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We found 69 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO near Jackson, MS.

Charles David Ratcliff
Specializes in Endodontics
201 E Layfair Drive; Suite 120
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. Charles Ratcliff specializes in endodontics (root canal treatment) and practices in Flowood, MS. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Dr. Ratcliff is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Endodontics
201 E Layfair Drive; Suite 120
Flowood, MS
 

Dr. James Watts' area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). He is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Dr. Watts accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Dentistry
2500 N State Street; Department of Anesthesia
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. John Hall is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and dentistry. After attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. Dr. Hall's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Cornelius Charles Lehan
Specializes in Dentistry
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Cornelius Lehan specializes in dentistry and practices in Clinton, MS and Jackson, MS. Dr. Lehan is professionally affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lehan honors.

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Stephen R Gandy
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Stephen Gandy works as an oral surgeon. Dr. Gandy is professionally affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Wilhelmina Fouche OReilly
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
514f E Woodrow Wilson Avenue
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Wilhelmina O'Reilly's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. O'Reilly is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

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Thomas Ferris Gerrets Jr.
Specializes in Endodontics
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Thomas Gerrets' specialty is endodontics (root canal treatment). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

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Lamonica Davis Taylor
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Lamonica Taylor works as a pediatric dentist in Jackson, MS. Dr. Taylor is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

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Deepti Amol Janorkar
Specializes in Dentistry
275 Roseneath Avenue
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Deepti Janorkar practices dentistry in Jackson, MS. Dr. Janorkar takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).

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Matthew L Milner
Specializes in Prosthodontics
2500 N State Street
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Matthew Milner's area of specialization is prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement). Dr. Milner is professionally affiliated with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1836 Crane Ridge Drive; Suite B
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Reuel May's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. May average 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
971 Lakeland Drive; Suite 225
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. David Seago's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
971 Lakeland Drive; Suite 225
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Donald Seago's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Seago is an in-network provider 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
3000 Old Canton Road
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Christopher Carlton works as a general dentist in Jackson, MS. 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 Dentistry
2189 Henry Hill Drive
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. April Watson specializes in dentistry and practices in Jackson, MS. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2525 Lakeward Drive; Suite 102
Jackson, MS
 

Dr. Raplh Riley works as a general dentist in Jackson, MS. Dr. Riley 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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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.