We found 10 oral surgeons who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 005 near Los Alamitos, CA.

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Dr. Heena J Chandra, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4582 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Heena Chandra practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Los Angeles, CA and Los Alamitos, CA. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chandra attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Chandra (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. She is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA and Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's).

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Dr. Lee Duong Pham, MS, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4582 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Lee Pham's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Pham attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Pham (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Pham's professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA and Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's).

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Dr. Solomon Poyourow, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4582 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA
 

Dr. Solomon Poyourow is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Poyourow include cleft lip and palate, dental implant surgery, and wisdom teeth removal. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Poyourow honors. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Poyourow attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA and Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's).

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Dental Implant Surgery, Trauma, Jaw ... (Read more)

Dr. David H Kim, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4448 E Village Road
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. David Kim is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA. Dr. Kim is professionally affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim takes. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for his residency.

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David Rodney Telles
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
7677 Center Avenue; Suite 206
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. David Telles specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry and practices in Irvine, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, and Bellflower, CA. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Telles is professionally affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6226 E Spring Street; Suite 315
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Tim Silegy's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Silegy is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5901 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Dorsey is an oral surgeon in Huntington Park, CA and Long Beach, CA. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He is professionally affiliated with VA Long Beach Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3320 N Los Coyotes Diagonal; Suite 100
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Dustin Rowe specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Long Beach, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Rowe average 4.5 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
408 S Beach Boulevard; Suite 107
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. Hung Le's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Le is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Le accepts.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1317 S. Courtright Street
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. Tuan Hoang works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Anaheim, CA. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. Dr. Hoang is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.
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