We found 6 oral surgeons who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near North Little Rock, AR.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
average rating 1.5 stars (1 rating)
3001 Jfk Boulevard
North Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Robert Jolly's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is especially interested in root canals and gingivitis. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Jolly is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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Clinical interests: Root Canals, Gingivitis

Dr. Joshua L. Leal D.D.S.
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
300 E 3rd Street; 1107
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Joshua Leal practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Benton, AR and Little Rock, AR. He has indicated that his clinical interests include maxillofacial (jaw and face) surgery. Dr. Leal is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. 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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Clinical interests: Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1 Childrens Way; #653
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. John Jones is a physician who specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. 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. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Dr. Robert D. Keene DDS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
average rating 3.25 stars (2 ratings)
3001 Jfk Boulevard
North Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Robert Keene practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in North Little Rock, AR. These areas are among his clinical interests: cleft lip and palate, jaw reconstruction, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Dr. Keene is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He 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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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Tooth Extractions, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Gregory Elimon DMD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
average rating 5 stars (2 ratings)
2504 Mccain Boulevard; Suite 202
North Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Richard Elimon is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in North Little Rock, AR. Dr. Elimon's clinical interests include cleft lip and palate, jaw reconstruction, and dental implant surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Tooth Extractions, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
2504 Mccain Boulevard; Suite 202
North Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. John Johnson is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and general dentist. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson takes.

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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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