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We found 8 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 014 near Gulf Shores, AL.

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Franklin Alcide Dentremont Jr.
Specializes in General Dentistry
3501 Gulf Shores Parkway; Suite 4
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Franklin Dentremont's area of specialization is general dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
241 Clubhouse Drive
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Renee Dyken practices orthodontics (braces) in Gulf Shores, AL. Dr. Dyken honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
313 East 22nd Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Harlan Knight works as a dentist in Gulf Shores, AL. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Knight is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
137 Cove Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Marcus Manning's area of specialization is general dentistry. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
313 E 22nd Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Charles Stoddard works as a dentist. On average, patients gave Dr. Stoddard a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
208 W. 19th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. James Shamburger's specialty is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shamburger takes.

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Specializes in Dentistry
313 E 22nd Avenue; Suite B
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Robert Ferrell specializes in dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
245 Clubhouse Drive
Gulf Shores, AL
 

Dr. Howard Luce specializes in general dentistry and practices in Gulf Shores, AL. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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What is Dentistry?

A dentist provides oral (mouth) health care, ranging from routine cleanings all the way to oral surgery. Dentistry is about more than just teeth: dentists also care for a patient’s jaw, tongue, lips, and salivary glands; they even check for signs of disease in the head and neck.

A dentist has a number of jobs they perform to keep their patients healthy. They examine areas inside and around the mouth to look for unusual lumps or swelling that could indicate a problem, and they take biopsies if needed. They educate their patients not only about the daily care of their teeth and gums, but also about proper nutrition and not using tobacco. Of course, teeth are their main focus, and dentists know how to treat them right. A dentist can clean, repair, remove, replace, or reposition teeth in order to prevent and treat disease.

Some disorders of the mouth and teeth require special treatment and surgery. Although a general dentist can perform minor surgical procedures such as tooth extractions, when it comes to more specialized oral care, there are dentists who have chosen to focus their education and experience in certain areas. These subspecialties include:
  • Endodontics, the specialty that focuses on the pulp and nerves inside the tooth (endodontists often perform root canals)
  • Pediatric Dentistry, which is dental care specifically tailored towards children
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which deals with surgery of the jaws and lower face; this can include everything from trauma after an accident to removal of wisdom teeth
  • Prosthodontics, the specialty of replacing missing teeth or bone within the mouth with prosthetics, or manufactured parts
  • Orthodontics, which involves aligning the teeth and shaping the jaw using braces

The health of the mouth can be a strong indicator of overall health. Dentists teach you how to take good care of your teeth, and they keep your mouth healthy and comfortable.