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We found 4 dentists who accept Humana Bronze near Orlando, FL.

Dr. Ramon Lazaro Ruiz, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
83 W Columbia Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Ruiz sees patients in Orlando, FL and Fort Myers, FL. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Ruiz's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Ruiz completed his residency training at UNC Hospitals. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Brent Golden works as an oral surgeon in Orlando, FL. He studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Golden completed a residency program at UNC Hospitals. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Golden include maxillofacial (jaw and face) 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. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Periodontics
1720 S Orange Avenue; Suite 550
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Norman Becker specializes in periodontics (gum disease). He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
100 S Eola Drive; Unit 1212
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Raphael Ason specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. 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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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.