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We found 282 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 003 near Aliso Viejo, CA.

Dr. Lee Duong Pham, MS, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
58 Tesoro
Irvine, CA
 

Dr. Lee Pham sees patients in Los Alamitos, CA and Irvine, CA. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Pham obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. Dr. Pham (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Kenneth R Girard
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
27800 Medical Center Road; Suite 238
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Girard practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Mission Viejo, CA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. Dr. Girard is professionally affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
28202 Cabot Road; Suite 420
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Arthur Johnson is a Laguna Niguel, CA physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Johnson speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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David R Cummings
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26302 La Paz Road; Suite 102
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. David Cummings' area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He completed his residency training at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Cummings is professionally affiliated with MemorialCare Health System and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
30190 Town Center Drive; Suite B
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Trent Westernoff is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Laguna Niguel, CA and Redondo Beach, CA. He is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center. After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Westernoff is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Eduard Balasanian, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26302 La Paz Road; Suite 102
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Eduard Balasanian practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Mission Viejo, CA. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Balasanian's residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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Specializes in Prosthodontics
25982 Pala; Suite 200
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Hyun Kim specializes in prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement) and practices in Mission Viejo, CA. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Chuck T Le
Specializes in General Dentistry
27702 Crown Valley Parkway; Suite A2
Ladera Ranch, CA
 

Dr. Chuck Le's area of specialization is general dentistry. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
26932 Oso Parkway; Suite 240
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Fife's area of specialization is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fife takes.

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Shadi M Rad Jadali, MS
Specializes in General Dentistry
24000 Alicia Parkway; Suite 34
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Shadi Rad Jadali's specialty is general dentistry. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rad Jadali takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Nader K Salib
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26732 Crown Valley Parkway; Suite 531
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Nader Salib works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Salib honors.

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Dr. Junil Ahn, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
27800 Medical Center Road; 238
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Junil Ahn practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Ahn completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Ahn is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. Dr. Ahn is professionally affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26302 La Paz Road; Suite 102
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. David Nicholls' specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nicholls takes.

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Mehran Ron Mahmoudian
Specializes in General Dentistry
24310 Moulton Parkway; Suite C1
Laguna Woods, CA
 

Dr. Mehran Mahmoudian is a general dentist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mahmoudian is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Mohammad Mostofi
Specializes in General Dentistry
15 Mareblu; Suite 360
Aliso Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Michael Mostofi practices general dentistry in Aliso Viejo, CA. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Mostofi 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 Dentistry
26032 Marguerite Parkway; Suite B
Mission Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Carroll Bohne is a dentist. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.