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We found 17 dentists who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 near Temple, TX.

Dr. William Curtis Cain, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2027 S 61st Street; Suite 117
Temple, TX
 

Dr. William Cain specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Temple, TX and Georgetown, TX. Before performing his residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Cain attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Cain average 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cain takes.

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Dr. Lance A Read
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Lance Read is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Temple, TX. Dr. Read accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate, Tooth Extractions, Sleep Apnea, Mouth ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeremy David Leland, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2027 S 61st Street; Suite 117
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jeremy Leland is a physician who specializes in general surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leland accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Leland attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Leland is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Philip Wayne Vance Jr.
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Philip Vance practices oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Vance include: Army Commendation Medal; Bronze Star, Operation Iraqi Freedom; and Combat Medial Badge. Dr. Vance is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Kyle Bryan Frazier
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Kyle Frazier is an oral and maxillofacial pathologist and oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Temple, TX. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Frazier is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Sleep Apnea, Dental Implant Surgery

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Specializes in Dentistry
3550 S General Bruce Drive; Suite D103
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Richard Leung's area of specialization is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leung takes.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2534 Blue Meadow Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Richard Fossum works as a general dentist in Temple, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Fossum average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fossum 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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Specializes in Endodontics
1217 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Michael Doughty's area of specialization is endodontics (root canal treatment). 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
5238 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jon Howell's area of specialization is general dentistry. The average patient rating for Dr. Howell is 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
2534 Blue Meadow Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Brooke Elmore's specialty is general dentistry. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5246 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Todd Evans specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
3126 Thornton Lane
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Robert Myers practices general dentistry in Temple, TX. 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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Specializes in Dentistry
1601 Forest Trail
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Henderson's area of specialization is dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Henderson accepts.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
2113 Sw H K Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Benjamin Karren's specialty is pediatric dentistry. He is in-network for 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
4401 S General Bruce Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jimmie Brown is a dentist. Patients gave Dr. Brown an average rating of 4.5 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 General Dentistry
3013 Scott Boulevard
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Manuel Pazmino works as a general dentist in Temple, TX. Dr. Pazmino is in-network 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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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.