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We found 7 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze PPO near Pahrump, NV.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1430 E Calvada Boulevard; Ste 300-400
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Erika Smith is a general dentist in Pahrump, NV. Her patients gave her an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Smith 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
1840 E Calvada Boulevard; Suite 14
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Pamela Patten's area of specialization is general dentistry. She 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
1240 E State Street; Suite #107
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Kevin Deuk works as a dentist in Pahrump, NV. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 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.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
921 S Highway 160; Suite 403
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Peter Doan works as a general dentist in Pahrump, NV. 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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Specializes in Dentistry
2340 E Calvada Boulevard; Suite 1
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Tim Nguyen's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Nguyen honors 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
2340 E Calvada Boulevard; 1
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Albert Ruezga practices general dentistry. Dr. Ruezga takes 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
270 Dahlia Street; Suite #4
Pahrump, NV
 

Dr. Joanne Tonnu specializes in general dentistry and practices in Pahrump, NV. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.