We found 155 dentists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 near University Place, WA.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6050 Tacoma Mall Boulevard; Suite 330
Tocoma, WA
 

Dr. Andrew Wightman specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Tocoma, WA. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
4103 Bridgeport Way W; Suite A
University Place, WA
 

Dr. Gary Shaw practices dentistry in the University Place, WA. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Dentistry
3820 Pacific Avenue; Suite 101
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Nicholas Tanner's area of specialization is dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Gary Lee Grimm Jr.
Specializes in General Dentistry
2727 Hollycroft Street; Suite #470, West Building
Gig Harbor, WA
 

Dr. Gary Grimm specializes in general dentistry and practices in Gig Harbor, WA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his professional training, Dr. Grimm completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Dr. Grimm is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. Dr. Grimm is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
9808 Onyx Drive Sw
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Aldred Williams is a general dentist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
15 Oregon Avenue; 206
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Ilkwan Sohn's specialty is general dentistry. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2520 N Alder Street
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. L. Tuley is a general dentist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tuley takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1202 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Diantha Berg works as a general dentist. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Shradha Bansal
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
311 Martin Luther King Jr
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Shradha Bansal practices pediatric dentistry in Sammamish, WA and Tacoma, WA. She completed her residency training at Howard University Hospital. Her clinical interests include temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), teeth whitening, and tooth abscess. Dr. Bansal takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bansal is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Tooth Abscess, Mouth Problems, Teeth Whitening, Tooth Problems, Mouth Ulcer, Canker Sore, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
1501 Regents Boulevard
Fircrest, WA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Camm specializes in pediatric dentistry. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Tracy R Johnson
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
9101 Bridgeport Way Sw; Building B
Lakewood, WA
 

Dr. Tracy Johnson practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Lakewood, WA and Silverdale, WA. He is professionally affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Johnson is accepting new patients. For his residency, Dr. Johnson trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

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Jon Alexander Martin
Specializes in Dentistry
725 St Helens Avenue
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Jon Martin practices dentistry in Tacoma, WA and Seattle, WA. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4218 S Steele Street; Suite 220
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Robin Jones practices general dentistry. Dr. Jones honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2302 S Union Avenue; Suite A-2
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. David Mugleston works as a general dentist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
2302 S Union Avenue; Suite C27
Tacoma, WA
 

Dr. Trinity Bui's area of specialization is general dentistry. Dr. Bui honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Lisa A Block, MS
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
3519 56th Street Northwest; Suite 140
Gig Harbor, WA
 

Dr. Lisa Block's specialty is pediatric dentistry. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, TRICARE, and more.

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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.