Child-centered, Convenient, Outpatient Surgery Center in Northern VA

Virginia, Oral, Facial and Implant Surgery wants to update everyone on Dr. Gocke’s recent privileges to operate in the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) of Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV)! The ASC is a joint venture between the Children’s National and INOVA Children’s Hospitals. This means better access and ease of scheduling with your Northern Virginia area oral surgeon in a child-centered facility for pediatric patients......
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VSOMS 2016 Annual Meeting

On the weekend of February 20-21, 2016, the Virginia Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (http://www.vsoms.org) met for their 2016 Annual Meeting in Richmond, VA.  Our very own oral surgeon in Northern Virginia M. Tim Gocke, DDS, who is President-Elect of VSOMS, presented an award at this meeting to the outgoing president James Solomon, DDS. The award is in recognition of great leadership and service as the President of......
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Could You Be Suffering from TMJ Disorder?

Are you experiencing jaw pain, difficulty chewing, and/or clicking and locking of your jaw? If so then you may have a TMJ disorder. TMJ, also known as Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, is an extremely common disorder, which affects over 10 million Americans with around 3 million being diagnosed each year. Your temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your lower jawbone, called the mandible, to the......
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Is Sleep Taking Your Breath Away?

Do you feel fatigue throughout the day? Do you wake suddenly in your sleep? If you answered yes you may have a medical condition know as, Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea is a common medical condition and it affects more than 18 million Americans. Sleep Apnea is when an individual involuntarily stops breathing during sleep, which makes sleeping uncomfortable and difficult. Although there are certain risk......
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