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We found 16 oral surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Choice near Chicago, IL.

Dr. Michael Joseph Miloro, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
801 South Paulina Street; Room 110
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Michael Miloro is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Chicago, IL. His clinical interests include cleft lip and palate, tooth extractions, and dental implant surgery. Dr. Miloro takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Implant Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, ... (Read more)

Joseph A Toljanic
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Toljanic is an oral surgeon in Burr Ridge, IL and Chicago, IL. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital for residency.

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Firas Faiz Katabi
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2220 W. Armitage Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Firas Katabi is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. On average, patients gave Dr. Katabi a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katabi takes. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Tyran Eric Johnson
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
737 N Michigan Av; Suite 720
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Tyran Johnson specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. In his practice, Dr. Johnson focuses on bone grafting and dental implant surgery. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Johnson honors 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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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Bone Grafting, Reconstructive Surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
1740 W Taylor Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Mark Jacob practices oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry in Chicago, IL, Highland Park, IL, and Evanston, IL. Dr. Jacob is affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Jacob is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jacob takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Antonia Kolokythas, MS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
820 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Antonia Kolokythas is an oral and maxillofacial pathologist and oral surgeon. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kolokythas takes. She is conversant in Greek. She is affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
820 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Raza Hussain practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. He is in-network 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
2449 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. David Hanson's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hanson attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2632 W Division Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Elias Horowitz's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Horowitz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
1725 W Harrison Street; Suite 717
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Paul Stec's specialties are oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry. He practices in Chicago, IL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stec takes.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1901 W Harrison Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. James Babuik specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is professionally affiliated with Cook County Health & Hospitals System.

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Lawrence H Zager
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
25 E Washington Street; #825
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Lawrence Zager works as an oral surgeon in Chicago, IL. He 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
30 N Michigan Avenue; Suite 522
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. John Domanico's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Domanico takes.

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Marvin Greene
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2449 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Marvin Greene works as an oral surgeon in Chicago, IL. Dr. Greene is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1901 W Harrison Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Philip Meehan's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Meehan 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
1960 N Lincoln Park W; 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Albert Zickmann specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Zickmann accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.