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Louis Kaufman

Louis R. Kaufman, DDS

Louis R. Kaufman, DDS, is a nationally recognized educator, author, and practicing clinician. Born into a dental family, Dr. Kaufman is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. In 1995, he joined his father Richard’s well established 50-year-old general dentistry practice, treating 3rd and 4th generation patients. Dr. Kaufman has a diverse business background that differentiates him from other key opinion leading clinicians. At DePaul University, he earned an MBA in Computer Science and a BA in Marketing and Economics. Prior to attending dental school Louis worked in management at Pillsbury Corporation as a specialist in point of service site development and restaurant management for 5 years. The skill set he developed in corporate management has helped him grow his Hyde Park private practice into a multi-million dollar business focused on comprehensive oral health care and cosmetic smile design.

Dr. Kaufman serves on the advisory board of numerous dental manufacturers, consults on product development, and educates clinicians around the globe.

Dr. Kaufman can be reached at drkaufman@chicagodentistry.comucation programs annually and has published numerous articles focused on restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

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Courses Featuring Louis Kaufman

Maximizing Case Acceptance & New Patient Numbers
Cost: $19.00
ADA Credits: 1
AGD Credits: 1