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We found 160 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 014 near La Jolla, CA.

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Dr. Robert Ferdowsmakan, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4765 Carmel Mountain Road; Suite 105
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Robert Ferdowsmakan is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in San Diego, CA. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Ferdowsmakan attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ferdowsmakan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He is conversant in Persian. His professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. Dr. Ferdowsmakan's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

David G Milder
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3737 Moraga Avenue; Suite B216
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. David Milder practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and performed his residency at Truman Medical Centers. Dr. Milder is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Anthony J Scoma
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
875 Prospect Street; Suite 202
La Jolla, CA
 

Dr. Anthony Scoma is a pediatric dentist. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. For his residency, Dr. Scoma trained at Schneider Children's Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Arshiya Sharafi
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4910 Directors Place; 301
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Arshiya Sharafi's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Persian. Dr. Sharafi is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center for his residency. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sharafi accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Sonny Aryan
Specializes in General Dentistry
4501 Mission Bay Drive; Suite 2e
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Sonny Aryan's specialty is general dentistry. In addition to English, Dr. Aryan (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Persian, and Turkish. Dr. Aryan is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Robert A Sunstein
Specializes in Orthodontics
7575 Eads Avenue; Suite 101
La Jolla, CA
 

Dr. Robert Sunstein works as an orthodontist in San Diego, CA and La Jolla, CA. Dr. Sunstein's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He has indicated that his clinical interests include dental procedures. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures

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Specializes in General Dentistry
5222 Balboa Avenue; 72
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Patterson's specialty is general dentistry. On average, patients gave Dr. Patterson a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. 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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Richard Lee Sherman
Specializes in General Dentistry
9850 Genesee Avenue; Suite 720
La Jolla, CA
 

Dr. Richard Sherman specializes in general dentistry. Patient reviews placed Dr. Sherman at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in dental procedures. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He completed his residency training at Miami Valley Hospital. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Dr. Sherman welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Robert Anthony Rees
Specializes in General Dentistry
7761 Herschel Avenue
La Jolla, CA
 

Dr. Robert Rees practices general dentistry in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Rees has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
3805 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michael Spilotro's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4765 Carmel Mountain Road; Suite 205
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Mozhgan Andalibi-Abadan works as a general dentist in San Diego, CA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Andalibi-Abadan at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
3199 Evening Way; Unit A
La Jolla, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Majd's specialty is dentistry. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
3737 Moraga Avenue; Suite B109
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Gary Toppi specializes in pediatric dentistry and practices in San Diego, CA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Toppi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4747 Orten Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Witcher specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Solana Beach, CA and San Diego, CA. He trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego for residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Witcher is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Abraham E Romanowsky
Specializes in Prosthodontics, General Dentistry
7817 Ivanhoe Avenue; Suite 305
La Jolla, CA
 

Dr. Abraham Romanowsky works as a prosthodontist and general dentist in La Jolla, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Dentistry
3737 Moraga Avenue; Suite B206
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Victor Israel's area of specialization is dentistry. He takes 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.