Anesthesia in Northern Virginia

Dr. LaBriola, Dr. Haron, Dr. Jackson, and Dr. Zadeh have each received extensive training and have years of experience in a wide variety of anesthetic techniques designed to make your surgical experience both safe and comfortable. Patients in good health may select techniques ranging from nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. Patients having more complex procedures, such as multiple extractions or removal of impacted teeth, frequently prefer intravenous sedation and/or general anesthesia. Patients will be continuously monitored using the latest equipment, and our doctors are trained in basic and advanced life support. Patients requesting sedation/general anesthesia may not eat or drink for six hours prior to their appointment, and will need an escort present in the office to drive them home. When scheduling your appointment, please notify us of any medical problems or medications being used so that we can determine whether sedation/general anesthesia can be utilized.

What is local anesthetic?

An injection into the gum surrounding the tooth that numbs the surgical area, much like a routine anesthetic your dentist gives before a filling.

What is nitrous oxide-oxygen?

Sometimes referred to as “laughing gas,” this is designed to relax you for the procedure.

What is sedation?

For increased relaxation, you may be given a sedative (either in pill form or by IV).

What is general anesthesia?

In this approach, you are put to sleep completely during your surgical procedure. After a recovery period in our dedicated recovery area, you may go home. We require that an escort be present in the office to drive you home.

Will I need to take time off from work?

In most cases, it is necessary for patients to take off the day following surgery to recover. You should also avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours. Depending on the type of anesthetic used, you may be unable to drive for a period of time (12 hours for intravenous sedation and for 24 hours for general anesthetic).

Which offices offer anesthesia during oral surgery?

Anesthesia for oral surgery is offered at all three of our offices: Annandale, Manassas, and Woodbridge.

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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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My first visit was great! Everyone was really nice and welcoming. They made me feel very comfortable.

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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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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.

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Great customer service. Doctor was very informative and made procedure as painless as possible. Staff is very welcoming

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Went here for a second consult on my sons wisdom teeth removal. The staff at the front desk was very friendly and welcoming. Dr. Zadeh was very friendly and informative. After our consult visit I decided to go with this practice. The day of the surgery went very smooth. This practice is very organized and everyone worked together as a unified team to ensure that from start to finish there were no…

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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 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 after the p…

Kassy M.

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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…

Maria S.

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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.

Robert J.

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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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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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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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Very thorough, and understanding of my concerns. Thanks!

Tim T.

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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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It was the best experience. The workers were very friendly and made me feel comfortable.

Gertiude O.

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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.

Meshala M.

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Unfortunately we had to be seen for an emergency situation. Dr. Haron was very thorough with informing us of what was to be expected. He was spot on with what happened and what he told us to expect. His calm, gentle demeanor was quite settling for us.

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By far the best experience I have had. My procedure was quick and I was in and out. Everyone was very nice and helped ease my nerves. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Dr. Zadeh is the best!

Nakeecha W.

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Awesome people! I had my reservations based on some yelp reviews [mostly concerning other issues other than the procedure itself]. So I went in with an open mind not really concerning myself with anything else other than getting my four wisdom tooth extracted. I came out pleasantly surprised at how professional and cautious the staff were. I was able to walk to my car unaided, did prescription run…

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I received excellent treatment. I would highly recommend this oral surgeon.

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