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We found 4 general dentists who accept Aetna HMO near Silver Spring, MD.

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Elizabeth Gidey
Specializes in General Dentistry
10801 Lockwood Drive; Suite 340
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Elizabeth Gidey practices general dentistry. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Faith Cousins
Specializes in General Dentistry
8610 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Faith Cousins specializes in general dentistry and practices in Silver Spring, MD. Dr. Cousins's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Angelica Esther Mena
Specializes in General Dentistry
3930 Knowles Avenue; Suite 302
Kensington, MD
 

Dr. Angelica Mena works as a general dentist in Kensington, MD. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
804 Pershing Drive; Suite 003
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Bob Mathews specializes in general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delta Dental are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mathews honors.

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What is General Dentistry?

General dentists provide primary dental care for patients of all ages. A general dentist is probably the provider you are familiar with if you see a dentist for regular, routine checkups. General dentists focus their work on providing maintenance and disease prevention for teeth and gums.

A general dentist may provide such services as:
  • Exams
  • Cleaning
  • X-rays
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Fillings
  • Extractions

Some general dentists are trained to provide crowns and bridges, and some perform root canal surgery. When oral care needs are more complex, a general dentist will refer patients to a specialist, such as an orthodontist or periodontist.

Seeing your dentist regularly is important for your teeth as well as overall health. When you meet with your general dentist for a checkup every 6 months, you can prevent disease, catch issues before they become larger problems, and develop a relationship with your dentist that helps them become familiar with your specific teeth. General dentists are an important part of preventative health care.