Meet Your Dentist in Chicago

Louis Kaufman

DDS

Dr. Louis Kaufman is a nationally recognized educator, author and practicing clinician. He is a 1995 graduate of the University Of Illinois School Of Dentistry. Being highly experienced with LUMINEERS®, he has successfully completed over 1,000 patient cases in the Chicago area and continues to tour the country to train and educate other dental professionals about LUMINEERS® and other major dental procedures. In 1995, he joined his father Richard’s well-established 60-year-old General Dentistry practice treating 3rd and 4th generation patients, and since has been practicing for 20 plus years.

Dr. Kaufman serves on the advisory board of numerous dental manufacturers, consults on product development and educates clinicians around the globe on topics such as Minimally Invasive Smile Design using LUMINEERS, incorporating CBCT into the dental office, NuCalm, and business management and marketing. He also is an Administrator with Smile Source Chicago. Dr. Kaufman lectures at approximately 20 continuing education programs annually and has published numerous articles focused on restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Kaufman holds professional memberships in The American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and The Chicago Dental Society, The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, The Academy of Laser Dentistry and Illinois State Dental Society.

Areas Of Special Interest:
Dental Implants, Comprehensive Reconstruction, Treatment Planning, Cosmetic Smile Design, LUMINEERS, and Three Dimensional Imaging

Lisa Minkowski

DDS

Dr. Lisa Minkowski is a native of Wisconsin, received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Loyola University Chicago. She then continued her education in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University. She moved back to Chicago and joined the office as an associate in 2013. Dr. Minkowski is dedicated to providing excellent, gentle dental care in a relaxed, comfortable environment. She believes that communication and compassion are key when discussing comprehensive treatment plans with her patients. Dr. Minkowski seeks to educate her patients about dental problems and treatments, because she believes informed patients are better able to make informed decisions about their health and their well-being. Her friendly personality creates an atmosphere where patients are comfortable asking questions. Dr. Minkowski is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry and American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. She consistently attends continuing education courses to ensure that the care she provides is the most advanced and up to date. Dr. Minkowski enjoys providing exceptional preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Richard Kaufman

DDS Emeritus

Dr. Richard I. Kaufman Emeritus, a past professor and a graduate of the University Of Illinois School Of Dentistry, opened the Kaufman and Kaufman Smile Design studio in 1950. What was once a one chair office, it has grown since into an eight chair office now run by his son, Dr. Louis Kaufman, who holds an immaculate expertise in the field of dentistry. With over 60 years of experience, Dr. Richard has led the way for many dental practitioners in the area and has never stopped serving and contributing his community of Hyde Park.

Kaufman & Kaufman SMILE DESIGN STUDIO

1525 East 53rd Street, Suite 734 | Chicago, IL 60615 | (773) 643-6006 | office@chicagodentistry.com | Schedule An Appointment

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