Republic and with Mission of Mercy in Wisconsin.
Dr. Smythe is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral Surgery. She is also on the board of the Chicago Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association and Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Smythe is certified by the American Heart Association in ACLS and PALS and as an instructor in Basic Life Support.
Residing in Lincoln Park with her husband, 2 sons and their dog, Brando, Dr. Smythe loves to take advantage of the beautiful parks in her area. She enjoys running (especially after her 2 young kids), swimming, and travelling. She is compassionately dedicated to making her patients feel at ease and comfortable. When asked what is her favorite part about being an oral surgeon she said, getting people out of pain, relieving their anxiety, and giving them options to restore their mouth. She genuinely looks forward to caring for her patients and partnering with the general dentists and specialists in her community.