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We found 8 oral surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Burke, VA.

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Dr. Snehal Raman Patel, MD
Specializes in Other, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6120 Brandon Avenue; 301
Springfield, VA
 

Dr. Snehal Patel is an oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at Columbia University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Patel average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Filipino, Telephone Interpretation, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Potomac Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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J Daniel Labriola
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7611 Little River Turnpike; Suite #101-e
Annandale, VA
 

Dr. J. Labriola works as an oral surgeon. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Patient ratings for Dr. Labriola average 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5206 Lyngate Court
Burke, VA
 

Dr. Adrian Patterson is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Patterson is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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David J Cantor
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7611 Little River Turnpike; Suite #101-e
Annandale, VA
 

Dr. David Cantor specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cantor accepts.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6225 Brandon Avenue; 185
Springfield, VA
 

Dr. J. Gutmann's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gutmann takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
52060 Lyngate Court
Burke, VA
 

Dr. Peter Smith is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Fairfax, VA and Burke, VA. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5206 Lyngate Court
Burke, VA
 

Dr. Stuart Graves specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Burke, VA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Graves is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
9328 Castle Hill Road
Springfield, VA
 

Dr. Phuong Nguyen's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.