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We found 9 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze PPO near Ozark, MO.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
5349 N 22nd Street; Suite 1
Ozark, MO
 

Dr. Bernard Tellez is a general dentist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
240 Village Center Street
Nixa, MO
 

Dr. Scott Larsen works as a general dentist in Nixa, MO. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He 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 General Dentistry
1881 N. Cc Highway
Nixa, MO
 

Dr. Houston Ker's area of specialization is general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Ker average 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Kevin R Austin
Specializes in Orthodontics
708 W Mount Vernon Street
Nixa, MO
 

Dr. Kevin Austin is an orthodontist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
206 S 2nd Avenue
Ozark, MO
 

Dr. Jon Mann is a general dentist. 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 Dentistry
797 W. South Street
Ozark, MO
 

Dr. Michelle Fielden's specialty is dentistry. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She 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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Specializes in Dentistry
1-b Riverdale Drive; 1-b
Hampton, VI
 

Dr. Steven Becker is a dentist in Hampton, VI. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
600 Mccroskey Street
Nixa, MO
 

Dr. Joseph Kofron's specialty is general dentistry. Dr. Kofron is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Dentistry
601 N 21st Street
Ozark, MO
 

Dr. Kristin Oliver is a dentist in Ozark, MO. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.