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We found 135 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Smyrna, GA.

Dr. Stephen Anthony Bankston, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2501 Windy Hill Road; Suite 150
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Stephen Bankston is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Marietta, GA, Atlanta, GA, and Douglasville, GA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Great-West Healthcare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bankston takes. Dr. Bankston obtained his medical school training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Cartersville Medical Center, and Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3280 Howell Mill Road Nw; Suite 240
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Andrew Aiken is an oral surgeon. Dr. Aiken is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
500 Concord Road Se
Smyrna, GA
 

Dr. Aaron Schwartz's specialty is pediatric dentistry. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Endodontics
1790 Mulkey Road; Suite 2
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Narisa Cramer's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1790 Mulkey Road; Suite 3a
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Antwan Treadway practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Austell, GA and Douglasville, GA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Treadway takes. Dr. Treadway's training includes residency programs at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Specializes in Dentistry
705 Windy Hill Road Se
Smyrna, GA
 

Dr. Keith Shepard practices dentistry in Smyrna, GA. 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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Terry W Holder
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1678 Mulkey Road
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Terry Holder's specialty is pediatric dentistry. Dr. Holder trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), Atlanta Medical Center, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Dentistry
400 Galleria Parkway Se; Suite 800
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. David Vieth practices dentistry in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Vieth is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Dentistry
4480 S Cobb Drive Se; Suite J
Smyrna, GA
 

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

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Specializes in Prosthodontics
200 Galleria Parkway; Suite 1830
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Anna Refai's specialty is prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement). She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Refai is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3280 Howell Mill Road Nw; Suite 240
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Berry's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Berry honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
2501 Windy Hill Road; Suite 200
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Peter Shatz's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). He trained at Jewish General Hospital for residency. Dr. Shatz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. In addition to English, he speaks French. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital.

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Specializes in Dentistry
4875 Floyd Road Sw; Suite 113
Mableton, GA
 

Dr. Kathy Smith's specialty is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith takes.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
5761 Mableton Parkway Se
Mableton, GA
 

Dr. James Steinhaus specializes in general dentistry and practices in Mableton, GA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Steinhaus accepts.

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Darious N Nwadike
Specializes in General Dentistry
1025 E West Connector; Suite 360
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Darious Nwadike specializes in general dentistry and practices in Austell, GA. Dr. Nwadike's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Ronald Mark Wand
Specializes in General Dentistry
2814 Spring Road; Suite 126
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Ronald Wand's specialty is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wand accepts.

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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.