We found 6 oral surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Leesburg, VA.

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Dr. Suketu Indubhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
44115 Woodridge Parkway; Suite 200
Leesburg, VA
 

Dr. Suketu Patel is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC), Dr. Patel attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: cleft lip and palate repair and jaw surgery. Dr. Patel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel has received the distinction of Board Certified, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. He is affiliated with Inova Loudoun Hospital, Landsdowne Campus.

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Clinical interests: Jaw Problems, Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, Jaw Surgery

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
19440 Golf Vista Plaza; Suite 130
Leesburg, VA
 

Dr. Craig Vigliante is a specialist in plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Leesburg, VA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vigliante accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Brian Byung Chang
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1503 Dodona Terrace; Suite 105
Leesburg, VA
 

Dr. Brian Chang's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
19441 Golf Vista Plaza; Suite 130
Lansdowne, VA
 

Dr. Anh Pham's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Pham is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
19441 Golf Vista Plaza; Suite 130
Lansdowne, VA
 

Dr. Barry Maharaj's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Maharaj average 4.0 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
19440 Golf Vista Plaza
Lansdowne, VA
 

Dr. Pedram Yaghmai practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Lansdowne, VA. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.
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