General Dentistry Specialist

Jefferson Park Smile Corner

Charles F. Lockhart, DDS, MAGD

Dentist located in Jefferson Park, Chicago, IL

It’s important to take good care of your teeth so they can serve their purpose for a long time. Tooth health is the number one priority of Charles F. Lockhart, DDS, MAGD, who offers general dentistry services to the Chicago, Illinois community at Jefferson Park Smile Corner. Dr. Lockhart handles all your dental needs from regular checkups to complex surgeries. Make an appointment to meet with him online or over the phone today.

General Dentistry Q & A

What is general dentistry?

A general dentist is a primary care provider for your dental health. They specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating dental conditions.

General dentists must complete a four-year undergraduate degree, four years of dental school, and relevant testing for state licensure. Dr. Lockhart’s qualifications far exceed those criteria, having acquired his Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), along with over 40 years experience in the dental field.

With his extensive experience, Dr. Lockhart can take care of most of your dental needs at his clinic. He provides a comprehensive service package, covering all aspects of general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry.

What types of services does a general dentist provide?

As a general dentist, Dr. Lockhart provides the following in-office preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services:


Dr. Lockhart provides regular cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants to give you the best defenses against disease. He also offers homecare and dietary advice to help you take the best possible care of your teeth.


Dental exams, X-rays, and intraoral cameras are the best diagnostic tools available at Jefferson Park Smile Corner. Dr. Lockhart offers new digital X-rays at his practice to reduce your exposure to radiation and allow for easier dental record transmission.


Dr. Lockhart offers comprehensive restorative treatments, including:

  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Root canals
  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Dentures
  • Implants
  • Periodontal cleanings
  • Mouthguards and nightguards
  • TMJ/TMD therapy
  • Sleep apnea and snoring therapy

How do I choose a dentist?

It’s important to take factors like expertise, location, insurance coverage, service packages, and personality when choosing a dentist and make a decision based on what’s most important to you.

The reasons why Dr. Lockhart makes a great choice are:

  • Expertise: over 40 years experience in the dental field and a master distinction
  • Location: convenient Jefferson Park location, serving the greater Chicago area
  • Insurance coverage: accepts most major insurance plans
  • Services: offers comprehensive general, restorative, and cosmetic services, so you don’t have to go anywhere else
  • Personality: establishes strong, trusting patient-doctor relationships

As an added feature, Dr. Lockhart offers various levels of sedation for those with strong dental fears, or those who are simply looking for a sedation dentistry provider.

You can always ask to meet with your dentist first before making your decision. To see if Dr. Lockhart is the right fit for you, schedule a one-on-one consultation with him online or over the phone.