Dentist Chicago Meet the Doctors


Dr. Richard I. Kaufman and Dr. Louis R. Kaufman are both graduates of the University of Illinois School of Dentistry. Professional memberships include American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois State Dental Society.


Dr. Louis Kaufman is a highly experienced expert with LUMINEERS® and has completed over 1,000 patient cases in the Chicago area. Each patient has benefited from a radiant smile and increased self-confidence. Dr. Kaufman also lectures nationally and internationally around the country to train and educate other dental professionals about LUMINEERS®.


Dr. Louis Kaufman graduated from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry for more than 15 years and cosmetic dentistry for more than 15 years.

He is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Dental Association


A native of Pittsburgh Dr. Erin Best received both her undergraduate and dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She relocated to Chicago to complete a general practice residency at the Rush University Medical Center and joined the office as an associate in 2006.


Dr. Best believes communication, education and of course a gentle touch are the key components to a successful dental appointment. Her easy going attitude encourages an open dialogue and personalized care with the patients she treats. An active and healthy lifestyle is important to Dr. Best and she makes every effort to discuss ways to help her patients improve their health and maintain their beautiful smiles.


Dr. Best’s professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry. Regular attendance in continuing education course helps her remain current with changing technologies and new techniques in dentistry. Her areas of special interest include dental implants and surgery, cosmetics and prevention.


In her free time you can usually find her running along the Chicago lakefront. She also enjoys cooking, photography travel with her husband, Eric and cheering for her beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.


Our greatest asset is our staff
Always seeking to get answers to your questions. Handling questions about insurance, rearranging appointments, or holding your hand if need be while they chair-side assist.


Our philosophy as Dentists is not complicated: It is to provide, to our patients, the most optimum treatment to instill self-confidence, excellent results, and leave them with a gorgeous smile. Our purpose is to be here for the patient, to listen, educate, understand and explain the procedures so they feel confidant and can relax as much as possible. We provide the most comfortable, caring, gentle, and enjoyable dental care possible. Our goal is quality rather than quantity.