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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Skokie, IL Dentist
Kampfer Dental, PC New Patients are Accepted! A beautiful smile brightens every day and gives you the confidence you deserve! From first contact at Kampfer Dental, our Skokie dentists are committed to your individual attention and strive to provide personalized oral health care tailored for your unique dental needs and goals...

Dental Staff
...She has a passion for preventive dentistry, dental education, helping patients to be at ease and understanding the importance of their oral health in relation with overall health...

Dental Services
...​ Helping You and Your Family Stay Healthy! Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Simple Procedure Could Reduce Biting the Inside of Your Mouth
...More than likely the fibroma tissue will be normal; but by having the fibroma removed and examined, you’ll gain peace of mind about your oral health...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Not All Bacteria are Harmful to Oral Health
... If you would like more information on the role of bacteria in oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health
...Here’s a list of risky habits to kick, and mouth-healthy habits to adopt:Habits That Risk Oral HealthSmoking...

Get A Better Smile for Valentine's Day
...We will remove plaque from your teeth, check your gums for signs of periodontal (gum) disease, and make sure you’re on track for good oral health...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

Stay Hydrated in Winter for Better Year-Round Oral Hygiene
...We will also perform a complete dental exam, evaluate your oral health and help resolve small problems before they turn into big headaches (or toothaches)...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine article “Sealants for Children,” and “Top 10 Oral Health Tips for Children...

Nutrition for the Best Oral Health
...Here are some nutritional guidelines that will benefit your oral health as well as your overall health...

What You Should do About This Bizarre Drug Side Effect
...If you would like more information on reactions to medication that might affect your oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

Don't let Gum Disease - the 'Other Dental Disease' - Rob you of Your Smile
...But there's another dental disease just as dangerous to your oral health and nearly half of U...

Your Smile Can Be Your Passport to the World - Take Care of It With These Tips
...It takes just 5 minutes a day to perform one of the most important things you can do for your long-term oral health...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health” and “10 Tips for Daily Oral Care at Home...

Test Your Expertise in Caring for Your Child's Dental Health With This Short Quiz
Your child’s current dental care sets the stage for good oral health later in life...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...As the proud dad told Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "The best part of being a father is the smiles and the warmth you get from your children...

Gum Disease Could be Affecting More Than Just Your Mouth
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Good Oral Health Leads to Better Health Overall...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...