Our Lakeview/Lincoln Park Area Office Staff
Dr. Jeffrey Feffer & Dr. Prashant C. Patel believe that a dentist and patient become a team for treating an individual’s dental needs. Our dentists spend most of their 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.
Our patients range from local Lakeview and Lincoln Park residents to international visitors, and we want to make sure everyone is informed about dental problems and treatments because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well-being. This website includes an extensive section on this website covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. Additionally, our knowledgeable staff would be happy to answer any of your questions in the office.
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
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Dr. Jeffrey Feffer graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1981 and has been practicing dentistry in the Lincoln Park and Lakeview area for over 35 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 30 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 accommodating 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 the Chicago Fire Team Physician to be the Chicago Fire Team Dentist for the upcoming 2012 season. Appreciative of the ability to combine professional camaraderie with athletics, Dr. Feffer 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. Although at present he is not the official team dentist for the Fire, he still provides services for players and coaches. He is a certified Team Dentist, and has completed the training for certification given by the Academy for Sports Dentistry and is an active member of this society.
Dr. Feffer has three fantastic daughters.
Dr. Prashant C. Patel
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Our Lincoln Park practice is extremely pleased to have Dr. Prashant C. Patel join our group. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology, Philosophy and German language from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He continued his education at the University of Illinois School of Dentistry and obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1991. He has passionately and enthusiastically been practicing dentistry for over 28 years.
Dr. Patel is a firm believer in perpetual learning, and has been a continuous member of his local study club which is comprised of dentists of all dental specialties that meet monthly to discuss innovations and to treatment plan complex restorative cases, for over 15 years. His personal interests and skills are the result of the many courses he has taken in cosmetic and esthetic dentistry, including minimally invasive porcelain veneers, implant reconstruction, Invisalign and much more to be able to always deliver the highest quality of dental care to all of his patients. He firmly believes that whole body health begins in the mouth, and that a healthy smile is essential for a healthy life.
Dr. Patel is that rare individual who not only is clinically thoughtful, meticulous and precise in his care of his patients, but has genuine empathy and excellent communication skills to help all of his patients understand treatment in a supportive atmosphere.
In his free time, Dr. Patel loves spending quality time with his family and friends, and enjoys bowling and table tennis.
Dr. Patel is looking forward to providing comprehensive dental services for you and your family, and by doing so, widens his circle of friends.
Dental Assistant/Front Desk Administration