We found 190 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Caldwell, NJ.

Blair Adam Schachtel
Specializes in General Dentistry
66 East Mt Pleasant Avenue
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Blair Schachtel is a general dentist. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Schachtel honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Blue Choice. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Root Canals, Teeth Whitening, Cosmetic Dental Procedures

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
New Jersey Center for Oral Surgery
Caldwell, NJ
 

Dr. Benjamin Jacobs' specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Jacobs is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Health System. For his professional training, Dr. Jacobs completed a residency program at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Jacobs average 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, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
370 Union Boulevard
Totowa, NJ
 

Dr. Vito Modugno works as an oral surgeon. Dr. Modugno (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Valley Health System, and St. Joseph's Health System. His residency was performed at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford and Georgetown University Hospital. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Modugno 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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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Cosmetic Treatments, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Majid Reza Navi
Specializes in General Dentistry
290 S Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Majid Navi works as a general dentist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Navi takes. For his residency, Dr. Navi trained at Interfaith Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Implant Surgery, Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Richard P Szumita
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
50 East Main Street
Little Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Szumita specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Paramus, NJ and Little Falls, NJ. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Szumita's training includes a residency program at East Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Health System.

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Kassem A Farhat
Specializes in General Dentistry
250 New Road
Parsippany, NJ
 

Dr. Kassem Farhat's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Farhat is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Community Care Network (CCN).

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Clinical interests: Dental Surgery, Prosthetics, Implant Surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
245 Paterson Avenue
Little Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Shahid Aziz's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Aziz is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Health System.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
54 Plymouth Street
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. William Ranucci is an oral surgeon in Montclair, NJ and Nutley, NJ. He has indicated that his clinical interests include dental implant surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and wisdom teeth removal. Dr. Ranucci's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Wisdom Teeth Removal, Dental Implant Surgery, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Michael Howard Kirsch
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
16 Smull Avenue
Caldwell, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Kirsch specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry and practices in Caldwell, NJ. Dr. Kirsch's clinical interests include dental implant surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital. His training includes residency programs at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and East Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System. The average patient rating for Dr. Kirsch is 4.0 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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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery

Alan Lockwood Rankin
Specializes in General Dentistry
182 N Livingston Avenue
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Rankin specializes in general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Rankin average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, Blue Choice, and more. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for his residency.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
441 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ
 

Dr. Matthew Peluso's specialty is orthodontics (braces). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Peluso is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
9 Furler Street
Totowa, NJ
 

Dr. Helenann Desimone is a pediatric dentist. She trained at Staten Island University Hospital for her residency. Dr. Desimone takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Italian. She is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph's Health System, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Nancy Herbst-Modiano
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
86 N Hillside Avenue
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Herbst works as an oral surgeon in Livingston, NJ, Newark, NJ, and Union City, NJ. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Herbst completed residency programs at Jersey City Medical Center and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Herbst is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
340 E Northfield Road; Suite 1c
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Gerald Geldzahler works as an oral surgeon in Livingston, NJ. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. His residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. Dr. Geldzahler takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
769 Norhtfield Avenue; Suite 110
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Joel Doner is an oral surgeon. Dr. Doner has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and QualCare, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
395 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Newman practices orthodontics (braces). Patient ratings for Dr. Newman average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Newman is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Newman honors. Dr. Newman trained at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University for residency.

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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.