Frequently Asked Questions

Chicago Family Dentists

Who is the best dentist in Hyde Park?

Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park offers comprehensive dental solutions to maintain your optimal oral health. Contact our office for more information.

Do you accept new patients?

Hyde Park IL dentist welcomes new patients. Contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Why do I need dental x-rays?

With dental x-rays (radiographs), we can view your teeth and surrounding structures with remarkable accuracy and in a way the human eye cannot. X-ray images provide the information we need to plan your dental treatment. Contact Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park for more information or to schedule an appointment.

What services does a general dentist offer?

Dentist in Hyde Park offers a variety of preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental solutions to best care for the needs of you and your family. Contact our office for more information.

Where is Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park located?

Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park is located in Hyde Park, IL

Where are Dr. Kaufman, and Dr. Minkowski? 

Dr. Kaufman, and Dr. Minkowski are located in Hyde Park, IL

Where can I get tooth whitening in Hyde Park?

Dentist in Hyde Park offers a variety of teeth whitening solutions to give you a whiter, brighter, more confident smile. Contact our office for more information.

Who is the best cosmetic dentist in Hyde Park?

Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park offers comprehensive dental solutions to improve the appearance of your smile while maintaining your optimal oral health. Contact our office for more information.

How do I prevent cavities? 

Dentist in Hyde Park follows American Dental Association guidelines to help patients prevent tooth decay. These include twice-daily tooth brushing, daily flossing, avoiding sugar, and maintaining twice-yearly professional cleanings.

How often should I floss my teeth? 

It is recommended that people floss at least once a day to ensure that food does not build up between teeth and form harmful plaque. Contact Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park for more information or to schedule an appointment.

What do I need to bring to my first dental appointment?

Typically, you will be asked to bring a photo ID and a copy of your insurance details (if any) to your first appointment. Sometimes, you can complete your new patient forms ahead of time. Contact Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park for more information or to schedule an appointment.

How often should I visit the dentist? 

The American Dental Association recommends that most people visit the dentist every 6 months. However, specific needs may require more frequent visits. Contact Smile Design Studio of Hyde Park for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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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-3pm
Saturday: 8am-1pm

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