Enhance Your Smile and Your Life

With our easily affordable, convenient and comfortable dental solutions

When you have dental problems, you want to have a dentist who listens and responds.… an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs… a friendly dentist who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Dr. Sawyer meets all these characteristics. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

Mission Statement

  • To guide our patients along a path of optimal health and wellness, for life.
  • To non-judgmentally deliver the highest possible level of care, with empathy and understanding.
  • To continually pursue excellence through continuing education, personal and team growth and mastery of leading-edge technology.
  • To treat our patients as individuals.
  • To deliver this care with first-class, five-star service
  • To respect our patients' time.
  • To accept our patients as partners in their wellness.
  • To assume a leadership role as a resource - a window of information with concern for our patients' overall well-being.
  • To consistently deliver more than our patients’ expectations.

Informed Patients

Lakeshore Dental Associates believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their oral health and well being. That is why we’ve included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dental needs and care.

Comfortable and Convenient Setting

The best care in the world doesn’t mean anything if you are not able to access it. At Lakeshore Dental Associates, we strive to make our Chicago office as affordable, efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about Lakeshore Dental Associates office, maps, directions, hours, and appointment scheduling. You can even email a request for an appointment right here!

We are happy to offer you complete dental care solutions, from general dentistry to dental restoration and to cosmetic dentistry. We strive to provide outstanding dentistry services. Supported by modern technologies and sophisticated tools used in the dental care industry.

Our highly experienced dentist and staff at Lakeshore Dental Associates follow a comprehensive approach to ensure that every new and returning patient is given extensive care and quality dental services. We care for the comfort of our patients so that they feel right at home. Your satisfaction and healthy smile are our priority.

As a reliable dentist in Chicago. Our patients trust us for superior dental care solutions. Lakeshore Dental Associates provides everything you could want for your dental care. For over 30 years we have provided high-quality dentistry to patients from all over the North Chicagoland and suburban areas.

About Us

Individualized Dental Care

Our mission is to provide you with personalized, high-quality care. We are a team dedicated to improving and maintaining your oral health. Whether you need preventative care, cosmetic dentistry, or oral surgery, you will love your teeth.

Experienced Dental Professionals

We offer a broad array of services. Our team has the professional experience to realize that there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all treatment, so we never use a one-size-fits-all approach to your dental plan.

The Latest Treatments

We provide quality and personalized oral health care while keeping your individuality in mind. Our goal is to improve and maintain your oral health so you can smile with confidence.

Meet Our Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Mark Sawyer

    Dr. Mark Sawyer, DDS, grew up in Skokie – not far from here! He enjoys the simple pleasures of working with his hands, helping people, and growing his business in a way that helps the community.

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Testimonials

What Our Patients Say About Us

    At Lakeshore Dental, Dr. Sawyer and his staff are excellent at their jobs.

    Paul Cuevas

    I was in so much pain Dr. Sawyer and his staff took me in the same day I called. I am not a big fan of a Dentist but Melissa a sweet lady part of the staff stayed with me let me hold her little hand 😂 and just was so sweet Dr. Sawyer and his assistant gave me good instructions on what to do after my treatment ... I have found me a dentist with a WONDERFUL STAFF

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    I was in so much pain Dr. Sawyer and his staff took me in the same day I called. I am not a big fan of a Dentist but Melissa a sweet lady part of the staff stayed with me let me hold her little hand 😂 and just was so sweet Dr. Sawyer and his assistant gave me good instructions on what to do after my treatment ... I have found me a dentist with a WONDERFUL STAFF

    Jerlinna Carter

    The best Dental office I’ve ever been to. Professional from the moment you walk in. Dr. Sawyer and his assistant Anna are amazing. Careful, thoughtful, attentive and educators. THANK YOU LAKESHORE DENTAL! Today’s experience was nerve-wracking for me and you all took absolutely great care of me. Looking forward to my next appointment.

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    The best Dental office I’ve ever been to. Professional from the moment you walk in. Dr. Sawyer and his assistant Anna are amazing. Careful, thoughtful, attentive and educators. THANK YOU LAKESHORE DENTAL! Today’s experience was nerve-wracking for me and you all took absolutely great care of me. Looking forward to my next appointment.

    Melissa G.

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Introduction

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  • Your First Dental Visit

    Your first dental visit promises to be a pleasant experience. Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment. This ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed