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laminate veneer – thin material, generally tooth-colored, used to cover the front of a healthy tooth to restore the appearance from discoloration, damage, misalignment, or other such cosmetic issue

laughing gas – common term used for nitrous oxide, an odorless gas that produces a mild sedative effect when inhaled

lesion – tissue injury, generally due to trauma, infection, or illness

ligation – process of attaching archwire to braces in orthodontic treatment

ligature – thin wire used to hold archwire in the bracket in orthodontic treatment

lingual – refers to area or surface on or around the tongue, opposite of facial

lip bumper – archwire attached to a piece of molded plastic, holds back molars of lower jaw to provide more space for the other teeth

local anesthesia – medication used to block nerve impulses to provide partial or complete elimination of pain during treatment

 

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Located in the historic
Hyde Park Bank Building

Hyde Park Family Dentist
1525 E. 53rd. St. Suite 734
Chicago, IL 60615

(773) 643–6006 |

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Monday: 8am-4pm
Tuesday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday: 8am-4pm
Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-2pm
Saturday: 8am-1pm

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January 8th 2021

“Tooth worms” are the cause of tooth decay. That was the headline of a Sumerian text from around 5,000 B.C.E. Fortunately, the dental industry has evolved since then and we know “tooth worms” don’t exist. Here’s how dentistry has evolved...

Hyde Park Chicago Dentist | Repair Your Smile with Dentures

January 1st 2021

Our Hyde Park dentist, Dr. Louis Kaufman, is pleased to provide high-quality removable dentures to new and existing patients who have experienced the loss of some or all of their teeth. These dentures are custom crafted to fit the individual...

How to Clean Dental Implants Properly

December 7th 2020

Are you wondering how to clean your dental implants? If you currently have dental implants or are contemplating scheduling an initial consultation with a dental implant expert, consider this: when it comes to your oral health, cleaning your dental implants is just as...