Dr. Ivan Martino recalls how he had a horrible toothache, back in sixth grade, and nothing relieved the pain until his mother took him to the dentist. "I walked out of the office knowing that I wanted to help people with something they can't do themselves," he explained.
Fast forward to today, after earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Dr. Martino is running a successful Affordable Dentures & Implants (AD&I) practice in Orland Park, IL, helping patients find a way to smile again.
"I have a big mirror with lights in the hallway at my practice, and I love seeing my patients walk up to the mirror and smile for the first time in a long time," Dr. Martino shares. "The patient literally lights up with a smile, and it's truly special to be a part of that transformation."
Dr. Martino has focused on dentures and implants, having operated two successful AD&I practices. As a leader in tooth replacement, his clinic provides dentures, partial dentures, tooth extractions, and a variety of affordable dental implant services; he has placed more than 1,000 implants in patients, including single tooth implants, and full upper and lower implants with either snap secure dentures or full arch fixed implant supported bridges - all in the same day, made possible with an on-site laboratory. Dr. Martino also provides services ranging from standard oral surgical procedures and very complex surgeries, including fixed full arch restorations, to innovative digital dentures, providing patients with affordable options in the latest dental advancements.
"Everyone on my team knows that together we strive to make sure every patient receives the best, long-term option at an affordable price," he adds. "I teach each member of my team to follow the same protocol with special attention to each, individual patient need, so our patients can truly receive the best possible service. That's important to me."
Dr. Martino is a Fellow with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI), and the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics (FAAIP).