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We found 224 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 015 near Lathrup Village, MI.

Jeevaka Wimaladharma Yapa
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3055 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Jeevaka Yapa's areas of specialization are oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: oral surgery, cosmetic dental procedures, and craniofacial surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his residency, Dr. Yapa trained at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center and Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Yapa is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), McLaren Health Care, and St. Mary Mercy Livonia. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. William Dana Cheslin, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
50 W Big Beaver Road; Suite 190
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 

Dr. William Cheslin is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Bloomfield Hills, MI and Detroit, MI. He is affiliated with Detroit VA Medical Center. Dr. Cheslin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Ghabi A Kaspo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
31000 Telegraph Road; Suite 110
Bingham Farms, MI
 

Dr. Ghabi Kaspo is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass dental procedures. Dr. Kaspo is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and Henry Ford Health System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaspo honors. In addition to English, Dr. Kaspo speaks Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures

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Specializes in Dentistry
30400 Telegraph Road; Suite 449
Bingham Farms, MI
 

Dr. Bridget Merritt-Brooks works as a dentist. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Joseph M Hildebrand
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
50 West Big Beaver; Suite 150
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Hildebrand practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hildebrand include cleft lip and palate and oral surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hildebrand accepts. For his professional training, Dr. Hildebrand completed a residency program at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, Surgical Procedures, Oral Surgery, Brain Injury, Trauma

Dr. Michael E Heath
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26111 Woodward Avenue
Huntington Woods, MI
 

Dr. Michael Heath specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Huntington Woods, MI, Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Sterling Heights, MI. Dr. Heath honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
555 S Old Woodward Avenue
Birmingham, MI
 

Dr. Jonathon Anderson practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System. Dr. Anderson is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Gregory M Nielsen
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26111 Woodward Avenue
Huntington Woods, MI
 

Dr. Gregory Nielsen is an oral surgeon. Dr. Nielsen is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and Genesys Health System. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
555 S Old Woodward Avenue; Suite 777
Birmingham, MI
 

Dr. Brian Murphy practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in West Bloomfield, MI, Richmond, MI, and Birmingham, MI. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Murphy's residency was performed at Hospital of Saint Raphael. He is affiliated with St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Dr. David Michael Rombach, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
26111 Woodward Avenue
Huntington Woods, MI
 

Dr. David Rombach is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Huntington Woods, MI, Sterling Heights, MI, and Grand Blanc, MI. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Rombach's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rombach is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland.

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Nicholas James Bournias
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
555 S Old Woodward Avenue; Suite 777
Birmingham, MI
 

Dr. Nicholas Bournias works as an oral surgeon in Birmingham, MI, Clinton Township, MI, and Richmond, MI. He is affiliated with St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Bournias honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
20905 Greenfield Road; Siute #601
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Sigismund Gordon works as a general dentist in Southfield, MI. Dr. Gordon honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
751 Chestnut Street; Suite #103
Birmingham, MI
 

Dr. Carolyn Way specializes in dentistry and practices in Birmingham, MI. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Way accepts.

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Ami P Doshi
Specializes in General Dentistry
800 S Adams Road; Suite 105
Birmingham, MI
 

Dr. Ami Doshi's area of specialization is general dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1982 Livernois Road; Suite 201
Troy, MI
 

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

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Craig Carlton Spangler
Specializes in General Dentistry
4050 W Maple Road; Suite 220
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 

Dr. Craig Spangler specializes in general dentistry and practices in Bloomfield Hills, MI. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Dr. Spangler takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. For his professional training, Dr. Spangler completed a residency program at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland.

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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.