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Dr. Vincent Carrao, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1534 Palisade Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ
 

Dr. Vincent Carrao is a physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Carrao's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Carrao attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Michael Anthony Perrino, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Perrino is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in New York, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: cleft lip and palate, dental implant surgery, and craniofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Perrino is an in-network provider for Medicaid Managed Care, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Perrino graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures, Dental Implant Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Oral ... (Read more)

Richard Alan Kraut
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3332 Rochambeau Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Richard Kraut is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. For his residency, Dr. Kraut trained at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center. Patients gave Dr. Kraut an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kraut takes. Dr. Kraut is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

Sidney Bernard Eisig
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
630 W 168th Street; Suite Vc7-226
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sidney Eisig's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Eisig speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: cleft lip and palate, tooth extractions, and jaw reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors and Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Eisig's residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid Managed Care, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Oral Cancer, ... (Read more)

Elizabeth M Philipone
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
630 W 168th Street; Penthouse 1562 W
New York, NY
 

Dr. Elizabeth Philipone practices oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general dentistry. Dr. Philipone is especially interested in oral cancer. POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Philipone honors. She completed her residency training at Long Island College Hospital. She has received distinctions including Edward J Zegarelli Teaching Award recipient, Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine; Local : - Commonly Encountered Oral Lesions, Union County Young Dentists Study Club, Westfield, NJ; and Oral Lesions in the Pediatric Population, Riverdale Study Club, Riverdale, NY. Dr. Philipone's professional affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors and Presbyterian Hospital. She has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Oral Cancer, Mouth Problems

Bridget Marie Ferguson
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
622 West 168th Street; Floor: Vc7, Presbyterian Hospital Building (ph)
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bridget Ferguson's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Her training includes a residency program at Naval Hospital. In her practice, she is particularly interested in tooth extractions, bone grafting, and oral surgery. Dr. Ferguson takes several insurance carriers, including Medicaid Managed Care, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She has received the distinction of CE Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Perioperative Management of Female Patient. Dr. Ferguson is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Tooth Extractions, Dental Surgery, Dental Procedures, Oral Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Bone ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
601 West 181st Street; Suite 24
New York, NY
 

Dr. James Su is an oral surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Su average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Su is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Su completed his residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Su (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Spanish.

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David D Chung
Specializes in Orthodontics
2357 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ
 

Dr. David Chung practices orthodontics (braces) and general surgery in Fort Lee, NJ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his professional training, Dr. Chung completed a residency program at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Angela Jiyeon Yoon
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
630 W 168th Street; Penthouse 1562
New York, NY
 

Dr. Angela Yoon practices oral and maxillofacial pathology in New York, NY. Dr. Yoon is especially interested in dental procedures and oral cancer. She honors Medicaid Managed Care, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: The Edward V Zegarelli Teaching Award. In addition to English, she speaks Korean. Dr. Yoon's professional affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors and Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Yoon is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures, Oral Cancer, Mouth Problems

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
622 West 168th Street; Presbyterian Hospital Building (ph)
New York, NY
 

Dr. Dennis Lee's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is especially interested in tooth extractions, bone grafting, and oral surgery. Dr. Lee has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Tooth Extractions, Dental Surgery, Dental Procedures, Oral Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Bone ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
622 W 168th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Clark's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has a special interest in dental surgery. Dr. Clark honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Clark (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. His professional affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Dental Surgery, Dental Procedures, Maxillofacial Surgery

Benjamin R Kur
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Kur is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. Dr. Kur honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Kur's training includes a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center.

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Jason Michael Auerbach
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
130 Kinderkamack Road; Suite 204
River Edge, NJ
 

Dr. Jason Auerbach works as an oral surgeon in River Edge, NJ, Teaneck, NJ, and Westwood, NJ. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Auerbach accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Auerbach is affiliated with Valley Health System and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3444 Kossuth Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Jairo Bastidas practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Bronx, NY. He is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bastidas accepts. Dr. Bastidas's training includes a residency program at Woodhull Medical Center.

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Ruben Cohen
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1175 Park Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ruben Cohen works as an oral surgeon in New York, NY. Dr. Cohen is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. 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. He has an open panel. Dr. Cohen completed his residency training at Allegheny General Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service American Dental Association; Research Fellowship Award Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation; and Leadership Award New York State Dental Association. Dr. Cohen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
630 W 168th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Chang Han is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Han include oral surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and dental implant surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Han accepts. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Han attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Oral Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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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.