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We found 89 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Dickson City, PA.

Kenneth Gordon Miller
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
233 Northern Boulevard; Suite 5
Clarks Summit, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Miller works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Clarks Summit, PA. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger Community Medical Center. For his residency, Dr. Miller trained at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center and Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Miller honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
243 Linden Street
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Solfanelli works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Solfanelli (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Solfanelli is affiliated with Geisinger Community Medical Center. He trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for his residency. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for 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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Joyce A Perih, MS
Specializes in Orthodontics
321 Spruce Street; Bank Towers, Suite 901
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Joyce Perih is an orthodontist in Scranton, PA. She accepts 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
1030 Green Ridge Street
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Gerard Genco is a general dentist in Scranton, PA. Dr. Genco accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Periodontics
241 Main Street; Suite 203
Dickson City, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Zale's area of specialization is periodontics (gum disease). He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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 General Dentistry
803 S Main Avenue
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. John Coolican's area of specialization is general dentistry. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 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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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
426 Mulberry Street; Suite 202
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Michael Fedele works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentofacial Institute - Spring Hill - Scranton; 32 Seven Hill Drive
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Michael Hashemian's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Hashemian has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueDental, Blue Choice, and more. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Hashemian's hospital/clinic affiliations include Bayfront Health Brooksville and Bayfront Health Spring Hill.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
401 Adams Avenue; Suite 100
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Kotchick works as an oral surgeon in Scranton, PA and Wilkes Barre, PA. Dr. Kotchick is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.

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Albert A Hazzouri, MS
Specializes in General Dentistry
600 Lackawanna Avenue
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Albert Hazzouri works as a general dentist in Scranton, PA. Dr. Hazzouri is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1516 Scranton Carbondale Highway; 346
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Shruthi Bannenahally's specialty is general dentistry. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Bannenahally accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Corey B Chmil
Specializes in Dentistry
600 Lackawanna Avenue; 3rd Floor
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Corey Chmil's specialty is dentistry. Dr. Chmil has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1439 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Howard Wimmer is a general dentist in Scranton, PA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wimmer 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.

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Susan Tina Thomas
Specializes in General Dentistry
600 Lackawanna Avenue; Station Center
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Susan Thomas' specialty is general dentistry. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Thomas honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
116 N State Street
Clarks Summit, PA
 

Dr. Charles Dennis is a general dentist. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
696 Scranton Carbondale Highway
Eynon, PA
 

Dr. Jason Hanyon's area of specialization is general dentistry. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hanyon takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.