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We found 60 dentists who accept United Healthcare Platinum POS near Wilkes Barre, PA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1073 Oak Street
Pittston, PA
 

Dr. Deep Shah works as a pediatric dentist in Pittston, PA. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He is affiliated with Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He trained at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for residency. He honors 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 Orthodontics
8 W Market Street; Suite 1150
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Brian Miller practices orthodontics (braces). He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Miller accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Specializes in Prosthodontics
87 E Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. John Andrews practices prosthodontics (tooth repair and replacement). Dr. Andrews honors 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 Orthodontics
101 S Main Street
Mountain Top, PA
 

Dr. Walter Novelli's specialty is orthodontics (braces). He accepts 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 Dentistry
172 United Penn Plaza
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Carr practices dentistry in Kingston, PA. He is affiliated with Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Charles Mark Carpenter
Specializes in Dentistry
1086 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Charles Carpenter's area of specialization is dentistry. Dr. Carpenter is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, TRICARE, and more.

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Stephen Mark Lawrence
Specializes in General Dentistry
1500 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Lawrence is a general dentist in Forty Fort, PA and Kingston, PA. The average patient rating for Dr. Lawrence is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
900 Schechter Drive
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Katherine Poepperling is a pediatric dentist in Wilkes Barre, PA. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Poepperling honors.

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Specializes in Dentistry
27 N Mountain Boulevard
Mountaintop, PA
 

Dr. John Dougherty's area of specialization is dentistry. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
1111 E End Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Manzo's area of specialization is dentistry. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.

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Anthony J Polit
Specializes in Dentistry
20 East End Centre
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Anthony Polit practices dentistry. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
375 Pierce Street
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Loren Grossman's specialty is dentistry. Patient reviews placed Dr. Grossman at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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 Endodontics
550 Third Avenue; Suite 2
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Robert Lesniak specializes in endodontics (root canal treatment) and practices in Kingston, PA. He honors 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 Endodontics
676 Rear Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Pranav Vohra's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vohra accepts 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 works as a general dentist. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Mastrini honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
369 S Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Steven Bonomo practices general dentistry in Wilkes Barre, PA. 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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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.