Traumatic Facial Injuries in Northern Virginia

Traumatic injuries run the gamut from minor lacerations and injuries to the teeth to complex fractures of the jaw and facial bones. The most serious injuries are usually seen in emergency rooms and treated in local hospitals. However, simple jaw fractures and injuries involving damage to the teeth and soft tissues of the mouth and adjacent lip structures may be treated in our oral surgery offices in Annandale, Manassas, and Woodbridge. Prompt suturing of lip lacerations will help ensure a more “cosmetic” result.

In injuries in which teeth have been displaced or knocked out, prompt treatment is of the essence. If possible, rinse the tooth and replace it in the socket. Alternatively, place the tooth or teeth in salt water or milk. The tooth or teeth will need to be repositioned and splinted in place as soon as possible. Contact us or your personal dentist immediately for prompt treatment of these injuries.

What types of injuries are there?

Maxillofacial trauma spans a wide range of injuries, from soft tissue injuries which affect the gums and skin, to bone injuries and injuries to special regions such as the eyes, nerves, or salivary glands.

What should I do if I lose a tooth?

If your tooth is knocked out, you should not wipe it off. This may remove remnants of the ligament that is necessary for the success of replanting the tooth. Instead, place the tooth in milk or salt water and see a dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible.

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We have three locations in the Northern Virginia area including Annandale, Manassas and Woodbridge. To find an office near you, click the link below.

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Referred here after my first dentist wasn’t comfortable taking out my lower wisdoms. They fit me in the schedule same day and before I knew it, I was done and recovering.

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Dr. Jackson was extremely professional, patient, informative as well as friendly and enjoyable. She explained everything in great detail before my procedure. My personal dentist, Dr. Jones, recommended her. I knew if Dr. Jones recommended her she had to be great. My procedure was exactly as she explained. Her assistant Rosemary was also wonderful. I highly recommend Dr. Jackson to anyone reading t…

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I had a wonderful experience. Before the surgery I was very nervous but the surgeon and dental hygienist made me feel a little more comfortable for the procedure.

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The staff was very nice and helpful at each step of the way. Dr. Labriola is terrific, just as I remembered him.

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I am very glad that I was recommended to this OMFS dental office for my wisdom teeth extractions. I had made the decision early that morning that I would opt out of sedation, so I was very nervous going in. The staff eased my nerves tremendously by educating me about the procedure and letting me know that it was only going to take 20-30 minutes –and they were right. Now it’s 2 days aft…

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I have been a patient for many years. Whenever I have needed a tooth removed I have gone to them. My experience has been pain free during the procedure and very little pain or swelling after. I would highly recommend the doctors at Northern Virginia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates.

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I was referred to NVOMSA by our family dentist, and I have t say I was very impressed with Dr. Zadeh and his staff. My son had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted and had a great experience. The procedure took about 1/2 and hour and my son is recovering very well, miniaml swelling. Overall and excellent experience. They did a great job with my son’s wisdom teeth extractions.

Jason K.

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Oh wow I’m so happy that I went there to extract my tooth.as soon as the dentist start he was done I was so surprised.my detist refer me there because I have high blood pressure he said that he didn’t want to risk taking the tooth out because it’s possible I will have complications.I’m very happy that I went there.I don’t remember the dentist name but he was wonderful…

Shermaine F.

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Dr. Zadeh is not only a very qualified oral surgeon, he is a very warm and easy to communicate with kind of person. I had a lower canine that had been root-canaled some time ago and ended up having a painful infection. He took out my infected tooth like he pulled out a needle from a butter, not feeling any pain at all. He then placed an imediate implant. He is very efficient in using his time and…

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Dr. Zadeh is not only a very qualified oral surgeon, he is a very warm and easy to communicate with kind of person. I had a lower canine that had been root-canaled some time ago and ended up having a painful infection. He took out my infected tooth like he pulled out a needle from a butter, not feeling any pain at all. He then placed an imediate implant. He is very efficient in using his time and…

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I visited the Woodbridge office to have my wisdom teeth extracted. The experience was wonderful. The staff and Dr. Zadeh were professional and kind and did an excellent job. I would highly recommend them.

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Great staff. Dr. Jackson was also great. Very professional but personable and answered all my questions with patience.

Melissa K.

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Everyone friendly, helpful, knowledgeable , professional . No problem with scheduling. Had extraction with no ensuing pain, swelling or discoloration. Dr LaBriola was my dental surgeon, EXCELLENT!

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I had an abscess beneath my right back molar. The pain was unbearable. I was referred by a friend to NOVA Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates by a friend. I couldn’t have been happier about my treatment, procedure and outcome. I am now pain-free. I was very impressed with the staff and service. In fact, I am about to schedule another appointment with them to install an implant for t…

Rob M.

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Everyone friendly, helpful, knowledgeable , professional . No problem with scheduling. Had extraction with no ensuing pain, swelling or discoloration.

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It is my first time in this place I was treated with a professional the girls who are at the front all very kindly make it feel like at home very friendly nurses and doctors

Marta H.

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Had my wisdom teeth extracted yesterday and opted out of sedation. Needless to say, I was a bit nervous. But after 25 minutes I was checking out and felt great. I couldn’t talk much, but the entire process was fast and efficient. Now 24 hours later, I’m thinking I would be perfectly fine to go back to work tomorrow morning! I am very appreciative that I was recommended to this OMFS off…

Kassandra M.

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Had not had a tooth pulled in about 50 years so really could not remember what to expect. Things went pretty smoothly I’m pleased to report. Was sorry to hear that BC/BS stopped covering tooth extractions in 2015! Glad to have the infected tooth out of my mouth…appreciate being taken by your practice on short notice.

Barbara B.

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Everyone in the office was very friendly and informative. Dr. Zadeh is a wonderful oral surgeon. He puts you at ease and explains everything very well. My recovery went exceedingly well, which was a testament to his expertise.

Anthony W.

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