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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 is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Dr. Cain performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center.

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

Dr. Lance Read sees patients in Temple, TX. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

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

Dr. Philip Vance's areas of specialization are oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry; he sees patients in Temple, TX. Dr. Vance is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, Humana HMO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Vance include: Army Commendation Medal; Bronze Star, Operation Iraqi Freedom; and Combat Medial Badge. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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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 medical specialist in general surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Leland performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. 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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Kyle Bryan Frazier
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Kyle Frazier works as an oral and maxillofacial pathologist and oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Dr. Frazier is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 specialty is dentistry. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2534 Blue Meadow Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Richard Fossum's specialty is general dentistry. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Michael B Doughty
Specializes in Endodontics
1217 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

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

Dr. Jon Howell is a general dentist in Temple, TX. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 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. Howell takes.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2534 Blue Meadow Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Brooke Elmore's specialty is general dentistry. Dr. Elmore 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 Dentistry
4401 S General Bruce Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jimmie Brown works as a dentist. The average patient rating for Dr. Brown is 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 Pediatric Dentistry
2113 Sw H K Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Benjamin Karren's area of specialization is pediatric dentistry. He takes 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5246 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Todd Evans specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Evans honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3126 Thornton Lane
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Robert Myers' area of specialization is general dentistry. He accepts 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 honors.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3013 Scott Boulevard
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Manuel Pazmino practices general dentistry in Temple, TX. 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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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.