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We found over 500 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Ridgefield, NJ.

Dr. Mario Tuchman, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
30 Central Park South; Suite 5-c
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mario Tuchman's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. These areas are among Dr. Tuchman's clinical interests: tooth extractions, bone grafting, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Tuchman attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Tuchman speaks Spanish. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Tooth Extractions, Tooth Abscess, Fracture Reduction, Bone Grafting, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
800a Fifth Avenue; Suite 101
New York, NY
 

Dr. James Sunwoo is a New York, NY physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Sunwoo average 4.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Sunwoo's practice, he is particularly interested in cosmetic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC).

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery

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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 specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general dentistry. Dr. Philipone's areas of expertise include oral cancer. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, and more. For her residency, Dr. Philipone trained at Long Island College Hospital. Dr. Philipone has received the following distinction: Edward J Zegarelli Teaching Award recipient, Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Oral Cancer, Mouth Problems

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

Dr. James Su practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in New York, NY and Riverdale, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Su accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Su (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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Dmitry Stillman
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
634 Anderson Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ
 

Dr. Dmitry Stillman practices pediatric dentistry in Cliffside Park, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Stillman's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Alex Michael Greenberg
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
30 E 60th Street; Suite 1504
New York, NY
 

Dr. Alex Greenberg's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Greenberg (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. He is especially interested in dental implant surgery and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Dr. Greenberg's residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Greenberg has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Delta Dental, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate, Surgical Procedures, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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

Dr. Matthew Clark is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. Dr. Clark's clinical interests encompass dental surgery. His professional affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, Dr. Clark completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Clark (or staff) speaks Spanish and German.

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Clinical interests: Dental Surgery, Dental Procedures, Maxillofacial Surgery

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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.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Jaw Surgery

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Specializes in Periodontics
133 E 58th Street; Suite 410
New York, NY
 

Dr. Cynthia Gomez specializes in periodontics (gum disease). Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gomez is professionally affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System.

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Judd W Garson Sr.
Specializes in General Dentistry
4405 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Dr. Judd Garson's area of specialization is general dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garson takes. He is open to new patients.

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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.

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Steven Michael Moss
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
920 Main Street; Suite 1
Hackensack, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Moss practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Moss accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for residency. He is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include tooth extractions, bone grafting, and oral surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Lee is 5.0 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. Lee's training includes residency programs at Lenox Hill Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center.

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

Herbert Daniel Benkel
Specializes in Endodontics
2033 Center Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ
 

Dr. Herbert Benkel works as an endodontist in River Edge, NJ and Fort Lee, NJ. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Benkel honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Dr. Mark Stein, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
800a 5th Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mark Stein practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Stein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jason Diamond, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
920 Main Street; Suite 1
Hackensack, NJ
 

Dr. Jason Diamond practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Diamond is rated highly by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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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.