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We found 111 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage near Woodbury, MN.

Julie C Haman
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, General Dentistry
1514 White Bear Avenue N
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. Julie Haman practices pediatric dentistry and general dentistry. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She completed her residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Specializes in Dentistry
6105 Cahill Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN
 

Dr. Patricia Ura works as a dentist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ura accepts.

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Richard James Baylon
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
9950 Valley Creek Road; Suite 150
Woodbury, MN
 

Dr. Richard Baylon works as a pediatric dentist. Dr. Baylon's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He completed his residency training at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Minnesota Health (M Health).

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
8401 Seasons Parkway
Woodbury, MN
 

Dr. Christopher French is a physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. French's professional affiliations include Regions Hospital, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. He trained at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. 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.

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Christopher Michael Hormuth
Specializes in Dentistry
1790 7th Street E
Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Christopher Hormuth works as a dentist in Saint Paul, MN. On average, patients gave Dr. Hormuth a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. 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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Ryan Thomas Francis Jr.
Specializes in Dentistry
828 Hawthorne Street E
Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Ryan Francis' specialty is dentistry. He is professionally affiliated with St. Luke's Division and St. Elizabeth Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Paul A Vollmer
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
9950 Valley Creek Road; #100
Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Paul Vollmer practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He trained at Hennepin County Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. He takes 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
710 19th Avenue N; Suite 300
South St Paul, MN
 

Dr. Charles Tentinger works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in South Saint Paul, MN, Saint Paul, MN, and Mendota Heights, MN. Dr. Tentinger takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his residency, Dr. Tentinger trained at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with Regions Hospital.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
8980 Hudson Boulevard N
Lake Elmo, MN
 

Dr. Elena Lozne specializes in general dentistry and practices in Lake Elmo, MN. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Meredith Kathyrn Kurysh
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
828 Hawthorne Avenue E
Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Meredith Kurysh practices pediatric dentistry in Hugo, MN and Saint Paul, MN. For her residency, Dr. Kurysh trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, General Dentistry
9950 Valley Creek Road; Suite 150
Woodbury, MN
 

Dr. Wafa Qureshi specializes in pediatric dentistry and general dentistry. Dr. Qureshi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Qureshi (or staff) speaks Urdu and Arabic.

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Carmen B Lammeier
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1514 White Bear Avenue N
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. Carmen Lammeier is a pediatric dentist in Saint Paul, MN, Inver Grove Heights, MN, and Minneapolis, MN. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lammeier trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for her residency. She speaks Spanish.

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Fred William Carpenter
Specializes in Orthodontics
1514 White Bear Avenue
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. Fred Carpenter specializes in orthodontics (braces). Dr. Carpenter's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
9950 Valley Creek Road; Suite 100
Woodbury, MN
 

Dr. Marshall Wade practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
5955 Carmen Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN
 

Dr. Daniel Glenn works as a pediatric dentist. Dr. Glenn takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His training includes a residency program at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Claire O Mielke
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
9950 Valley Creek Road; Suite 150
Woodbury, MN
 

Dr. Claire Mielke is a pediatric dentist. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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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.