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We found 149 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold near Palo Alto, CA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
900 Blake Wilbur Drive; W1083 Mc 5311
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Chung-Kwan Yen's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave Dr. Yen an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Yen is professionally affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3517 Alma Street
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Sepideh Agah works as a general dentist in Palo Alto, CA. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Agah takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
888 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Harvey Boyarsky is a general dentist. Dr. Boyarsky has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Ihab Morcos Hanna
Specializes in Dentistry
20 Birch Street
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Ihab Hanna works as a dentist in Redwood City, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Hanna is 5.0 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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Specializes in Periodontics
777 Welch Road; Suite K
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Terry Fiori works as a periodontist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Delta Dental.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
900 Welch Road; Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Alexander Hoghooghi is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Hoghooghi performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
11 Birch Street; Suite 110
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Raju Reddy's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Reddy is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1704 Miramonte Avenue; Suite #8
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Michael Lopez's specialty is general dentistry. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Linda Lee's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). She is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Lee is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Joerg Wittenberg works as an oral surgeon. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at the University of Bonn Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Wittenberg is affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS).

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Specializes in Dentistry
407 Cambridge Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Kamini Patel's area of specialization is dentistry. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts.

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Dr. Kimberly H Kim, PhD
Specializes in Dentistry
1702 Miramonte Avenue; Suite B
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Kim is a dentist in Mountain View, CA. She 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 Endodontics
11 Birch Street; Suite 108
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Peipei Chang's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chang is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Su-Chieh Liu, MS
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2345 Yale Street; Floor 2b
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Su-Chieh Liu's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Liu honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Liu completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Liu is professionally affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Denise Marie Henderson
Specializes in General Dentistry
660 Middlefield Road; # A
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Denise Henderson's specialty is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Henderson accepts.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2480 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Marivic Laluces specializes in general dentistry. Dr. Laluces's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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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.