We found 11 orthodontists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold near Chesterfield, MO.
Dr. Richard Goldberg is an orthodontist in Chesterfield, MO, Fenton, MO, and Saint Charles, MO. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for residency. Dr. Goldberg is an in-network provider for Land of Lincoln, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.
Dr. Andrew Hayes works as an orthodontist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.
Dr. Jacqueline Demko practices orthodontics (braces) in Chesterfield, MO, Washington, MO, and Saint Charles, MO. Dr. Demko has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital.
Dr. Robert Pickard specializes in orthodontics (braces). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. 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.
Dr. Stanley Bunsick practices orthodontics (braces) in Chesterfield, MO. Dr. Bunsick's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bunsick accepts.
Dr. Genevieve Lange specializes in orthodontics (braces). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.
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Orthodontics is the specialty concerned with moving and adjusting the teeth within the mouth in order to enhance their appearance and improve their function. Orthodontists are dentists with additional training, which allows them to straighten teeth and align jaws in order to give their patients a healthier bite.
When teeth are crooked or don’t bite together well it can lead to social embarrassment as well as serious health problems. Poor jaw alignment can strain the muscles that move the mouth, leading to jaw pain and headaches. Crooked teeth are significantly harder to clean effectively, leading to an increased risk for gum disease and tooth decay. In addition, teeth that are seriously out of place can lead to difficulty speaking or eating.
To move the teeth within the jawbone, orthodontists use dental appliances to put pressure on the teeth. Some are fixed in place; others are removable. Examples of appliances include:
- Braces, made of metal, ceramic, or plastic
- Components that enhance braces, such as archwires, elastics, or headgear
- Clear aligners, or invisible customized trays that fit over the teeth
- Retainers to prevent teeth from shifting out of their new position
Whether you have overcrowded teeth, a misaligned bite, an overbite, or some other alignment issue, an orthodontist can help you have a healthy and beautiful smile.