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We found over 500 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Maywood, CA.

Dennis-Duke R Yamashita
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3521 W Beverly Boulevard
Montebello, CA
 

Dr. Dennis-Duke Yamashita works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Patients gave Dr. Yamashita an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Fellow of the American College of Dentists and Fellow of the International College of Dentist. Dr. Yamashita is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).

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Clinical interests: Jaw Surgery

Shiow Jiin Chao
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
99 My Teeth Dental Group; 471 Stonewood Street, Suite 471
Downey, CA
 

Dr. Shiow Jiin Jaw specializes in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Jaw is affiliated with MemorialCare Health System. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University for residency.

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Silva Abramyan Arejian
Specializes in General Dentistry
1127 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 509
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Silva Arejian works as a general dentist in Los Angeles, CA. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1200 N State Street; Court A3c 117
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Omar Faridi works as an oral surgeon. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Faridi average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Faridi accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Farzan Frank Frank Laaly
Specializes in Dentistry
528 Amalia Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Frank Laaly's specialty is dentistry. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Alexander S Moradzadeh
Specializes in General Dentistry
2206 S Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Alexander Moradzadeh specializes in general dentistry. 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
906 S Soto Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Pierre Amour's area of specialization is dentistry. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1200 N State Street; Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Allan Leung's area of specialization is dentistry. He attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Endodontics
220 E Beverly Boulevard
Montebello, CA
 

Dr. Aeshna Mathur is an endodontist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mathur accepts.

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Behzad Hassanabadi Sr.
Specializes in Dentistry
10735 Lakewood Boulevard
Downey, CA
 

Dr. Behzad Abadi's specialty is dentistry. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Abadi is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Asmath J Noor
Specializes in Orthodontics
11274 Firestone Boulevard
Norwalk, CA
 

Dr. Asmath Noor specializes in orthodontics (braces). She is rated highly by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Noor accepts.

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Jane Yui Chern
Specializes in General Dentistry
1127 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Jane Chern is a general dentist. Dr. Chern trained at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center for residency. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. She speaks Mandarin. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1127 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 1510
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. David Cedeno is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Cedeno at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1014 W Beverly Boulevard
Montebello, CA
 

Dr. Dino Hernandez practices general dentistry. His average rating from his patients is 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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Richard K Jackson
Specializes in General Dentistry
2829 Arano Avenue; Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Richard Jackson's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Jackson's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
8514 Paramount Boulevard
Downey, CA
 

Dr. Jayantilal Keshav works as a dentist in Downey, CA. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Keshav takes.

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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.