We found 199 dentists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Santee, CA.

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Richard Marc Feinberg
Specializes in Prosthodontics
5565 Grossmont Center Drive; Suite #257, Building #3
La Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Richard Feinberg practices prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement) in La Mesa, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Feinberg accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. James Eckstein, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
150 West Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA
 

Dr. James Eckstein is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and El Cajon, CA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Eckstein graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Eckstein is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
7189 Navajo Road; Suite A
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Parvathi Pokala is a pediatric dentist in San Diego, CA. She 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. Dr. Pokala completed her residency training at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Pokala is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
150 W. Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA
 

Dr. Jason Gile's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Gile's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gile include tooth extractions, dental implant surgery, and maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Gile takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. He is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Gile (or staff) speaks Spanish and German.

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Clinical interests: Tooth Extractions, Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
150 West Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA
 

Dr. Brian Oleksy, who practices in San Diego, CA and El Cajon, CA, is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Oleksy is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Oleksy is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery

Harjot Singh Chawla
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
7189 Navajo Road; Suite A
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Harjot Chawla specializes in pediatric dentistry. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice. Dr. Chawla trained at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5565 Grossmont Center Drive; Building 1, Suite 129
La Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Randall Stettler's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: tooth extractions, cosmetic dental procedures, and dental implant surgery. Dr. Stettler is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. The average patient rating for Dr. Stettler is 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stettler takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Stettler's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1530 Jamacha Road; Suite L
El Cajon, CA
 

Dr. H. Hermes is a general dentist. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hermes is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Dentistry
860 Jamacha Road; Suite 201
El Cajon, CA
 

Dr. Waleed Stephan works as a dentist. Dr. Stephan takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5565 Grossmont Center Drive; Suite 129
La Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Paul Hiser's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Endodontics
360 Highland Avenue
El Cajon, CA
 

Dr. Harold Jacobson specializes in endodontics (root canal treatment). Dr. Jacobson has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
6175 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Masheil Zakariya practices general dentistry. She 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 General Dentistry
235 Town Center Parkway; Suite D
Santee, CA
 

Dr. James Baik's area of specialization is general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Luis Eduardo Calixto
Specializes in General Dentistry
6368 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Luis Calixto's specialty is general dentistry. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Calixto accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
9280 Mast Boulevard
Santee, CA
 

Dr. Edward Reidy works as a general dentist. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Reidy 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
9862 Mission Gorge Road
Santee, CA
 

Dr. Madeline Warner practices dentistry. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, 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.