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We found 6 orthodontists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 015 near West Chester, PA.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
1246 W Chester Pike; Suite 306
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Richard Tanzilli specializes in orthodontics (braces). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
38 1/2 W. Lancaster Avenue
Downingtown, PA
 

Dr. John Pardini works as an orthodontist. On average, patients gave Dr. Pardini a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes 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 Orthodontics
132 John Robert Thomas Drive
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Leiss' specialty is orthodontics (braces). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 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. Leiss accepts.

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Glenn A Burkland
Specializes in Orthodontics
440 E Marshall Street; Suite 301
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Glenn Burkland works as an orthodontist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 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. Dr. Burkland is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Christine D Ferrell
Specializes in Orthodontics
440 E. Marshall Street; Suite 301
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Christine Ferrell is an orthodontist. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Ferrell is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Larry C Smedley
Specializes in Orthodontics
797 E Lancaster Avenue; Suite 4
Downingtown, PA
 

Dr. Larry Smedley is an orthodontist in Downingtown, PA. He accepts 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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What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the specialty concerned with moving and adjusting the teeth within the mouth in order to enhance their appearance and improve their function. Orthodontists are dentists with additional training, which allows them to straighten teeth and align jaws in order to give their patients a healthier bite.

When teeth are crooked or don’t bite together well it can lead to social embarrassment as well as serious health problems. Poor jaw alignment can strain the muscles that move the mouth, leading to jaw pain and headaches. Crooked teeth are significantly harder to clean effectively, leading to an increased risk for gum disease and tooth decay. In addition, teeth that are seriously out of place can lead to difficulty speaking or eating.

To move the teeth within the jawbone, orthodontists use dental appliances to put pressure on the teeth. Some are fixed in place; others are removable. Examples of appliances include:

  • Braces, made of metal, ceramic, or plastic
  • Components that enhance braces, such as archwires, elastics, or headgear
  • Clear aligners, or invisible customized trays that fit over the teeth
  • Retainers to prevent teeth from shifting out of their new position

Whether you have overcrowded teeth, a misaligned bite, an overbite, or some other alignment issue, an orthodontist can help you have a healthy and beautiful smile.