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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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Specializes in General Dentistry
653 Camino De Los Mares; Suite 104
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. David Hinrichs' area of specialization is general dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
224 W Avenida Valencia
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Richard Phillips practices dentistry. Dr. Phillips accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
32341 Camino Capistrano; Suite H
San Juan Capistrano, CA
 

Dr. Mark Sayed practices orthodontics (braces). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Dentistry
675 Camino De Los Mares; Suite 304
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Liwen Cheng specializes in dentistry. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
32515 Golden Lantern Street; Suite D
Dana Point, CA
 

Dr. Hossein Ebrahim works as a general dentist in Dana Point, CA. Dr. Ebrahim accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
31655 Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Dr. Adam Vaghari's specialty is general dentistry. 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 Dentistry
1278 Glenneyre Street; Suite 50
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Dr. Helen Ford's area of specialization is dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
24921 Dana Point Harbor Drive; Ste B-120
Dana Point, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Briney practices dentistry in Dana Point, CA. On average, patients gave Dr. Briney a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
920 Glennerye; Suite N
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Dr. Carlyle Cornell specializes in general dentistry. Dr. Cornell 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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Alice P Moran
Specializes in Periodontics
1001 Avenida Pico; Suite K
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Alice Moran works as a periodontist in San Clemente, CA. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Taylor M Olsen
Specializes in Orthodontics
31920 Del Obispo Street; Suite 265
San Juan Capistrano, CA
 

Dr. Taylor Olsen works as an orthodontist in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Dr. Olsen is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Hemant V Patel
Specializes in General Dentistry
24655 La Plaza; Suite E
Dana Point, CA
 

Dr. Hemant Patel specializes in general dentistry and practices in La Verne, CA and Dana Point, CA. Dr. Patel has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Scott Gregory Lamming
Specializes in General Dentistry
31876 Del Obispo Street; Suite 9
San Juan Capistrano, CA
 

Dr. Scott Lamming practices general dentistry. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. 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
390 Camino De Estrella
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Arash Asil works as a general dentist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Asil is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
330 Park Avenue; Suite #8
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Dr. Jalil Babagoli specializes in general dentistry and practices in Laguna Beach, CA. Dr. Babagoli is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.