Our Lakeview/Lincoln Park Area Office Staff
Our doctors 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. Jacqueline Rodriguez
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Dr. Jacqueline Rodriguez grew up in Lincolnwood, IL. She received her Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Spanish at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She then attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry where she completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
While at the University of Illinois’s College of Dentistry, Dr. Rodriguez held executive positions in multiple student organizations. She received both the Thomas Lakars Award and the Student Leadership Award from the International College of Dentists for exemplary leadership and her work in philanthropies.
Dr. Rodriguez is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry. She has taken advanced training in clear aligner orthodontics, CAD/CAM dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry. She offers both Invisalign and Suresmile clear aligners. She believes in practicing comprehensive dentistry and prides herself on her thorough diagnosis and treatment planning. Building dentist-patient relationships are important to Dr. Rodriguez, as she wants her patients to feel comfortable and confident with every treatment.
She currently resides in the Wicker Park neighborhood with her husband, Matt. They love to travel and spent their honeymoon in Egypt in 2021. In the morning, you can catch her running on the 606, at Barry’s bootcamp or at Mayweather Boxing + Fitness. Fun fact, Dr. Rodriguez has a fraternal twin sister.
Dr. Rodriguez looks forward to joining Dr. Feffer and his team!
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. Mansi Raina
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Dr. Mansi Raina was born in India and raised in Skokie, Illinois. She completed her undergraduate studies in Community Health at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She further pursued a master’s in Biotechnology at Rush University in Chicago before moving to Boston to obtain her dental doctorate degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2017. Since graduation, she has practiced dentistry in Illinois as well as San Francisco. Now, with a puppy and a newborn baby girl rounding out her family, Dr. Raina is excited to return home.
Dr. Raina believes that a happy smile starts with a healthy smile. She enjoys getting to know each of her patients and their needs to create a personalized and comprehensive treatment plan. Dr. Raina understands that going to a dentist can be a high anxiety event and ensures her patients feel at ease under her care.
To be the best dental healthcare provider for her patients, Dr. Raina aims to be a lifelong learner. She particularly enjoys building her cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery skills. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois State Dental Society which help her stay up to date with important advances and information in the field.
When Dr. Raina is not at the office, you can find her exploring the newest neighborhood restaurant or the most recently added Peloton workout. She can also be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen with her husband to host their family and friends. Dr. Raina is looking forward to immersing herself in her new neighborhood and serving the needs of her community.
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