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We found 18 dentists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Essential near Orlando, FL.

Dr. Brent Allen Golden, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
83 W Columbia Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Brent Golden is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. Dr. Golden is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at UNC Hospitals, Dr. Golden attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Daniel John Crofton, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
610 North Mills Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Crofton is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Orlando, FL, Oviedo, FL, and Orange City, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Crofton average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crofton accepts. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, and SUNY Upstate Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Crofton trained at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Tooth Problems, Dental Implant Surgery, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Maxillofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
610 N Mills Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Frankie Gomez is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gomez studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Hal Jeffrey Levine, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Hal Levine specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Kissimmee, FL and Orlando, FL. Dr. Levine is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Dr. Levine attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Open Reduction, General Anesthesia, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Arturo Ydrach specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Kissimmee, FL and Orlando, FL. He is affiliated with Orlando VA Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ydrach honors.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
610 N Mills Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Scott Wenk works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Orlando, FL. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Wenk is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Jeffrey L Beattie
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1100 Lucerne Terrace; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Beattie specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Winter Park, FL and Orlando, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Beattie is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Yelizaveta Feldman's specialties are prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement) and oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1573 W Fairbanks Avenue; Suite 300
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Charles McNamara practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. McNamara's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks German. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
610 N Mills Avenue; #100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Bryan Adams is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry. He works in Orlando, FL and Gainesville, FL. Dr. Adams is affiliated with Orlando Health. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Bobby C Garfinkel
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1573 W Fairbanks Avenue; Suite 300
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Bobby Garfinkel's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Garfinkel at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Brian D Fuselier
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
610 North Mills Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Brian Fuselier's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fuselier accepts.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
6101 Lake Ellenor Drive; #106
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Lisa Browning's specialty is general dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
610 North Mills Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Barry Loughner specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Loughner takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2045 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Dean Whitman's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2045 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Avery Goldberg's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, 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.