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We found 100 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 near Bloomfield, CT.

Karina Sheinkman Sheinkman, MS
Specializes in Periodontics
15 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Karina Sheinkman works as a periodontist. Her clinical interests include dental implant surgery and cosmetic dental procedures. She is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. Dr. Sheinkman takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Sheinkman (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Cosmetic Dental Procedures

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10 Ellsworth Road
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Richard Bevilacqua, who practices in Glastonbury, CT and West Hartford, CT, is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bevilacqua is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Jaw Problems, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery, Anesthesia, Dental Implant Surgery, Bone ... (Read more)

Jonathan F Goldman
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
701 Cottage Grove Road; Suite B110
Bloomfield, CT
 

Dr. Jonathan Goldman's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Goldman average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is conversant in Portuguese. He is affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Jaw Problems, Mouth Problems, Anesthesia, Dental Implant Surgery, Cancer, Bone Grafting, Infections

John William Rosenlieb Jr.
Specializes in Dentistry
928 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. John Rosenlieb is a dentist. In his practice, Dr. Rosenlieb focuses on dental implant surgery and cosmetic dental procedures. He is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Rosenlieb honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Scott Jon Merkelson
Specializes in General Dentistry
34 Jerome Avenue; Suite 112
Bloomfield, CT
 

Dr. Scott Merkelson specializes in general dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Merkelson is professionally affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
836 Farmington Avenue; Suite 223
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Howard's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave him an average 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. Dr. Howard's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is professionally affiliated with New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
697 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Guzzardi is a pediatric dentist. Dr. Guzzardi is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his residency, Dr. Guzzardi trained at Geisinger Medical Center. He is affiliated with Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

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Elizabeth McLaughlin Holzhauer
Specializes in General Dentistry
65 Memorial Road; Suite 400
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Elizabeth Holzhauer's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Holzhauer accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Daniel Joseph Traub, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
836 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Daniel Traub is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave Dr. Traub an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Traub include cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Traub accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Tuyen Dang Nguyen
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
477 Connecticut Boulevard; Suite 106
East Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Tuyen Nguyen specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave Dr. Nguyen an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

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Specializes in Dentistry
11 Mountain Avenue; Suite 107
Bloomfield, CT
 

Dr. Chulhwan Kim's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Kim accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
609 Farmington Avenue; Ste Lll
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Hang Le's area of specialization is dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
11 Mountain Avenue
Bloomfield, CT
 

Dr. Kenneth Lefkowitz practices dentistry. Dr. Lefkowitz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
342 N Main Street
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Margaret Maule works as a general dentist in West Hartford, CT. Dr. Maule takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
21 Grand Street
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Rachna Thakker specializes in dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thakker honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
477 Connecticut Boulevard; Suite 201
East Hartford, CT
 

Dr. L. Ress practices general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.