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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1930 Sr 59; #e
Kent, OH
 

Dr. Michael Powers works as an oral and maxillofacial pathologist and oral surgeon in Kent, OH. Patient reviews placed Dr. Powers at an average of 4.0 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
250 S Chestnut Street; Suite 30
Ravenna, OH
 

Dr. Andrew Cook specializes in general dentistry and practices in Ravenna, OH. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Dentistry
938 East Main Street
Ravenna, OH
 

Dr. Larry Trombka specializes in dentistry. Dr. Trombka's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.

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Specializes in Dentistry
4222 State Route 43
Kent, OH
 

Dr. James Rotilie practices dentistry. Dr. Rotilie 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 Dentistry
5960 Horning Road; Suite 200
Kent, OH
 

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1691 E Main Street
Kent, OH
 

Dr. Terence Then practices general dentistry. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Then 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 General Dentistry
6693 N Chestnut Street; Suite 131-a
Ravenna, OH
 

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Specializes in Dentistry
330 N Chestnut Street
Ravenna, OH
 

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Specializes in General Dentistry
250 S Chestnut Street; Suite 30
Ravenna, OH
 

Dr. David Rosenberg specializes in general dentistry. 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
250 S Chestnut Street
Ravenna, OH
 

Dr. John Brooke specializes in general dentistry. Dr. Brooke is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
209 Lawrence Street
Ravenna, OH
 

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Specializes in Dentistry
250 S Chestnut Street; Suite 30
Ravenna, OH
 

Dr. Elif Aksoylu's area of specialization is dentistry. She 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
250 S Chestnut Street; Suite 30
Ravenna, OH
 

Dr. Sandon Wiedemann specializes in general dentistry and practices in Ravenna, OH. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wiedemann honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
309 E Main Street
Ravenna, OH
 

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Specializes in Dentistry
946 E Main Street
Ravenna, OH
 

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
1930 State Route 59; Suite E
Kent, OH
 

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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.