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We found 184 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 006 near Nesconset, NY.

Dr. William Xavier Schneider, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. William Schneider is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schneider include dental implant surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and trauma. Patient ratings for Dr. Schneider average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schneider takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Schneider trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Schneider is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Schneider's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Mouth Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Trauma

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Dr. Arlene D Rodriguez-Amador, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Arlene Rodriguez specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Centereach, NY, Huntington, NY, and Northport, NY. Dr. Rodriguez attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Her areas of expertise consist of dental implant surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and trauma. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Rodriguez honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Mouth Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Trauma

Dr. Maria A Dourmas-Papazahariou, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
521 Route 111; 2 Suite 103
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Maria Dourmas-Papazahariou works as a general practitioner and oral and maxillofacial surgeon. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, Vytra, and more. She attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Dourmas-Papazahariou (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Greek, and Italian. She is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.

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Dr. Gregory Charles Bohle, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Bohle's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Bohle accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, Blue Choice, and more. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Dr. Martin G Dominger, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
521 Rt.; 111 Suite 103
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Martin Dominger is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Dominger (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Italian. He is affiliated with St. Catherine of Siena Hospital. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and New York Hospital Queens, Dr. Dominger attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Patient reviews placed Dr. Dominger at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Anthony James Casino
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Mark Tree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Anthony Casino practices oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery in Centereach, NY, Huntington, NY, and Stony Brook, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Casino include dental implant surgery, trauma, and mouth (oral) problems. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Casino is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Choice. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Mouth Problems, Trauma

Derik Everett Stucker
Specializes in Dentistry
1869 Brentwood Road
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Derik Stucker's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Stucker is professionally affiliated with Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
400 Townline Road; Suite 135
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Lynn Pierri is an oral surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Pierri average 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Pierri completed a residency program at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Kristin Leis practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Stony Brook, NY. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She trained at Montefiore Medical Center for her residency.

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Thomas P Arcati
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Marktree Road
Centereach, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Arcati is an oral surgeon in Huntington, NY and Centereach, NY. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arcati honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, TRICARE, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Arcati is affiliated with Huntington Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Alvin W Heller, MD
Specializes in Periodontics
2233 Nesconset Highway
Lake Grove, NY
 

Dr. Alvin Heller is a medical specialist in periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Heller's areas of clinical interest consist of dental implant surgery and mouth (oral) problems. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Heller welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Mouth Problems, Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Goldberg is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and NuHealth. He trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Goldberg average 5.0 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. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Goldberg's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Periodontics
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Steven Bear is a periodontist. Dr. Bear is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for his residency.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
319 E Main Street; Suite 2
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Robinson specializes in general dentistry and practices in Smithtown, NY. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
470 Patchogue Holbrook Road
Holbrook, NY
 

Dr. Loan Mao specializes in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Mao accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Norman Mitchell Rubin
Specializes in Dentistry
23 Route 111
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Norman Rubin's area of specialization is dentistry. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rubin 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.