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Specializes in Dentistry
2041 Georgia Av Nw; Suite 104
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Sharon Browne's area of specialization is dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Browne average 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Caroline Gonzalez
Specializes in General Dentistry
555 12th Street Nw; Suite L-300
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Caroline Berman works as a general dentist. Dr. Berman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2580 G South Arlington Mill Drive
Arlington, VA
 

Dr. Karen Hubbard's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1905 S Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Joel Frand's area of specialization is general dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Frand is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
7137 Grovtn Grdns204
Alexandria, VA
 

Dr. Deborah Austin's specialty is dentistry. Patient reviews placed Dr. Austin at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Austin honors.

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Elizabeth T Ziadie
Specializes in Dentistry
0509 G Street Sw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Elizabeth Ziadie's specialty is dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1314 Chillum Road
Hyattsville, MD
 

Dr. Trevor Salmon is a general dentist in Hyattsville, MD. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
0627n Abingdon Street
Arl, VA
 

Dr. Antonio Varela works as a periodontist. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1712 I Street Nw.; Suite 600
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Caroline Rezvani practices dentistry. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw; Suite 502
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Bruce Hoffman's specialty is dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Hoffman is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoffman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Endodontics
13975 Connecticut Av Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Roger Spott's specialty is endodontics (root canal treatment). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Dentistry
0700 7th Street Sw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Umit Yigit is a dentist. Dr. Yigit takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
600 W Street Nw; Room 211-220
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Camille Rose works as an orthodontist. Dr. Rose accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.