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We found 31 dentists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Pelham, AL.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2321 Highway 150; Suite 113
Hoover, AL
 

Dr. Victor Szymela is a medical specialist in emergency medicine and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Szymela is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2321 John Hawkins Parkway; Suite 109
Hoover, AL
 

Dr. Terry Whatley specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
420 1st Street N
Alabaster, AL
 

Dr. Joshua Everts is an oral surgeon. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2290 Valleydale Road; Suite 100
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Henry McKay is an oral surgeon. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2290 Valleydale Road; Suite 100
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Christopher Rothman is an oral surgeon. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2006 Old Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. John Shepherd's area of specialization is general dentistry. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shepherd 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
2321 John Hawkins Parkway; 221
Hoover, AL
 

Dr. Stuart Atkinson works as a general dentist in Hoover, AL. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He 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 Periodontics
4515 Southlake Parkway; Suite 150
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Kevin Sims' area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). 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 General Dentistry
129 1st Street N
Alabaster, AL
 

Dr. Jocelyn McClelland works as a general dentist. She 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
162 Sugar Drive
Pelham, AL
 

Dr. Cory White's specialty is dentistry. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
2041 Valleydale Road
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Michael Meon's area of specialization is dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Larry Gene Deep
Specializes in General Dentistry
4515 Southlake Parkway; Suite 101
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Larry Deep practices general dentistry in Birmingham, AL. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
100 Village Place
Helena, AL
 

Dr. Robert Mallory works as a general dentist. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Scott Alan Anderson
Specializes in General Dentistry
100 S. Colonial Drive; Suite 400
Alabaster, AL
 

Dr. Scott Anderson practices general dentistry. Dr. Anderson takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2490 Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL
 

Dr. Richard Baxter's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. Dr. Baxter honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
9200 Highway 119; Suite 200
Alabaster, AL
 

Dr. Joseph Zanthos' specialty is general dentistry. He accepts 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.