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We found 364 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold near Manhattan Beach, CA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1072 Aviation Boulevard
Hermosa Beach, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Donlevy is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Donlevy is professionally affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Donlevy welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a graduate of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's residency program.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3661 Torrance Boulevard; Suite 100
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Samuel Tchon is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. In his practice, he is particularly interested in maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. He is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Tchon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, Health Net, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Tchon is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College and a graduate of New York-Presbyterian Hospital's residency program. He is conversant in Korean.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

Robert K Mondavi
Specializes in General Dentistry
17311 Yukon Avenue
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Robert Mondavi works as a general dentist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ramtin Vahadi, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3660 Lomita Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Ramtin Vahadi is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Thousand Oaks, CA and Torrance, CA. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Vahadi completed his residency training at Methodist Health System. Dr. Vahadi has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1706 S. Elena Avenue A
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Trent Westernoff specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Laguna Niguel, CA and Redondo Beach, CA. Dr. Westernoff is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Westernoff attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Westernoff is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3661 Torrance Boulevard; Suite 100
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. David Smith works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Smith include dental procedures. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Shinichi Shinichi Noguchi
Specializes in Orthodontics
4201 Torrance Boulevard; #430
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Brian Noguchi works as an orthodontist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Christie Rachelle Burnett-Sison
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
8540 S Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 710
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Christie Burnett's specialty is pediatric dentistry. Patients rated Dr. Burnett highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
14011 S Van Ness Avenue
Gardena, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Azizi works as a dentist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. 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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Angeli Perfecto Yagasaki
Specializes in General Dentistry
23601 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Angeli Yagasaki's area of specialization is general dentistry. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4201 Torrance Boulevard; #490
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Peter Chen is a general dentist. Patient ratings for Dr. Chen average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
3929 W Rosecrans Avenue
Hawthorne, CA
 

Dr. Luke Malek works as a dentist. Dr. Malek is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Malek honors.

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Specializes in Dentistry
8540 S Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Benjamin Rosenberg works as a dentist in Los Angeles, CA. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rosenberg accepts.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
512 Main Street; #4
El Segundo, CA
 

Dr. Christina Hutchinson's specialty is general dentistry. Dr. Hutchinson is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
15725 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 102
Lawndale, CA
 

Dr. Minh Do's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Do accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
2376 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Maria Vega's area of specialization is dentistry. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, 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.