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We found 21 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near Lafayette, NJ.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
171 Woodport Road
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. Meredith Blitz-Goldstein's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Blitz-Goldstein's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Health System. Her residency was performed at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and East Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System. Patient ratings for Dr. Blitz-Goldstein average 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Sung H Cho
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
171 Woodport Road
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. Sung Cho's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cho's training includes residency programs at Jefferson University Hospitals, a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. He speaks Korean. Dr. Cho's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Health System.

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Anna Patras
Specializes in Orthodontics
21 Mohawk Avenue
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. Anna Patras' specialty is orthodontics (braces). She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Patras honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Marie M Jackson
Specializes in General Dentistry
50 Route 15
Lafayette, NJ
 

Dr. Marie Jackson is a general dentist. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jackson accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Elochukwu Adibe
Specializes in Prosthodontics, General Dentistry
2 Research Way; Suite 201
Monroe Township, NJ
 

Dr. Elo Adibe practices prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement) and general dentistry. Dr. Adibe has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Sirin Ocharoen
Specializes in General Dentistry
50 Route 15
Lafayette, NJ
 

Dr. Sirin Ocharoen's area of specialization is general dentistry. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ocharoen 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
21 Lafayette Road; Suite A
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Vandenberg works as a general dentist in Sparta, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Vandenberg is 4.0 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 General Dentistry
50 Rt 15
Lafayette, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Hopkins specializes in general dentistry and practices in Lafayette, NJ. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Glenn Scott Heller
Specializes in General Dentistry
1 Country Lane
Branchville, NJ
 

Dr. Glenn Heller works as a general dentist in Branchville, NJ. 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 General Dentistry
39 Newton Sparta Road; Building # A
Newton, NJ
 

Dr. Darren Sacks' area of specialization is general dentistry. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sacks 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
200 Munsonhurst Road; Suite 202
Franklin, NJ
 

Dr. Patricia Piccillo's specialty is general dentistry. Dr. Piccillo is rated highly by her patients. She accepts 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
155d Woodport Road
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Candio's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Candio's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
90 Main Street
Newton, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Fiore's specialty is orthodontics (braces). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. 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
30 Sparta Avenue
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. Pamela Hovliaras' area of specialization is general dentistry. She 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
39 Newton Sparta Road; Building # A
Newton, NJ
 

Dr. Terry Schwarzwald practices general dentistry in Newton, NJ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schwarzwald 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 Dentistry
332 Sparta Avenue
Sparta, NJ
 

Dr. George Parker's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Parker takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to 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.