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We found 489 dentists who accept Health Net near Van Nuys, CA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
18372 Clark Street; Suite 224
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Susan Lee practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Specializes in Legal Medicine, General Dentistry
8725 Woodman Avenue
Arleta, CA
 

Dr. Jahanbakhsh Nouri is a legal medicine and general dentistry specialist in Arleta, CA. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Nouri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Persian.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
5363 Balboa Boulevard; Suite #446
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Soroush Zaghi sees patients in Encino, CA. His medical specialties are facial plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and sleep medicine. Dr. Zaghi attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zaghi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
17815 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 212
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Wongyu's specialty is orthodontics (braces). Dr. Wongyu has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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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Andrew Jason Goldenberg
Specializes in General Dentistry
18399 Ventura Boulevard; Suite #254
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Goldenberg's specialty is general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Goldenberg average 5.0 stars out of 5. 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
6265 Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 14
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Zohrab Kiledjian practices general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kiledjian accepts.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
14256 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 1
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Irina Adams' area of specialization is general dentistry. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Neeta Vivek Dixit
Specializes in General Dentistry
12840 Riverside Drive; Suite 508
North Hollywood, CA
 

Dr. Nita Dixit's specialty is general dentistry. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dixit 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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Robert L Cohen
Specializes in Dentistry
4333 Woodman Avenue
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Robert Cohen specializes in dentistry and practices in Sherman Oaks, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Cohen is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts HealthSmart, Delta Dental, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
18519 Devonshire Street
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Michael Koury's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Koury is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
2024 San Ysidro Drive
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Yoram Kohanzadeh's area of specialization is orthodontics (braces). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Endodontics
5400 Balboa Boulevard; #327
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Rambod Kamrava's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
14401 Hamlin Street; D
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Glenn Reit works as a dentist in Van Nuys, CA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Reit at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Bijan Afar
Specializes in Periodontics
11126 Chandler Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA
 

Dr. Bijan Afar's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Dentistry
12115 Saticoy Street
North Hollywood, CA
 

Dr. Evan Farr practices dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Farr average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
9535 Reseda Boulevard; Suite 213
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Nida Relativo's specialty is general dentistry. She takes 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.