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We found 148 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO near Buffalo Grove, IL.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1411 Mchenry Road; Suite 127
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Scott Franklin's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Franklin is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Franklin is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Franklin accepts. His residency was performed at Howard University Hospital.

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Robert Samuel Radin
Specializes in General Dentistry
4949 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Palatine, IL
 

Dr. Robert Radin specializes in general dentistry and practices in Palatine, IL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Radin accepts.

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Michael Stephen Perper
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
400 West Dundee
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Michael Perper works as a pediatric dentist in Buffalo Grove, IL. On average, patients gave Dr. Perper a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Perper (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Greek, Bulgarian, and Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Specializes in Dentistry
259 E Rand Road; #110
Mt Prospect, IL
 

Dr. Iwona Iwaszczyszyn's specialty is dentistry. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Iwaszczyszyn honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Polish.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Apnea, Mouth Problems

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Specializes in General Dentistry
271 N Dunton Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Gary Relias practices general dentistry. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
177 W Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL
 

Dr. James Kwon is a general dentist. 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 General Dentistry
1530 E Dundee Road; Suite 300
Palatine, IL
 

Dr. Aurora Ciceovan practices general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Ciceovan average 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
115 S Wilke Road; Suite 104
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Robert Rein specializes in general dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
Deerfield, IL
 

Dr. Frank Karkazis works as a general dentist. 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
21660 W Field Parkway; Suite 220
Deer Park, IL
 

Dr. Martin Zidron's specialty is oral and maxillofacial pathology. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Zidron accepts 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 General Dentistry
135 N Arlington Heights Road; Suite 180
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Joel Raak practices general dentistry. Dr. Raak's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Ewa P Koser
Specializes in General Dentistry
250 W Kensington Road; Suite 2a
Mount Prospect, IL
 

Dr. Ewa Koser works as a general dentist. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Koser 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 General Dentistry
259 E Rand Road; Suite 110
Mount Prospect, IL
 

Dr. Kathy Pawlusiewicz practices general dentistry. Dr. Pawlusiewicz accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and CIGNA Plans. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
21660 W Field Parkway; Suite 220
Deer Park, IL
 

Dr. John Thompson is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is an in-network provider for 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
746 S Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Michael Simon's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Simon's average patient rating is 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. Simon accepts.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3325 N Arlington Heights Road; Suite 600a
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Herbert Kanter's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Kanter has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He 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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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.