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We found 37 dentists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage near Charleston, WV.

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Dr. Leonard Franklin Allen IV, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1215 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Leonard Allen's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Allen is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry HSA.

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Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
415 Morris Street; Suite 309
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. James Henderson's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Henderson studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
830 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 302
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Bruce Horswell is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Horswell is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include craniofacial surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical interests: Craniofacial Surgery

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Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery, Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
415 Morris Street; #309
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. David Wise is a head and neck surgeon and oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
1217 Virginia Street E
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Lawrence Kalaskey's area of specialization is orthodontics (braces). Dr. Kalaskey is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
1200 Quarrier Street; Suite 1
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Michelle Paterno's specialty is general dentistry. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
3200 Maccorkle Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Thomas Conklin practices general dentistry. Dr. Conklin 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1215 Virginia Street E
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Jack Krajekian specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Dentistry
4844 Maccorkle Avenue Sw
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Samuel King works as a general dentist in Charleston, WV. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. King takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Ernest N Pennington
Specializes in General Dentistry
111 Brooks Street
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Ernest Pennington's area of specialization is general dentistry. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Endodontics
112 Morris Street
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Lora Ford practices endodontics (root canal treatment). Dr. Ford accepts 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
3814 Maccorkle Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. John Dixon is a general dentist in Charleston, WV. Patients rated Dr. Dixon highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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
420 Virginia Street W
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. John Moore specializes in general dentistry. He is in-network 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
3814 Maccorkle Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Jonathan Abraham's area of specialization is general dentistry. He 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
3414 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Angela Armstead works as a general dentist. She 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 Dentistry
331 Laidley Street; Suite 405
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. John Haley specializes in 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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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.