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We found 185 dentists who accept Bronze Compass HSA 5500 near Mckees Rocks, PA.

Dr. Mark Wilson Ochs, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 Terrace Street; Suite 3189
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Mark Ochs' medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ochs's education and training includes medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1350 Locust Street; Suite 401, Upmc Mercy Professional Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Pituch is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Jefferson Hills, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Clairton, PA. Dr. Pituch's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Pituch speaks Polish. He is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Mercy, and UPMC Presbyterian.

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Dr. Peter N Demas, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Va Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive Division; University Drive C
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Peter Demas practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. His clinical interests include cosmetic surgery. His professional affiliations include UPMC Presbyterian and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS). Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Demas attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Bernard Costello's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Costello attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

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Dr. William L Chung, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3459 5th Avenue; 202 South
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. William Chung is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. Dr. Chung is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Korean. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Braun practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Braun is professionally affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Braun's training includes a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Orthodontics
1079 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. James Tinnemeyer practices orthodontics (braces). He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
355 Fifth Avenue; Suite 1520 Park Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Kathryn Duncan-Friedman works as a general dentist. Dr. Duncan-Friedman is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Pamela Ann Brennan-Clarke
Specializes in Dentistry
27 Beaver Grade Road
Mc Kees Rocks, PA
 

Dr. Pamela Clarke is a dentist. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Clarke 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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Dr. Richard E Bauer III, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 Terrace Street; Suite G-32
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Richard Bauer's medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Bauer's professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
125 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Litsa Zotis specializes in general dentistry and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. She 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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Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5458 Steubenville Pike; Robinson Professional Building
Robinson, PA
 

Dr. Michael Kail works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Kail is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Dr. Kail is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His training includes a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Dentistry
605 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Mara Biancucci practices dentistry. She is an in-network provider 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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Specializes in Dentistry
757 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Tuyen Pham specializes in dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pham honors.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
3501 Terrace Street; Suite G-133
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Joanne Prasad specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology. She 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
745 E Warrington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Alexander Sax's specialty is general dentistry. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sax takes.

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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.