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We found 76 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 006 near Pittston, PA.

Edmund Ying-Peng Wun
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
675 Baltimore Drive
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Edmund Wun's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry HSA, and more. Dr. Wun's residency was performed at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Surgery, Oral Cancer, Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

John A Costello
Specializes in General Dentistry
457 North Main Street; Suite 100
Pittston, PA
 

Dr. John Costello's specialty is general dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Costello is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Geisinger Community Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
803 S Main Avenue
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. John Coolican practices general dentistry in Scranton, PA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average 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 Prosthodontics
87 E Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. John Andrews works as a prosthodontist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1111 East End Boulevard
Wilkes-barre, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Kotchick's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Kotchick is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry HSA, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Dentistry
34 South Main Street
Pittston, PA
 

Dr. Denis Jacques specializes in dentistry and practices in Pittston, PA. Dr. Jacques takes 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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Stephen Mark Lawrence
Specializes in General Dentistry
1500 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Lawrence's area of specialization is general dentistry. Patient ratings for Dr. Lawrence average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Anthony J Polit
Specializes in Dentistry
457 North Main Street; Suite 100
Pittston, PA
 

Dr. Anthony Polit's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Polit's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Charles Mark Carpenter
Specializes in Dentistry
1086 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, PA
 

Dr. Charles Carpenter works as a dentist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
517 Pierce Street; Pierce Plaza Suite 5
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Frank Berman practices general dentistry in Kingston, PA. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 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 General Dentistry
1086 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, PA
 

Dr. Charles Carpenter specializes in general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Viant, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
571 N Main Street
Plains, PA
 

Dr. Henry Zielinski's area of specialization is general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
375 Pierce Street
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Loren Grossman specializes in dentistry and practices in Kingston, PA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Grossman honors 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
2611 Pittston Avenue
Scranton, PA
 

Dr. Richard Brazon's area of specialization is general dentistry. He honors 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 Dentistry
1111 E End Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Manzo's specialty is dentistry. Dr. Manzo is affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
672 N River Street; Suite 209
Plains, PA
 

Dr. Louis Mastrini is a general dentist. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Mastrini takes 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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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.