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David C Bastacky
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
0110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. David Bastacky's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bastacky include dental implant surgery, jaw problems, and reconstructive surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. For his professional training, Dr. Bastacky completed residency programs at Washington Hospital Center and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Bastacky is professionally affiliated with Howard County General Hospital and LifeBridge Health.

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Clinical interests: Jaw Problems, Surgical Procedures, Dental Procedures, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Kalpakam Shastri's specialties are general practice, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general dentistry. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shastri honors. Dr. Shastri is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. She has an open panel.

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Golnar Jahanmir
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
111 Michigan Avenue
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Golnar Jahanmir works as a pediatric dentist. Dr. Jahanmir's residency was performed at Children's Hospital Boston. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Jahanmir is affiliated with Children's National Health System.

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Leonard A Merlo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1234 19th Street, Nw; Suite 508
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Leonard Merlo works as an oral surgeon. Dr. Merlo has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Temple University.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

Jonelle Senita Grant
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
4837 Benning Road Se
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Jonelle Grant practices pediatric dentistry. She is affiliated with Children's National Health System. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Grant completed residency programs at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC).

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Specializes in Dentistry
1629 K Street Nw; Suite M100
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Charmaine Wynter's specialty is dentistry. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wynter takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, TRICARE, and more.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
2021 K Street Nw; #301
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Allena Willis works as an orthodontist in Washington, DC. 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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Dr. Ziad A Ali, MD
Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Ziad Ali is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Ali studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. Dr. Ali (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Finnish, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Ali is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6201 Greenbelt Road; Suite M-1
College Park, MD
 

Dr. Mary Robinson works as an oral surgeon. She is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital. Dr. Robinson's residency was performed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3946 Minnesota Avenue Ne
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Siobhian Sprott works as a general dentist. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Natalie T Muir-Young
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
641 G Street Sw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Natalie Muir-Young is a pediatric dentist. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Muir-Young trained at Howard University Hospital.

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Claudia Nickole Williams-Conerly
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
8630 Fenton Street; Suite 710
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Claudia Williams-Conerly's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Williams-Conerly honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
111 Michigan Avenue, Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Melena Parlette practices pediatric dentistry. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She trained at Children's National Medical Center for her residency. Dr. Parlette is professionally affiliated with LifeBridge Health.

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Specializes in Dentistry
2041 Georgia Av Nw; Suite 104
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Sharon Browne's specialty is dentistry. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
7513 Maple Avenue; #204
Takoma Park, MD
 

Dr. Elsabet Tekle's area of specialization is general dentistry. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Mitali Y Patel
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
111 Michigan Avenue Nw; Department of Dentistry
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Mitali Patel's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her residency was performed at Children's National Medical Center and New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Children's National Health System.

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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.