Finding Providers
loading

We found 299 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage near Paterson, NJ.

Mendel I Markowitz
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
905 Allwood Road; Suite 202
Clifton, NJ
 

Dr. Mendel Markowitz's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Markowitz is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, and Jersey City Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delta Dental. For his residency, Dr. Markowitz trained at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Woodhull Medical Center, and East Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew.

Read more
No Photo
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.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
200 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, 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.

Read more

Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Cosmetic Treatments, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
765 Midland Avenue
Garfield, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Defalco specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients rated Dr. Defalco highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Defalco include cleft lip and palate and jaw surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Health System. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. For his professional training, Dr. Defalco completed a residency program at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

Read more

Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Jaw Surgery

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
30 W Century Road; Suite 210
Paramus, NJ
 

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

Read more
Fred Anthony Puccio
Specializes in General Dentistry
765 Midland Avenue
Garfield, NJ
 

Dr. Fred Puccio is a general dentist. His residency was performed at East Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Puccio accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Puccio (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Health System.

Read more
Medina Diana Dadurian
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2 Sears Drive; Suite 102
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. Medina Dadurian practices pediatric dentistry. She is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Dadurian trained at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University for her residency. Dr. Dadurian (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Armenian.

Read more
Ronald Francis Saglimbene
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
541 Cedar Hill Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ
 

Dr. Ronald Saglimbene practices oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery in Wyckoff, NJ. His training includes a residency program at Harlem Hospital Center. 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. Dr. Saglimbene is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

Read more
No Photo
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.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2035 Hamburg Turnpike; Suite J
Wayne, NJ
 

Dr. Albert Kuchler is an oral surgeon in Wayne, NJ. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kuchler is professionally affiliated with Chilton Medical Center.

Read more
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.

Read more

Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery

Eshansh Arora
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
15-01 Broadway; Suite 18
Fair Lawn, NJ
 

Dr. Eshansh Arora's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. His residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Arora's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Arora (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Valley Health System, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

Read more
No Photo
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.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
703 Main Street; Sjrmc - Department of Dentistry
Paterson, NJ
 

Dr. Purnima Hernandez's specialty is pediatric dentistry. Clinical interests for Dr. Hernandez include hypnosis (hypnotherapy). She is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph's Health System, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Dr. Hernandez honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

Read more

Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Hypnosis, Craniofacial Disorders

No Photo
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.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Credentials

Dental School

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.