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We found 9 dentists who accept Medicare near West Springfield, MA.

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Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
382 N. Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA
 

Dr. Michael Spink's areas of specialization are head and neck surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Spink's average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spink honors. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Bellevue Hospital Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow of American College of Surgeons. Dr. Spink is conversant in Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1066 Granby Road
Chicopee, MA
 

Dr. Brett Denhart works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Chicopee, MA. Dr. Denhart is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Denhart is in-network for Aetna, Medicaid, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 1997-American Association of Oral Maxillofacial; Surgeons Award; and 1997-American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
75 Van Deene Avenue; Suite 201
West Springfield, MA
 

Dr. Jonathan Sudol specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in West Springfield, MA. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
382 North Main Street; Suite 202
East Longmeadow, MA
 

Dr. Richard Fraziero practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in East Longmeadow, MA. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
75 Van Deene Avenue; Suite 201
West Springfield, MA
 

Dr. John Torchia works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in West Springfield, MA. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
75 Van Deene Avenue; Suite 201
West Springfield, MA
 

Dr. Christopher Desesa works as an oral surgeon. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
123 Dwight Road
Longmeadow, MA
 

Dr. Mary Kreitzer specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Kreitzer is 2.5 stars out of 5. 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
75 Van Deene Avenue; Suite 201
West Springfield, MA
 

Dr. Anthony Laudano's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Laudano's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
382 N Main Street; Suite 202
East Longmeadow, MA
 

Dr. Justin Clemow's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Clemow studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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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.