We found 12 oral surgeons who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Fishers, IN.

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Christopher A Burns
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
8170 Oaklandon Road; Suite B
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Christopher Burns works as an oral surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: cleft lip and palate repair and jaw surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Burns honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, Jaw Problems, Jaw Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10972 Allisonville Road; Suite 100
Fishers, IN
 

Dr. John Moenning is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Christopher Todd Kirkup, MS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3021 E 98th Street; Suite 250
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Christopher Kirkup is an oral surgeon. His clinical interests encompass chin surgery, cleft lip and palate repair, and jaw surgery. Dr. Kirkup is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, Chin Surgery, Jaw Surgery

Dr. Desmond Antonio Brown Jr.
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
8555 N. River Road; Suite 160
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Desmon Brown is an oral surgeon in Indianapolis, IN. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Brown takes 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
10972 Allisonville Road; Suite 100
Fishers, IN
 

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

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14555 Hazel Dell Parkway # B; Suite 140
Carmel, IN
 

Dr. Robert Alderman works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Alderman include chin implants, dental implant surgery, and chin liposuction. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical interests: Chin Implants, Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Problems, Chin Surgery, Chin Liposuction, Jaw Surgery

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3021 E 98th Street; Suite 250
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. John Hockema's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He 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
10972 Allisonville Road; Suite 100
Fishers, IN
 

Dr. Matthew Bojrab is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10972 Allisonville Road; Suite 100
Fishers, IN
 

Dr. Thomas Lapp's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Lapp 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
9860 Westpoint Drive; Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Brent Garrison's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. 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
10972 Allisonville Road; Suite 100
Fishers, IN
 

Dr. David Bussard works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
9860 Westpoint Drive; Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Corbin Partridge's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.
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