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We found 9 oral surgeons who accept United Healthcare EPO near Fort Worth, TX.

Dr. Fayette Creed Williams, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1625 Saint Louis Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Fayette Williams is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Williams attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Williams is affiliated with Cook Children's.

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Diana B Lois
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
900 Jerome Street; Suite 140
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Diana Lois' specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. She accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more. For her residency, Dr. Lois trained at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Cook Children's. Dr. Lois is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1625 Saint Louis Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Herman Kao is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Cook Children's. Dr. Kao honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
900 Jerome Street; Suite 140
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Eduardo Humes practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Fort Worth, TX and Granbury, TX. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Humes honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Humes is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Cook Children's.

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Phil Joe Kim
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2246 Jacksboro Highway; Suite 112
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Phil Kim specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Plano, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim honors. He trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Kim speaks Korean. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4421 Oak Park Lane; Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Max Neill practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Fort Worth, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Neill's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Cook Children's, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Neill completed a residency program at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1625 Saint Louis Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. John Stella is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Stella average 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stella's residency was performed at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He is affiliated with Cook Children's.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
900 Jerome Street; Suite 140
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Robert Peak works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Fort Worth, TX. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Cook Children's. He takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Peak's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1625 Saint Louis Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michael Warner works as an oral surgeon. Dr. Warner is affiliated with Cook Children's. 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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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.