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We found over 500 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Silver Spring, MD.

Vadim L Spivak
Specializes in Dentistry
6251 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD
 

Dr. Vadim Spivak specializes in dentistry and practices in Potomac, MD and Rockville, MD. Dr. Spivak has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Spivak speaks Russian.

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Clinical interests: Wisdom Teeth Removal, Dental Implant Surgery

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

Dr. David Bastacky's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. In Dr. Bastacky's practice, he is particularly interested in dental implant surgery, jaw problems, and reconstructive surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Washington Hospital Center and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Bastacky's professional affiliations include 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)

George Louis Grillon
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5530 Wisconsin Avenue; Suite 730
Bethesda, MD
 

Dr. George Grillon specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Bethesda, MD, Clinton, MD, and Westminster, MD. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), dental implant surgery, and head surgery. Dr. Grillon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Johns Hopkins Medicine, Holy Cross Hospital, and MedStar Health. His residency was performed at Washington Hospital Center. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Grillon takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: American Cancer Society, Saint George Oral Cancer Original Essay Award. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Implant Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Mouth Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
4400 Jenifer Street, Nw; Suite 270
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Kalpakam Shastri is a general practitioner, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, and general dentist. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University for residency. Dr. Shastri is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Golnar Jahanmir works as 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 professional training, Dr. Jahanmir completed a residency program at Children's Hospital Boston. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Children's National Health System.

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Dr. Snehal Raman Patel, MD
Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Rockville, MD
 

Dr. Snehal Patel is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at Columbia University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Patel average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Filipino, Telephone Interpretation, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Potomac Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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Specializes in Periodontics, General Dentistry
4301 Connecticut Avenue Nw
Washington Dc, DC
 

Dr. Keyla Torres practices periodontics (gum disease) and general dentistry. Dr. Torres is professionally affiliated with LifeBridge Health. She trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center for residency. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Leonard A Merlo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4701 Randolph Road; Suite G10
Rockville, MD
 

Dr. Leonard Merlo practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Merlo trained at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. The average patient rating for Dr. Merlo is 3.0 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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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

Jonelle Senita Grant
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2415 Musgrove Road; Suite 301
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Jonelle Grant's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. Dr. Grant honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She trained at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Children's National Health System.

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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 works as an oral surgeon. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Ali attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Ali (or staff) is conversant in Finnish, Arabic, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Dentistry
2500 Wisconsin Av Nw; Suite 459
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Hamid Satter works as a dentist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Satter takes.

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Richard C Shin, MS
Specializes in Orthodontics
4701 Randolph Road; Suite 108
Rockville, MD
 

Dr. Richard Shin's area of specialization is orthodontics (braces). Dr. Shin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
10101 Grosvenor Place; Suite 2015
Rockville, MD
 

Dr. Susan Baker practices dentistry. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baker accepts.

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Jena Monique Fields, MS
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
12520 Prosperity Drive; Suite 300
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Jena Fields' specialty is pediatric dentistry. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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.

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

Dr. Claudia Williams-Conerly is a pediatric dentist. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Williams-Conerly is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

Dr. Sharon Browne's area of specialization is dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Browne is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Browne accepts 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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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.