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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4328 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Michael Kahn's specialties are pediatric dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He practices in Monroeville, PA, Tarentum, PA, and Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Kahn is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His training includes a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4328 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Eric Smiga practices pediatric dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside. Dr. Smiga takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for his residency.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1326 Freeport Road; Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. James Edmonds' specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Edmonds average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Edmonds trained at Allegheny General Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
1376 Freeport Road; Suite 1b
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Bradley Smith specializes in orthodontics (braces) and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith takes.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4055 Monroeville Boulevard; Suite 315
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. William Iovino is an oral surgeon. Dr. Iovino has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. For his professional training, Dr. Iovino completed a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition to English, he speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Periodontics
B 94; Salk Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Pouran Famili is a periodontist in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Famili accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS).

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Karessa Amalia Kuntz
Specializes in Dentistry
100 James Place; Suite 1
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Karessa Kuntz specializes in dentistry and practices in Monroeville, PA. She 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
131 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Chester Chorazy specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
202 Penn Plaza
Turtle Creek, PA
 

Dr. Ernest Meharra works as a dentist in Turtle Creek, PA. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Carl Medgaus
Specializes in General Dentistry
2550 Mosside Boulevard; Suite 317
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Carl Medgaus is a general dentist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Medgaus at an average of 5.0 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. Medgaus honors.

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Specializes in Dentistry
11625 Penn Hills Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Gary Oppenheim specializes in dentistry and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Oppenheim 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 General Dentistry
2804 Golden Mile Highway
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Terry Stepnick's area of specialization is general dentistry. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 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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Thomas Allen Dias
Specializes in General Dentistry
537 Greensburg Avenue
East Mc Keesport, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Dias' area of specialization is general dentistry. On average, patients gave Dr. Dias a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. 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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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
3845 Northern Pike; Suite 2
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Aaron Valasek specializes in pediatric dentistry. 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.

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Nelson V Berardinelli
Specializes in Dentistry
4154 Old William Penn Highway
Murrysville, PA
 

Dr. Nelson Berardinelli works as a dentist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 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. Berardinelli accepts.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
5290 Logan Ferry Road; Suite D
Murrysville, PA
 

Dr. Robert Mortimer is an orthodontist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mortimer honors.

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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.