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We found 14 oral surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage near Burnsville, MN.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Mark Omlie specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Edina, MN, Burnsville, MN, and Eden Prairie, MN. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Omlie takes. Before completing his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Dr. Omlie attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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Frederick J Haas
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Frederick Haas works as an oral surgeon in Edina, MN, Burnsville, MN, and Eden Prairie, MN. His training includes a residency program at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Haas takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Eric F Stich
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Eric Stich's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He completed his residency training at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stich honors.

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Andrew Graham Pearson
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Andrew Pearson's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pearson's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Brett J Kurtzman
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Brett Kurtzman's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. For his professional training, Dr. Kurtzman completed a residency program at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. On average, patients gave Dr. Kurtzman a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Kyle D Tidstrom
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Kyle Tidstrom specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Edina, MN, Burnsville, MN, and Eden Prairie, MN. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at Mayo Clinic for residency.

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Stephen R Gulbrandsen
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14040 Nicollet Avenue S; Suite 305
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Stephen Gulbrandsen is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Gulbrandsen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He trained at Mayo Clinic for his residency.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
8900 Penn Avenue S; Suite 211
Bloomington, MN
 

Dr. Mathew Woodward is an oral and maxillofacial pathologist and oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Woodward is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Dr. Steven A Selchow, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2130 Cliff Road; Suite 100
Eagan, MN
 

Dr. Steven Selchow works as an oral surgeon. He accepts 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
2130 Cliff Road; Suite 100
Eagan, MN
 

Dr. Anthony Indovina's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2130 Cliff Road; Suite 100
Eagan, MN
 

Dr. Scott Rake is an oral surgeon in Eagan, MN. He is an in-network provider for 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
625 E Nicollet Boulevard; Suite 205
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Lawrence Palmersheim's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Palmersheim 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4151 Knob Drive; Suite 101
Eagan, MN
 

Dr. Brent Florine is an oral surgeon. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
625 E Nicollet Boulevard; Suite 205
Burnsville, MN
 

Dr. Mark Roszkowski's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Roszkowski honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.