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We found over 500 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Choice near Cicero, IL.

Dr. Michael Joseph Miloro, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
801 S Paulina Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Michael Miloro specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Miloro include cleft lip and palate, tooth extractions, and dental implant surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He speaks 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)

Alan Andreas Harvey
Specializes in Dentistry
2160 S 1st Avenue; Building #105
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Alan Harvey practices dentistry in Evanston, IL and Maywood, IL. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Harvey is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. In addition to English, Dr. Harvey speaks German.

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Chi Ming Henry Ming Henry Fung
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
821 S Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Henry Fung is an oral surgeon in Oak Park, IL. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. Dr. Fung is professionally affiliated with Cook County Health & Hospitals System and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Jaw Reconstruction, Fractures

Martin James Hogan
Specializes in Surgery, General Dentistry
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Martin Hogan is a surgeon and general dentist. Dr. Hogan completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine.

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Dr. Stephen P Macleod, MS, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2160 S 1st Avenue; Maguire Center 1814
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Macleod is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. His clinical interests include cysts, tooth extractions, and dental implant surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Macleod is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, College of Life Sciences and Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Cysts, Dental Implant Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Problems, Tooth Extractions, ... (Read more)

Anna M Szpaderska
Specializes in Surgery, General Dentistry
2160 S First Avenue; 101-1740 Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Anna Szpaderska's areas of specialization are surgery and general dentistry. Dr. Szpaderska (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Polish and Russian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Szpaderska include cosmetic dental procedures and dental implant surgery. Dr. Szpaderska is affiliated with Loyola Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Michael Thomas Kase
Specializes in Prosthodontics, Surgery
2160 S 1st Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kase is a prosthodontist and surgeon in Maywood, IL. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine. Dr. Kase trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama for his residency. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Mariusz Kajetan Wrzosek, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
2160 S 1st Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Mariusz Wrzosek works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and general dentist. He attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. His clinical interests include cysts, dental implant surgery, and tumor. Dr. Wrzosek honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Polish. Dr. Wrzosek is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Cysts, Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery

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

Dr. Firas Katabi's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Katabi's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, TRICARE, and more. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6715 W Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Anthony Frer's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frer include tooth extractions, bone grafting, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frer accepts. His residency was performed at Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Frer is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Implant Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Jaw Surgery, Bone Grafting, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1009 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Brian Shah's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah attended medical school at Harvard Medical School and Ohio State University College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Shah completed a residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Shah's hospital/clinic affiliations include NorthShore University HealthSystem and Yale New Haven Health System.

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

Dr. Mark Jacob specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry. Dr. Jacob is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jacob honors. For his residency, Dr. Jacob trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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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 honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Hussain is professionally affiliated with Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

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

Dr. Antonia Kolokythas' areas of specialization are trauma surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kolokythas welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
225 E. Chicago Avenue, Division of Dentistry; Box 75
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Ashlee Vorachek is a pediatric dentist in Chicago, IL. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vorachek takes. She completed her residency training at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

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Robert F Baima
Specializes in Periodontics
178 N Scoville Avenue
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Robert Baima specializes in periodontics (gum disease). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Baima is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.