Julie, dental assistant; Jillian, front office coordinator; Jeff Feffer, dentist; Amanda, dental assistant; Teresa dental hygienist.
Dr. Jeffrey Feffer believes that a dentist and patient become a team for treating an individual’s dental needs. Our dentist spends most of his time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that general pain is relieved, problems are resolved and your health improves.
We also want our patients to be informed about dental problems and treatments, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being. That is why we’ve included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dental needs and care.
We also know that convenience in the Lakeview and Lincoln Park area is important to your selection of a dentist. In these web pages you’ll find information about the office, including our location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We hope you’ll find our practice offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a dentist.
All our professionals maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Jeffrey Feffer graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1981, and has been practicing dentistry in Lincoln Park for 32 years. Raised in Southern California, he received an undergraduate degree in Bacteriology and then a Masters degree in Public Health, specializing in infectious disease epidemiology from UCLA.
He has been a respected expert witness and consultant to the legal profession in matters related to alleged dental malpractice and the standard of care in dentistry for over 25 years, while being a full time dentist.
His practice philosophy is to provide thoughtfulness and compassion to his patients, while providing options of treatment. Precise and clinically demanding, he is relaxed and accomodating while working.
A longstanding member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society, he has taken numerous courses in esthetic and prosthetic dentistry which allows him to design and place highly artistic and realistic restorations coupled with all types of prosthetic reconstruction.
He highly enjoys working with children, establishing long lasting relationships which allow children to grow up utilizing dental services without fear.
Dr. Feffer believes that the integration of basic healthful principles increases one's enjoyment of life and gives the best chance for a balanced life. He has been physically active his entire life. An avid runner and tennis player, he has run 5 marathons and numerous shorter races. Fluent in Spanish, he has gone to night school one night a week for the last six years to develop fluency in Italian as well.
At the end of 2011, Dr. Feffer was asked by Dr. Gilberto Munoz, Chicago Fire Team Physician, to be the Chicago Fire Team Dentist for the upcoming 2012 season. Appreciative of the ability to combine professional comaraderie with athletics, Dr. Feffer has enthusiastically accepted the position. In addition to providing emergency dental procedures for the players, he will do his best to be thoughtful and help the players be in optimal dental health prior to the start of the season.
Dr. Feffer is married to an audiologist, and has three daughters.