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We found 132 dentists who accept Blue Advantage near San Lorenzo, CA.

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Dr. Jerry Wang, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
345 Estudillo Avenue; Suite 100
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. Jerry Wang, who practices in San Leandro, CA, is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Wang is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
15803 Hesperian Boulevard
San Lorenzo, CA
 

Dr. Albert Lam specializes in orthodontics (braces) and practices in San Lorenzo, CA. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Michael L French
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
680 W Tennyson Road
Hayward, CA
 

Dr. Michael French specializes in pediatric dentistry and practices in Hayward, CA and Sonora, CA. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. French is affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
15255 Hesperian Boulevard
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. Patricia Palmeri specializes in general dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Palmeri is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Palmeri honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
536 Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. Victor Drabkin practices general dentistry in San Leandro, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
20406 Redwood Road; Suite G
Castro Valley, CA
 

Dr. Casey Shimane is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. For his residency, Dr. Shimane trained at Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Eden Medical Center.

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Atul M Patel
Specializes in General Dentistry
27206 Calaroga Avenue; #216
Hayward, CA
 

Dr. Atul Patel's specialty is general dentistry. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dante Alan Gonzales
Specializes in Orthodontics
532 Joaquin Avenue
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. Dante Gonzales specializes in orthodontics (braces). Dr. Gonzales 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 General Dentistry
660 W Winton Avenue
Hayward, CA
 

Dr. Mohsen Ansari specializes in general dentistry and practices in Hayward, CA. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Ansari is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
21911 Foothill Boulevard
Hayward, CA
 

Dr. Clelen Tanner is a general dentist in Hayward, CA. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Tanner 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
14895 E. 14th Street; Suite 100
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. Katie Fogarty practices general dentistry. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Raymond K Chan
Specializes in General Dentistry
15522 Hesperian Boulevard
San Lorenzo, CA
 

Dr. Raymond Chan works as a general dentist. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chan accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1598 Washington Avenue
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. William Choi's specialty is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Choi honors. Dr. Choi trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. He is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
22610 6th Street
Hayward, CA
 

Dr. Wilson Leung's area of specialization is general dentistry. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Leung 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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Specializes in Dentistry
20600 Lake Chabot Road; Suite 203
Castro Valley, CA
 

Dr. Larry Tabor specializes in dentistry and practices in Castro Valley, CA. Dr. Tabor's average patient rating is 5.0 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
1371 E 14th Street; Suite B
San Leandro, CA
 

Dr. Janice Real works as a general dentist in San Leandro, CA. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.