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We found 71 dentists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Olympia Fields, IL.

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Tyran Eric Johnson
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2605 W Lincoln Highway; #127
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Tyran Johnson practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Hinsdale, IL, Olympia Fields, IL, and Chicago, IL. In his practice, Dr. Johnson focuses on bone grafting and dental implant surgery. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson accepts.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Bone Grafting, Reconstructive Surgery

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Specializes in Dentistry
16048 Kedzie Avenue
Markham, IL
 

Dr. Willie Rucker specializes in dentistry. Dr. Rucker 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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Richard John Balcerak
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2605 West Lincoln Highway; Suite 127
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Richard Balcerak works as an oral surgeon in Hinsdale, IL, Aurora, IL, and Olympia Fields, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Balcerak include cosmetic surgery and jaw surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Balcerak is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Jaw Surgery

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Specializes in General Dentistry
174 W Sauk Trail
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. David Storm works as a general dentist in Chicago Heights, IL and Crete, IL. 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
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. L. Fillak is an endodontist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Endodontics
18130 Halsted Street
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Michael Gideon specializes in endodontics (root canal treatment). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gideon accepts.

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Specializes in Periodontics
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. John Moore's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). 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 Dentistry
171 W 10th Street; Suite 100
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Rodriguez is a dentist in Chicago Heights, IL. Dr. Rodriguez accepts 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
18130 Halsted Street
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Walker is an endodontist. He 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 Periodontics
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Michael Slavin practices periodontics (gum disease). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Kevin Lloyd Fatland
Specializes in General Dentistry
19509 Governor's Highway
Flossmoor, IL
 

Dr. Kevin Fatland works as a general dentist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Fatland at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Endodontics
18130 Halsted Street
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Chad Wiersema's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). 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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Amarik Singh, MS
Specializes in Periodontics
18130 Halsted Street
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Amarik Singh is a periodontist. Patients gave him an average 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. Singh takes.

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Specializes in Periodontics
18130 Halsted Street
Homewood, IL
 

Dr. Devang Thakkar practices periodontics (gum disease). He 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
19615 Governors Highway
Flossmoor, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Malone works as a dentist in Flossmoor, IL. She 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
605 E 170th Street
South Holland, IL
 

Dr. Dionne Henderson is a general dentist. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Henderson accepts 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.