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We found 159 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 014 near Monticello, KY.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2533 Larkin Road; Suite 204
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Bruce Nicol is a specialist in pediatric dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Nicol a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
800 Rose Street; Room D104
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Melvyn Sin Yeoh is a physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Yeoh is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1301 Winchester Road; Suite 225
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Polly Boehnlein's specialty is pediatric dentistry. She 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 General Dentistry
833 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Christopher Davis specializes in general dentistry. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Davis 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 Periodontics
620 Perimeter Drive; Suite 103
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Nancy Von Lackum specializes in periodontics (gum disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Von Lackum is 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
860 Corporate Drive; Suite 201
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Thomas Garner practices orthodontics (braces). Dr. Garner accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2134 Nicholasville Road; #7
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Billy Forbess works as a general dentist. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Forbess 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
1636 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Herman Blair's specialty is endodontics (root canal treatment). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3141 Beaumont Centre Circle; Suite 300
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Patricia Takacs specializes in general dentistry. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Takacs takes.

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Dr. Jason Edward Ford, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2533 Larkin Road; Suite 101
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Jason Ford practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Lexington, KY. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2533 Larkin Road; Suite 101
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Kenneth Bondra is a specialist in pediatric dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Bondra accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
181 W Lowry Lane; Suite 110
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Wendy Van Meter works as a pediatric dentist. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2134 Nicholasville Road; #7
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Akira Nakada specializes in general dentistry and practices in Lexington, KY. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, General Dentistry
1301 Winchester Road; Suite 225
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Jennifer Board's specialties are pediatric dentistry and general dentistry. Dr. Board 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 Plastic Surgery, Dentistry
3141 Beaumont Centre Circle; Suite 103
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. John Cramer is a specialist in plastic surgery and dentistry. He works in Lexington, KY. Dr. Cramer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Dr. Robert S Clark
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2533 Larkin Road; Suite 101
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Robert Clark is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Lexington, KY. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Clark takes.

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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.