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We found over 500 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver near Maspeth, NY.

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)

Mendel I Markowitz
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
42 Broadway; 1515
New York, NY
 

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.

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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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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9qq
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Turner is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in New York, NY and Suite 5b, NY. Dr. Turner (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include Hackensack University Medical Center and Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Turner studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Turner honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Aetna Medicare.

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Alex Michael Greenberg
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
18 East 48th Street; Suite 1702
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 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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Yatin Khanna
Specializes in Prosthodontics
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Yatin Khanna's area of specialization is prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Khanna completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). In addition to English, Dr. Khanna (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with JFK Medical Center.

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Judd W Garson Sr.
Specializes in General Dentistry
23 Bond Street
Brooklyn, 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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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
217 Park Row; Suite 4-b
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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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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Specializes in Orthodontics
24 Washington Square N
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Arvystas' area of specialization is orthodontics (braces). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Arvystas honors. His training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Dr. Antonio L Del Valle, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
45 W 54th Street; #1e
New York, NY
 

Dr. Antonio Delvalle's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Delvalle is professionally affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Jersey City Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Delvalle (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Russian.

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Jalal Fatehi
Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
42 Broadway; 1515
New York, NY
 

Patient reviews placed Dr. Jalal Fatehi at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Fatehi is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His training includes residency programs at Columbia University Medical Center and Woodhull Medical Center.

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Mairaj K Ahmed, MS
Specializes in Orthodontics
1468 Madison Avenue; Annenberg Building, 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mairaj Ahmed practices orthodontics (braces). His residency was performed at Lancaster General Hospital, the University of Rochester Medical Center, and Montefiore Medical 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. Ahmed welcomes new patients.

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Barry Lawrence Jacobson
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
135-14 Jewel Avenue
Kew Garden Hills, NY
 

Dr. Barry Jacobson specializes in pediatric dentistry and practices in Flushing, NY and Kew Garden Hills, NY. For his professional training, Dr. Jacobson completed a residency program at Maimonides Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Jacobson average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He welcomes new patients.

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Ruben Cohen
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
970 Park Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ruben Cohen works as an oral surgeon in New York, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cohen is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his professional training, Dr. Cohen completed residency programs at Allegheny General Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. His distinctions include: Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service American Dental Association; Research Fellowship Award Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation; and Leadership Award New York State Dental Association. Dr. Cohen (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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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.