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We found 8 oral surgeons who accept United Healthcare Gold POS near Harleysville, PA.

Richard P Deasy
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Salford Square; 672-a Main Street
Harleysville, PA
 

Dr. Richard Deasy specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Deasy is professionally affiliated with Abington Health. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for his residency. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Deasy's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
672 Main Street; A First Floor
Harleysville, PA
 

Dr. Stuart Fredd specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Fredd takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Abington Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Salford Square; 672-a Main Street
Harleysville, PA
 

Dr. Roger Spampata is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist in Lansdale, PA, Erdenheim, PA, and Horsham, PA. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spampata honors. He is professionally affiliated with Abington Health. Dr. Spampata is accepting new patients.

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James L Tamaroff
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
66 N. Main Street
Sellersville, PA
 

Dr. James Tamaroff is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. The average patient rating for Dr. Tamaroff is 2.5 stars out of 5. He 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Salford Square; 672-a Main Street
Harleysville, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Perrie specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Perrie is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Abington Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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David W Cunning
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
66 N. Main Street
Sellersville, PA
 

Dr. David Cunning works as an oral surgeon. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. 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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Dr. Edwin W Slade Jr., JD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
66 N. Main Street
Sellersville, PA
 

Dr. Edwin Slade is an oral surgeon. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for his residency. He is in-network for 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
100 W Main Street; Suite 200
Lansdale, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Sheeran's specialties are oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He practices in Collegeville, PA, Lansdale, PA, and Norristown, PA. He is affiliated with Abington Health. Dr. Sheeran is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.