Oral Pathology in Northern Virginia

Like other areas of the body, the soft tissues and bones of the mid-face, lower jaw and mouth may be the site of development of cysts, benign and malignant tumors, and other pathologic processes.

Our team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons can provide biopsy, definitive treatment and counseling relating to these conditions. A consultation appointment will be scheduled, at which we will conduct an examination and take any necessary X-rays before any surgery is scheduled. Most biopsies are done in the office, but any extensive surgical procedures may be scheduled at a local hospital, usually on an outpatient basis. Biopsies are generally sent to a qualified oral pathologist for microscopic examination.

What is oral pathology?

Oral pathology is the treatment of cysts and tumors in the mouth, lower jaw or face.

What’s involved with getting a biopsy?

A biopsy involves the removal or a piece of the suspicious tissue, which is then sent to a laboratory for a microscopic examination that will accurately diagnose the problem.

Oral Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Our oral surgeons are trained to diagnose and treat oral disease, including oral cancer. More than 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer each year, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. Early detection saves lives.

Our oral surgeons can assess abnormal growths in the mouth, including lumps or thickenings, and perform biopsies to determine the cause. The first step is to get an oral cancer screening at our offices in Annandale, Manassas, and Woodbridge.

Three Convenient Locations to Serve You

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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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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I was overall impressed by the friendliness and professionalism of the staff from reception all through checkout. I was seen by Dr. Haron, he was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions and provided me with several options. He was very straight forward in regards to what each option will offer and the chances of success. I highly recommend NVOMSA.

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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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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

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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 recently got my wisdom teeth extracted at this office and Dr. Hugh Zadeh did an excellent job. Quick and easy precedure and the recovery was much easier than expected with no swelling and almost no pain.

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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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Excellent service. Dr. Haron is an experienced professional to trust with my dental health. Offer staff were nice and friendly. Thank you

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Dr. Jackson takes the time to get to know her patients before the surgical procedure starts. She thoroughly explained the steps of the procedure. She addressed every concern and answered all my questions before the procedure started. She is AWESOME!!

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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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Dental procedure went well. I am very pleased with how I was treated by the staff.

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My experience at the Norther Virginia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates in Annandale was awesome. The staff were incredibly friendly and professional. The facility was well-organized and clean. Everyone was well-informed and answered my questions. I was really put to ease during the entire process.

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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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