We found 8 periodontists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 020 near Houston, TX.

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Omar W Hakki, MS
Specializes in Periodontics
5616 Lawndale Boulevard; A 204
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Omar Hakki's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Hakki 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. He is professionally affiliated with Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility.

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Dr. Anna M Munne, MD, MS
Specializes in Periodontics
4817 Main Street; 200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Anna Munne is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in periodontics (gum disease). She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Munne is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Periodontics
3100 Richmond Avenue; Suite 509
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Dennison's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dennison accepts.

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Specializes in Periodontics
6516 M D Anderson Boulevard; Suite #310
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sridhar Eswaran works as a periodontist. Dr. Eswaran 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 Periodontics
7500 Cambridge Street; Room 6427
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Kuan-Te Ho practices periodontics (gum disease). Dr. Ho 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 Periodontics
4400 Post Oak Parkway; Suite 1190
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amanda Echeverria's specialty is periodontics (gum disease). She 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 Periodontics
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 1512
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lauren Brownfield works as a periodontist in Houston, TX. She is in-network 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 Periodontics
7500 Cambridge Street; Suite 6479
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Chang specializes in periodontics (gum disease) and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Chang takes 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 Periodontics?

Periodontics is a dental specialty that provides care for gums and the bone that surrounds teeth. Periodontists treat gum disease, place dental implants, and treat wounds or inflammation inside the mouth.

The most common condition managed by periodontists is gum disease. Gum disease happens when plaque and bacteria build up on teeth and reach below the gumline, causing inflammation and damaging gum tissue. The body’s own immune response to gum infection may also grow severe enough to damage gums and teeth. Mild gum disease (or gingivitis) may not have any symptoms. However, if the infection is allowed to build, symptoms such as pain, bleeding, bad breath, and tooth loss may occur. Dentists can usually diagnose and treat mild gum disease. In severe cases or those with medical complications, a periodontist is more appropriate for managing the infection.

A partial list of the treatments and procedures that a periodontist may perform includes:

  • Root scaling and planing, or cleaning the lower surface of the tooth
  • Debridement, or removal of diseased gum tissue
  • Laser treatments to remove plaque and gum tissue
  • Surgery, including gum grafting or bone grafting
  • Placement of dental implants, including single teeth, crowns, and bridges
  • Maintenance and removal of dental implants

When gum infection threatens your oral health, a periodontist works to heal your gums and save your teeth.

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