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.

Drs. LaBriola and Zadeh 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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This letter is to follow-up with you sharing my experience before and after regarding being diagnosed at your office with Arthritis and describing pain in my jaw, ear, and neck pain etc. In the course of about a year, I went to urgent care, ear and throat specialists, twice to a dentist, two times to a primary care provider, had a sleep apnea test, hearing test and finally coming to your practice.…

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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!

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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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Well first off I have a fear of Dentistry. But the staff at Northern Virginia oral maxillofacial surgery put that completely at ease. This was the first and only time that I had dental work done without any fear or any pain. The front end staff is top notch..(Wendy & Gloria)..every question from procedures to payment was handled extremely well….I cant thank everyone enough..

Robert D.

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Dr Jackson is great. My experience was great

James C.

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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!

Anonymous

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

Pamela M.

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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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Dr. Zadeh and his implant team did an excellent job with my two implants. They all worked to put me at ease which made the procedure stress free. Thank you very much!

Shelley G.

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

Antonio M.

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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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Dr Haron is very professional He and the staff took very good care of me. Dr went out of his way to make sure I was taken care of and not in any pain.

Catherine L.

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The surgeon and nurses were great. Very helpful in making the right decision and the after care was outstanding.

Brian R.

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The doctor was very nice and very concern about me.

Rose C.

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

Pamela M.

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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.

Te-von H.

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