We found 7 oral surgeons who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Mequon, WI.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10535 N Port Washington Road; Suite 102
Mequon, WI
 

Dr. Peter Wagner is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wagner is professionally affiliated with Aurora St. Luke's South Shore, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10535 N Port Washington Road; Suite 102
Mequon, WI
 

Dr. Alan Kimmel is an oral surgeon. Dr. Kimmel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora St. Luke's South Shore, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. His training includes a residency program at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10535 N Port Washington Road; Suite 102
Mequon, WI
 

Dr. Mark Kortebein is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Mequon, WI and Waukesha, WI. For his residency, Dr. Kortebein trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kortebein honors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora St. Luke's South Shore, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10521 N Port Washington Road
Meguon, WI
 

Dr. John Miller specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Meguon, WI. Patients rated Dr. Miller highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts 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
10535 N Port Washington Road; Suite 102
Mequon, WI
 

Dr. Sheppard Mollick practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Mollick honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
101 Falls Road; Suite 500
Grafton, WI
 

Dr. William Erbes is an oral surgeon. 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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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10602 N Port Washington Road; Suite 101
Mequon, WI
 

Dr. Adam Miller specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.
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