How Your Chicago Hyde Park Dentist Can Help You

Our clinic performs a wide variety of services to help you get the smile you deserve. By leveraging today's advanced techniques and technology, Chicago dentist Dr. Louis Kaufman and our amazing staff can restore your beautiful smile to help you maintain your youthful appearance. Whether you need to get a tooth filled, have crooked teeth, or need a complete Chicago smile makeover, we can offer a treatment plan that's right for you. Read below to learn more about some of the procedures we offer.

General Dental Procedures
Dental Cleanings
Twice yearly dental cleanings are one of the most important and frequently performed services by your dentist in Chicago. These professional cleanings, performed by one of our skilled hygienists, help remove mineralized plaque that may have...
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Usually performed at the same appointment as your dental cleaning, a dental exam is another component to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. By participating in these check-ups twice yearly, you can be catching any developing problems while...
Composite Fillings
A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.  The decayed or affected portion of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a composite filling.   There are...
Gold Fillings
The strongest and most durable material for dentistry today is still gold. Like other lab fabricated fillings, gold fillings require two appointments, a mold of your tooth, and a temporary.   Gold is much more esthetic than old silver...
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection.  In order to save the tooth, the pulp (the living tissue inside the tooth), nerves, bacteria, and any decay are removed and the resulting space is...
Tooth Extractions
Wisdom teeth extractions are a fairly common procedure. Wisdom teeth often cause problems as they are trying to protrude through the gums. When a wisdom tooth is impacted, it means the tooth is coming in at an angle and not straight through the...
Oral Cancer Screenings
Oral cancer screenings are a very important part of a visit for the patient. With the advances in modern technology, we are now able to pinpoint the start of a potential problem much earlier in its evolution. The ability to do so is extremely...
Cosmetic Dentistry
Invisalign
We can help straighten your teeth with Invisalign.     Your Invisalign treatment will consist of a series of aligners that you switch out about every two weeks. Each aligner is individually manufactured with exact calculations...
Lumineers
  Dr. Louis Kaufman is an (877) LUMINEER approved doctor with 20+ years experience placing LUMINEERS, and is even a patient of the procedure himself!   " I am very pleased with the results of the Lumineers that were...
Snap on Smile
    What is Snap-On Smile?   Snap-On Smile is a comfortable, removable dental appliance that involves no drilling, filing down of existing tooth structure, injections, cementation nor adhesives.  Its patented...
Porcelain Crowns
Where fillings are utilized to just cover a small portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth. In effect, the crown acts as the tooth's new outer surface.A dental crown is used when a tooth is decayed...
Botox
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a simple, nonsurgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people from 18 to 65 years of age. It is the only treatment of its type approved by...
Dentures
We all hope our natural teeth will last a lifetime. But when this isn’t possible, the best dental office in Chicago can offer a number of options to restore oral function and appearance. Thanks to advances in polymer science, the vast...
Precision Partials
When a patient has some healthy teeth left, but is missing several, a partial denture can restore their smile by providing a complement piece for their existing teeth.   Traditional partial dentures are held in place by metal...
Teeth Whitening
Tooth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile.   Because having whiter teeth has now become the major...
Dental Bridges
A dental bridge is a false tooth that is used to fill the gap created by a missing tooth or teeth. A gap between your teeth can be potentially dangerous to your dental health, as it can cause your teeth to shift resulting in a change in your...
Dental Veneers
Porcelain Veneers are very thin pieces of durable, tooth shaped porcelain that are custom made (for shape and color) by a professional dental laboratory.  They are bonded onto the front of teeth to create a beautiful and attractive...
Dental Bonding
Dental Bonding is a restoration procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is bonded to a tooth and cured with an ultraviolet light. Bonding is faster and less expensive than veneers or crowns, and can thus be a good option to make small cosmetic...
Retainers
After your orthodontics in Chicago treatment, we will begin the retention stage of your treatment. The retention phase lasts for a minimum of 12 months. Your final orthodontic result depends on your retainers, so follow through with the hard...
Dental Inlays and Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays are a more conservative approach to tooth restoration than full crowns. The are used to repair rear teeth that have mild to moderate tooth decay, or for cracked teeth where the damage does not warrant a dental crown....
Athletic Mouthguards
Wearing mouthguards while participating in sports protects more than your teeth:   Do dentists recommend mouthguards?   Yes. The Academy for Sports Dentistry recommends that male and female athletes in any sport —...
Advanced Dentistry
Dental Implants
Chicago dental implants are a permanent and appealing solution to replace missing or extracted teeth. They are better than other alternatives like bridges because no additional teeth need to be altered to place the new...
Mini Dental Implants
3M™ (MDI) is a minimally invasive, affordable dental implant procedure that can provide the denture stability you’ve always wanted – without the costs and time associated with full-size implant treatment.   What are...
Sleep Apnea
Using oral surgery to help sleep apnea seeks to remove the excess tissue in the throat that is vibrating and blocking the upper air passages. One surgical procedure is an Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP). This procedure involves removing the...
Sleep Disorder
Do you keep someone awake at night with your snoring? Are you experiencing fatigue, sleeplessness, and even breathlessness? These could be warning signs that abnormal breathing is not taking place during sleep. Of course, lack of sleep affects...
Periodontics
Periodontal (gum) disease can lead to more than just an unsightly smile—it can cause loss of teeth and, eventually, if left untreated, serious health problems. Called gingivitis in its early stages, periodontal disease is caused by...
NuCalm
  CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO TESTIMONIALS FROM NUCALM PATIENTS   NuCalm uses four components that work together to bring the body to a deep state of calm. It is administered as soon as you sit in the chair and takes about 3 minutes....

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