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We found 78 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 003 near Clarksville, MD.

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Specializes in Periodontics, General Dentistry
10665 Gramercy Place; Unit 210
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Keyla Torres' specialties are periodontics (gum disease) and general dentistry. Dr. Torres completed her residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Torres average 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is affiliated with LifeBridge Health.

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Jihad Ibrahim Haddad
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7625 Maple Lawn Boulevard; Suite 240
Fulton, MD
 

Dr. Jay Haddad works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. His clinical interests encompass maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Howard County General Hospital. Dr. Haddad accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Tripler Army Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Maxillofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Orthodontics
7625 Maple Lawn Boulevard; Suite 250
Fulton, MD
 

Dr. Kamlesh Patel's specialty is orthodontics (braces). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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 Pediatric Dentistry
4149 Sharp Road
Glenelg, MD
 

Dr. Wendy Daulat's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. Her clinical interests encompass surgical procedures. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Daulat completed a residency program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Daulat is professionally affiliated with Howard County General Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Endodontics
10025 Governor Warfield Parkway; Suite 207
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Richard Fein practices endodontics (root canal treatment). The average patient rating for Dr. Fein is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fein accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, General Dentistry
6620 Towering Oak Path
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Robert Herman, who practices in Bethesda, MD and Columbia, MD, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and general dentistry. Dr. Herman 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
10630 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 410
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Kevin Asher's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. In his practice, Dr. Asher focuses on maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. Dr. Asher is affiliated with Howard County General Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his professional training, Dr. Asher completed a residency program at Howard University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Endodontics
7625 Maple Lawn Boulevard; Suite 255
Fulton, MD
 

Dr. Nina Mihaychuk is an endodontist in Fulton, MD and Silver Spring, MD. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mihaychuk accepts.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
5233 Hermit Path
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. John Brooks' specialty is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brooks accepts.

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Specializes in Endodontics
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 252
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Andrew Stanek specializes in endodontics (root canal treatment). Dr. Stanek is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
10282 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD
 

Dr. Michael Pantos is an orthodontist in Ellicott City, MD. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Sina Malekuti
Specializes in Dentistry
9516 Kingswood Court
Laurel, MD
 

Dr. Sina Malekuti's area of specialization is dentistry. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 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 Dentistry
10630 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 410
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Daniel Pahk's area of specialization is dentistry. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Dentistry
10700 Charter Drive; Suite 340
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Stephen Gant is a dentist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gant takes.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
11055 Little Patuxent Parkway; Suite 207
Columbia, MD
 

Dr. Paulomi Desai-Pandya's specialty is general dentistry. Dr. Desai-Pandya has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
17810 Meeting House Road; Moore Building #205
Sandy Spring, MD
 

Dr. Carole Burgess-Fongsam's area of specialization is general dentistry. She takes 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.