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We found 251 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO near Amherst, NY.

Dr. Chad Laurent Beatty, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Chad Beatty practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Tonawanda, NY, Rochester, NY, and Buffalo, NY. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Beatty's professional affiliations include Eastern Niagara Hospital Lockport Division and VA Western New York Healthcare System. Dr. Beatty's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Richard Everett Hall, MD, PhD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
112 Squire Hall; 3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Richard Hall works as an oral surgeon. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Hall performed his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Sign Language. He is affiliated with Degraff Memorial Hospital, VA Western New York Healthcare System, and Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital.

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Dr. Samuel Goodloe III, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1321 Millersport Highway; Suite 201
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Samuel Goodloe specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Williamsville, NY. He is affiliated with Kaleida Health. Dr. Goodloe takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
7500 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Kristin Adair's specialty is pediatric dentistry. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adair include dental surgery. Dr. Adair is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center (Syracuse). Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Adair is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Dental Surgery

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Specializes in Dentistry
5590 Main Street
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Walter Zimdahl, who practices in Williamsville, NY, is a medical specialist in dentistry. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Zimdahl is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Dr. Sanil Balkrishna Nigalye, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6622 Main Street; Suite 4
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Sanil Nigalye specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Nigalye has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Delta Dental, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He is professionally affiliated with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3435 Main Street; 119 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. John Campbell's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Amy Thatcher Stone
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1800 Maple Road; Suite 200
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Amy Nagai practices pediatric dentistry in Williamsville, NY and Buffalo, NY. She is affiliated with Kaleida Health. Dr. Nagai's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Meelin Dian Chin Kit-Wells
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1800 Maple Road; Suite 200
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Meelin Chin Kit-Wells works as a pediatric dentist. Dr. Chin Kit-Wells honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. She is affiliated with Kaleida Health.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1740 Walden Avenue; Suite 100
Cheektowaga, NY
 

Dr. Robert Bates practices dentistry. Dr. Bates honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Suketu N Patel
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1800 Maple Road; Suite 200
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Suketu Patel practices pediatric dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Kaleida Health.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
360 Greenhaven Terrace
Tonawanda, NY
 

Dr. Tiberiu Sfintescu's specialty is general dentistry. Dr. Sfintescu honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Helen Ibrahim's specialty is general dentistry. She takes 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
6480 Main Street; Suite 6
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Diane Cirasunda-Slawinowski specializes in dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cirasunda-Slawinowski accepts.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2430 N Forest Road; Suite 200
Getzville, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Callan's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Huron O Hill Ii II
Specializes in Dentistry
2000 Eggert Road
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Huron Hill is a dentist in Williamsville, NY and Buffalo, NY. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Hill is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, 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.