We found 5 oral surgeons who accept United Healthcare POS near Exton, PA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
119 E Uwchlan Avenue; Suite 101
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Louis Manna's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep apnea and snoring. Dr. Manna is affiliated with Main Line Health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Manna is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Manna completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY).

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Clinical interests: Sleep Problems, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Trauma

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Endodontics
665 Exton Cmns
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Samuel Kratchman's specialties are oral and maxillofacial surgery and endodontics (root canal treatment). He practices in Exton, PA. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Kratchman is closed to new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
25 Dowlin Forge Road
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Peter Famiglio practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Famiglio at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Endodontics
665 Exton Cmns
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Lee is an oral surgeon and endodontist. Dr. Lee honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
797 E Lancaster Avenue; Suite 15
Downingtown, PA
 

Dr. Blendi Babameto practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Babameto accepts.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.