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We found 170 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 003 near Laguna Beach, CA.

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David R Cummings
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
360 San Miguel Drive; Suite 402
Newport Beach, 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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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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Christine Huyen Chung
Specializes in General Dentistry
24310 Moulton Parkway; Suite C1
Laguna Woods, CA
 

Dr. Christine Chung's specialty is general dentistry. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Matt David Johnson
Specializes in General Dentistry
24502 Pacific Park Drive; Suite 106
Aliso Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Matt Johnson practices general dentistry. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Peter Thomas Smrecek Jr.
Specializes in General Dentistry
1401 Avocado Avenue; Suite 806
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Peter Smrecek works as a general dentist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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 Endodontics
2 Mareblu; Suite 220
Aliso Viejo, CA
 

Dr. Shahriar Rassoulian's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). Patient ratings for Dr. Rassoulian average 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rassoulian takes.

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Specializes in Dentistry
24602 Ashland Drive
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Dr. Phuc Nguyen is a dentist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen accepts.

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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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
360 San Miguel Drive; Suite 402
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Rex Moody practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Newport Beach, CA and Mission Viejo, CA. He is professionally affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. He 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 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 Dentistry
24331 El Toro Road
Laguna Hills, CA
 

Dr. Kathleen Doppenberg's specialty is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Doppenberg accepts.

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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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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.