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

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Specializes in Orthodontics
8 W Market Street; Suite 1150
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Brian Miller works as an orthodontist. The average patient rating for Dr. Miller is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Prosthodontics
87 E Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. John Andrews works as a prosthodontist. 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 Orthodontics
101 S Main Street
Mountain Top, PA
 

Dr. Walter Novelli specializes in orthodontics (braces). 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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Stephen Mark Lawrence
Specializes in General Dentistry
1500 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Lawrence's area of specialization is general dentistry. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes 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 Dentistry
172 United Penn Plaza
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Carr's area of specialization is dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Carr is affiliated with Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

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

Dr. Anthony Polit specializes in dentistry. Dr. Polit has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more.

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

Dr. Charles Carpenter's specialty is dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Loren James Grossman
Specializes in Dentistry
375 Pierce Street
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Loren Grossman practices dentistry. Dr. Grossman's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts 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 Pediatric Dentistry
900 Schechter Drive
Wilkes Barre, PA
 

Dr. Katherine Poepperling's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. Dr. Poepperling honors 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
27 N Mountain Boulevard
Mountaintop, PA
 

Dr. John Dougherty practices dentistry. He accepts 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 specialty is dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Manzo is affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Endodontics
676 Rear Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Pranav Vohra works as an endodontist in Kingston, PA. On average, patients gave Dr. Vohra a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
672 N River Street; Suite 209
Plains, PA
 

Dr. Louis Mastrini practices general dentistry in Plains, PA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Endodontics
550 Third Avenue; Suite 2
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Robert Lesniak practices endodontics (root canal treatment). Dr. Lesniak honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Endodontics
500 3rd Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Paul Mancia practices endodontics (root canal treatment). He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mancia honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
395 N Maple Avenue
Kingston, PA
 

Dr. Allen Woods' area of specialization is general dentistry. He is an in-network provider 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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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.