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We found 10 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO near Lihue, HI.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4370 Kukui Grove Street; Suite 211
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Randall Jaurequi works as a general dentist. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
2964 Ewalu Street; Suite 2
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Coy Rebmann is a dentist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rebmann honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3-3295 Kuhio Highway; 202
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Alan Ing's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Ing is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Dentistry
3206 Akahi Street; Suite 3
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Paul Hamamoto is a dentist in Lihue, HI. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hamamoto 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 Dentistry
4473 Pahee Street; Suite K
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Matt Hoshino is a dentist in Lihue, HI. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoshino accepts.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4366 Kukui Grove Street; Suite 204
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Terry Allen works as a general dentist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4473 Pahee Street; Suite K
Lihue, HI
 

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

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Specializes in Dentistry
4347 Rice Street; Suite 204
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Michael Furgeson's area of specialization is dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
4473 Pahee Street; Suite 102
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Susie Lee's area of specialization is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee takes.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4253 Rice Street; Suite D
Lihue, HI
 

Dr. Clay Hiramoto practices general dentistry in Lihue, HI. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.