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We found 18 dentists who accept Blue Advantage near Grand Island, NE.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1411 J F Kennedy Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Jason Carpenter specializes in dentistry and practices in Bellevue, NE. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1411 J F Kennedy Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Richard Engel is a general dentist. 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 General Dentistry
1411 J F Kennedy Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Jamar Anderson works as a general dentist. Dr. Anderson 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
3327 W Capital Avenue
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Melissa Schuldt practices general dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Schuldt is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schuldt is in-network 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 General Dentistry
815 N Custer
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. David Stoddard's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Stoddard 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
1411 J F Kennedy Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Phil Thomas' specialty is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thomas takes.

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Specializes in Periodontics
1411 J F Kennedy Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Steven Schrad practices periodontics (gum disease). 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
206 Wilmar Avenue
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Aldo Koentjoro is a general dentist in Grand Island, NE. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
903 N Alpha Street
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Steve Ecklund works as a general dentist in Grand Island, NE. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ecklund honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2009 W Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. David Janda works as a general dentist in Grand Island, NE. He 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 Dentistry
1909 W Faidley
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Wade Zersen's area of specialization is dentistry. Patient reviews placed Dr. Zersen at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Andrew Vincent Benson
Specializes in Dentistry
2504 N Webb Road
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Andrew Benson is a dentist in Grand Island, NE. Dr. Benson is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
702 W Koenig Street
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Brian Kelly specializes in general dentistry. 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 General Dentistry
702 W Koenig Street
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Amber Kelly works as a general dentist. Dr. Kelly 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
206 Wilmar Avenue; Suite 4
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Shailendra Singhal is a general dentist. 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 General Dentistry
702 W Koenig Street
Grand Island, NE
 

Dr. Bradley Kelly is a general dentist in Grand Island, NE. He accepts 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.