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We found 10 dentists who accept Gold Compass Balanced 500 near Texas City, TX.

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Charles Keener Scruggs
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2501 Palmer Highway; Suite 105
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Charles Scruggs' specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Scruggs has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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 General Dentistry
2501 Palmer Highway; Suite 102
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Richard Lacour works as a general dentist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. 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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Stephen Craig Hale
Specializes in Dentistry
2515 Palmer Highway; Suite B
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Hale works as a dentist. Dr. Hale 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 Pediatric Dentistry
1114 14th Street N
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Melonie Dutton works as a pediatric dentist in Texas City, TX. Dr. Dutton 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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Specializes in General Dentistry
1108 1st Street
La Marque, TX
 

Dr. Charles Harris is a general dentist in La Marque, TX. Dr. Harris's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. 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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William Anthony Chuoke Jr.
Specializes in General Dentistry
1310 34th Street N; Suite A
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. William Chuoke's specialty is general dentistry. He is an in-network provider 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 Pediatric Dentistry, General Dentistry
1012 20th Street North
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Andy Uh is a pediatric dentist and general dentist in Texas City, TX. 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
2434 Cedar Drive
La Marque, TX
 

Dr. Patricia Suarez is a general dentist in La Marque, TX. She 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
1012 20th Street N
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Ira Mulo's specialty is general dentistry. She 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
1012 20th Street N
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Matt Sager is a dentist. Dr. Sager 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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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.