Finding Providers
loading

We found 55 dentists who accept L.A. Care Health Plan HMO near Northridge, CA.

Showing 1-16 of 55
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
18519 Devonshire Street
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Michael Koury is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Northridge, CA. Dr. Koury's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
16661 Ventura Boulevard; Suite #215
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Mark Yafai works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Yafai accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Dentistry
19701 Ventura Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Poolak Zand's area of specialization is dentistry. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zand is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

Read more
Dr. Husam Elias, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
4910 Van Nuys Boulevard; Suite 102
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Husam Elias specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Elias is conversant in Arabic.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Periodontics, General Dentistry
21324 Providencia Street
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Nima Ebrahimi specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and general dentistry. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more
Dr. Rennie Cheung, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
11550 Indian Hills Road; Suite #320
Mission Hills, CA
 

Dr. Rennie Cheung is a Mission Hills, CA physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Cheung is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthodontics
9453 Gierson Avenue
Chatsworth, CA
 

Dr. David Rudolph is an orthodontist. Dr. Rudolph's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Periodontics
10244; 1 Canoga Avenue
Chatsworth, CA
 

Dr. Farideh Amin specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and practices in Chatsworth, CA. Dr. Amin has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Health Net, Health Net HMO, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Periodontics
5134 Allentown Place
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Ori Levy works as a periodontist in Woodland Hills, CA and Los Angeles, CA. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Dentistry
14415 Chase Street
Panorama City, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Naujoks is a dentist. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in General Dentistry
14435 Hamlin Street; Suite 104
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Abdul Bayaz works as a general dentist in Van Nuys, CA. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in General Dentistry
6559 Orion Avenue
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Dean Wright's specialty is general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Dentistry
16661 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 208
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Ensieh Mazaheri practices dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mazaheri honors.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Orthodontics
6400 Canoga Avenue; Suite 180
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Gurstein is an orthodontist. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gurstein honors.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in General Dentistry
21001 Sherman Way; Suite 13
Canoga Park, CA
 

Dr. Kishore Shah specializes in general dentistry and practices in Canoga Park, CA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts the following insurance: Health Net, Health Net HMO, and L.A. Care Health Plan.

Read more
Pedram Zarabian
Specializes in Dentistry
17937 Burbank Boulevard
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Pedram Zarabian is a dentist in Encino, CA and Mission Hills, CA. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

Read more

Gender

Insurance

Additional Information

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Credentials

Dental School

Medical School

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.