We found 13 oral surgeons who accept Health Net PPO near Redondo Beach, CA.

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

Dr. Samuel Tchon's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has a special interest in maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tchon takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Tchon attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. He speaks Korean.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

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

Dr. Trent Westernoff practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Westernoff is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Westernoff is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for 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, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Westernoff attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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

Dr. David Smith is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Dr. Smith completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. His clinical interests include dental procedures. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Smith is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3475 Torrance Boulevard; Suite H
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Paul Grin's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Grin average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Grin honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Jorge E Arce
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
400 Torrance Boulevard
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. J. Arce is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Redondo Beach, CA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arce is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 222
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Majd Tarakji is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Torrance, CA. He is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Tarakji trained at a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University for his residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tarakji 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1600 W. Redondo Beach Blv. 406
Gardena, CA
 

Dr. Eli Tabariai practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Bassem Farid
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
13450 Hawthorne Boulevard
Hawthorne, CA
 

Dr. Bassem Farid practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Hawthorne, CA. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Farid 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
510 N Prospect; #310
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Richard Schell works as an oral surgeon. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Schell takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14610 Hawthorne Boulevard
Lawndale, CA
 

Dr. David Stephens is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Lawndale, CA. 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
1912 Ruhland Avenue; # B
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ameet Chopra's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1000 W Carson Street; Box 19
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Portia Turner specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1000 W Carson Street
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Jacob Agatstein's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. 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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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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