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We found 111 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 near San Ramon, CA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
9301 Fircrest Lane; Suite 6
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Alan Chun's specialties are oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Chun attended Harvard Medical School. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Chun has received the distinction of Specialty: Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery. He is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek.

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Anthony Joseph Rega
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5401 Norris Canyon Road; #210
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Anthony Rega is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in San Ramon, CA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Rega at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. His training includes a residency program at The University Hospital, Newark. Dr. Rega is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
11040 Bollinger Canyon Road; Suite I
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Tiffany Hong's specialty is orthodontics (braces). Dr. Hong is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
6601 Dublin Boulevard; Suite K
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. George Shiao specializes in general dentistry. Dr. Shiao accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Guri S Dhaliwal
Specializes in General Dentistry
18080 San Ramon Valley Boulevard; Suite 108
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Guri Dhaliwal's specialty is general dentistry. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3130 Crow Canyon Place; Suite 195
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Draper works as a general dentist in San Ramon, CA. Dr. Draper 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 General Dentistry
2246 Dewberry Drive
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Nahal Milani works as a general dentist. Dr. Milani has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. 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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Annabelle R Carnice
Specializes in Dentistry
2810 Crow Canyon Road; Suite 202
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Annabelle Carnice is a dentist in San Ramon, CA. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Carnice is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Joseph A Grasso Jr.
Specializes in Dentistry
11860 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Grasso's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Grasso honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Steven Roy Czekala
Specializes in General Dentistry
9301 Fircrest Lane; Suite 7
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Steven Czekala's specialty is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Czekala accepts.

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Leida Paje Stine
Specializes in Dentistry
7950 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Leida Stine is a dentist. Patient ratings for Dr. Stine average 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Chia-Fen Carol Jin
Specializes in Dentistry
2301 Camino Ramon; Suite 220
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Chia-Fen Jin is a dentist. Dr. Jin is rated highly by her patients. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Leland F Porteous
Specializes in General Dentistry
9500 Crow Canyon Road; Suite A
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Leland Porteous' specialty is general dentistry. On average, patients gave Dr. Porteous a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4165 Blackhawk Plaza Circle; Suite 200
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Richard Koeltl practices general dentistry. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
9260 Alcosta Boulevard; Suite A-2
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Eng Oei specializes in general dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Chona Sumagaysay Lardizabal
Specializes in General Dentistry
8935 San Ramon Road
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Chona Lardizabal specializes in general dentistry. Dr. Lardizabal is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to 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.