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We found 7 dentists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Lenoir City, TN.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
550 Town Creek Road E; Suite 101
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. Katherine Malone specializes in pediatric dentistry and practices in Knoxville, TN and Lenoir City, TN. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee.

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Specializes in Dentistry
603 Hwy 321 N.
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. Charles McCary works as a dentist in Lenoir City, TN. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
603 Highway 321 N, Unit 20 Building 4; Lenoir City Prof. Park
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. Kevin Gross is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Lenoir City, TN. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
200 A Street
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. Ronald Hendricks is a general dentist. Dr. Hendricks's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
603 Highway 321 N, Unit 20 Building 4; Lenoir City Prof. Park
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. Paul Gross' specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gross 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 General Dentistry
1101 East Broadway
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. David Jones' area of specialization is general dentistry. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Dentistry
875 Highway 321 N; Suite 200
Lenoir City, TN
 

Dr. Jeffery Beeler practices dentistry in Lenoir City, TN. Dr. Beeler accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.