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We found over 500 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 014 near Tenafly, NJ.

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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Richard Alan Kraut
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
111 East 210th Street; Centennial Building
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

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2600 Netherland Avenue; #109
Riverdale, 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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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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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
920 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ
 

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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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
270 Spring Valley Road
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Defalco practices oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Defalco is rated highly by his patients. In his practice, he is particularly interested in cleft lip and palate and jaw surgery. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Health System. Dr. Defalco takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His training includes a residency program at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Jaw Surgery

Herbert Daniel Benkel
Specializes in Endodontics
80 Grand Avenue
River Edge, NJ
 

Dr. Herbert Benkel practices endodontics (root canal treatment) in River Edge, NJ and Fort Lee, NJ. Dr. Benkel's training includes a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. On average, patients gave him a rating 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
3332 Rochambeau Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Michael Arvystas' area of specialization is orthodontics (braces). For his professional training, Dr. Arvystas completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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

Dr. Steven Moss specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Hackensack, NJ and Westwood, NJ. Dr. Moss trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for his residency. 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. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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

Dr. Jason Diamond specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Diamond graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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

Dr. Judd Garson practices general dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Garson welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Vincent Peter Novelli, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
920 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ
 

Dr. Vincent Novelli is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Novelli completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He accepts 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
949 Spring Valley Road
Maywood, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Costello's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with Valley Health System. He trained at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Costello average 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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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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.