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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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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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’m afraid of all doctors but this was the best experience I’ve ever had. Everyone was extremely nice, with a warm inviting atmosphere. Their manager, Kelly was patient with all of my questions and helped me without hesitation. If I hear of someone needing surgery, this is who I’d recommend.

Jon M.

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We love Dr.LaBriola he was so gentle with my daughter when she had her wisdom teeth out. Both of my daughter’s friends went to him too and they said the same thing

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Very pleasant and helpful people. The doctor that did my daughters surgery explained everything. Has a great bedside manner. Just want to thank them for all they do. I pray many blessings over you all.

Connie D.

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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…

Zufan H.

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The staff there is amazing at the Annandale location. I was getting my wisdom teeth removed (2 before but just did all 4) and I was so nervous about it. Everyone is nice and helped me calmed down. Very surprised that it felt really quick :)

Sharie B.

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I had all 4 wisdom teeth removed yesterday by Dr. Zadeh. I was very nervous because this was my first surgery ever. All of the staff was was great and explained every step including the sedation process and aftercare instructions. Before I took any medication, my pain was a 3/4 out of 10. This was a very positive experience and I highly recommend this practice.

Deandras W.

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Courteous, explain options in detail

Susan L.

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The staff made me feel comfortable, cause I was scared & don’t like needles.

Tamara L.

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Excellent service at a reasonable price. I had to have surgery right away, and they got me inside, got the surgery for much less than I expected to be charged and had an issue later when I got home. The Doctor called me herself, and followed up with me two more times to make sure everything was okay. There was very little pain and the swelling went down when they said it would, I highly recommend…

James M.

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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…

Bendu F.

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The doctor was very nice and very concern about me.

Rose C.

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It was an excellent experience. The staff was very helpful and cooperative. The doctor was very knowledgeable and kind. The doctor explained all the procedures and the steps plus his personal recommendations as if he was me, the patient.

Aly S.

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

Anonymous

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Very friendly and professional staff. Did an excellent job with a tooth extraction I needed.

Michael S.

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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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Excellent surgeon, dental assistant and front desk staff. Thank you! *Revised review 6/27/17*

Pamela M.

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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…

Zufan H.

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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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