What Type Of Sedation Is Needed For Wisdom Teeth Removal?

When you choose Dr. Gocke of Virginia Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery to remove your wisdom teeth, you can rest assured your procedure will be pain-free! Dr. Gocke prides himself on providing all of his Northern Virginia patients with comfort and safety during every procedure he performs.


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Our Safety Measures to Protect the Health of Our Patients

At Virginia Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery, our team is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for our patients. In order to protect the health of our patients and staff, our office is taking the following precautions: CDC Screening of ALL Patients Prior to Coming into the Practice CDC Screening and Temperature Checks for: All Patients AND Team Members Staggered Appointments to Minimize…


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COVID-19

Dear Valued Patients,   As our communities continue to feel the impact of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), please know that we are closely monitoring the guidelines from the CDC in response. We will continue to take additional steps to keep our patients and staff safe and to prevent the spread of illness across our community. When you come to visit Dr. Gocke and Virginia Oral,…

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Opioid-Free Dental Implants

Opioid-free pain management is an essential aspect of dental implants placement at Virginia Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery. With the growing opioid epidemic not only in Northern Virginia but throughout the United States as a whole, Dr. Gocke knew he could do his part by searching for a pain management solution that would not pose additional risk to his patients. When it comes to controlling…

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Keep Your New Year’s Health Resolutions on Track

The New Year is always an exciting time. It presents us with the possibility of making changes in our life, some small and some big, that can really make a positive impact. For many, New Year’s resolutions involve making changes for the better in regards to their health, such as losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, and regularly seeing their doctor and dentist. Most of…


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Breast Cancer by the Numbers

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our Northern Virginia oral surgery team is sharing a few 2017 breast cancer statistics with our readers. Since 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in the course of her lifetime, it’s crucial to raise awareness in our community. The National Cancer Institute reports that the five-year survival rate is nearly 90% if the disease is detected in…


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Why it’s Wise to Remove Wisdom Teeth Before College

Is your recent high school graduate heading to college this fall? Whether your teen is moving away or planning to attend a local school, it’s vital to set him or her up to succeed – both in school, but also in health matters. If your teenage son or daughter hasn’t had their wisdom teeth removed yet, you may want to consider having them removed now,…


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Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Are You at Risk?

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Are you familiar with this deadly disease? According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), an estimated 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer EVERY YEAR and 9,000 U.S. citizens will die from this horrifying disease. Oral cancer’s mortality rate isn’t because it’s hard to diagnose, but because cancer is discovered late in its development. You can take action to stop this…


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