We found 383 dentists near Highland Heights, OH.

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Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 

Dr. Joel Salon's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital. Dr. Salon's education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He 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
5825 Landerbrook Drive; Suite 223
Mayfield Hts, OH
 

Dr. William Nemeth specializes in dentistry. In his practice, he is particularly interested in dental procedures. Patients gave Dr. Nemeth an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He trained at MetroHealth Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Nemeth is professionally affiliated with MetroHealth.

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Clinical interests: Dental Procedures

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
4699 Hamann Parkway
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Lisa Richards practices pediatric dentistry. Dr. Richards is affiliated with West Hospital and Lake Health. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Stanley A Hirsch
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
6365 Longridge Road
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Stanley Hirsch specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology. In his practice, Dr. Hirsch focuses on head and neck cancer. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for his residency. Dr. Hirsch's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University Hospitals (UH) and Cleveland VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Head and Neck Cancer

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Specializes in General Dentistry
5875 Landerbrook Drive; Suite 250
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Charles Zasso practices general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Zasso average 3.5 stars out of 5. He 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 Orthodontics
13855 Superior Road; Suite 2601
Cleveland Hghts, OH
 

Dr. William Dingus' specialty is orthodontics (braces). Clinical interests for Dr. Dingus include dentofacial orthopedics. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Specializes in Dentistry
1008 Rushleigh Road
Cleveland Heights, OH
 

Dr. Kyle Clark specializes in dentistry and practices in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Clark honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Eric Scott Lawrence
Specializes in Orthodontics
1413 Golden Gate Boulevard; Suite 120
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Eric Lawrence specializes in orthodontics (braces) and practices in Mayfield, OH and Mayfield Heights, OH. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patient ratings for Dr. Lawrence average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland VA Medical Center.

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Christopher Dean Schulten
Specializes in Orthodontics
5875 Landerbrook Drive; Suite 250
Mayfield Hts, OH
 

Dr. Christopher Schulten's specialty is orthodontics (braces). Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Gary Everard Warner
Specializes in Dentistry
3877 Montevista Road
Cleveland Heights, OH
 

Dr. Gary Warner's specialty is dentistry. Dr. Warner's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
20620 N Park Boulevard; Suite 220
Shaker Heights, OH
 

Dr. Robert Schneider's specialty is general dentistry. Patients gave Dr. Schneider an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Dentistry
6028 Mayfield Road; Suite 8
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Konstantin Pavolotsky's area of specialization is dentistry. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5825 Landerbrook Drive; #125
Mayfield Hts, OH
 

Dr. Eric Fried practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Mayfield Heights, OH and #125, OH. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Fried takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Fried is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital.

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Specializes in Endodontics
26300 Euclid Avenue; #620
Euclid, OH
 

Dr. Michael Uhrich's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Lance T Vernon, MPH
Specializes in General Dentistry
2995 Essex Road
Cleveland Heights, OH
 

Dr. Lance Vernon is a general dentist in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Vernon is affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH). For his professional training, Dr. Vernon completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

Mandana Mozayeni Mozayeni-Azar
Specializes in Orthodontics
3189 Lander Road
Pepper Pike, OH
 

Dr. Mandana Mozayeni-Azar is an orthodontist in Pepper Pike, OH and Chardon, OH. Dr. Mozayeni-Azar has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as 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.