Sleep Apnea Solutions

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition that affects many individuals throughout the United States. It is a very common issue that can cause a series of health risks and severely reduce the quality of life for people suffering from this condition. Patients in the Northern Virginia area can receive specialized treatment with multiple solutions to sleep apnea through Virginia Oral, Facial, and Implant Surgery. However,…


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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma, or PRP, has made news as a favorite of professional athletes for accelerating the post-game healing process. For patients seeking surgery in Northern Virginia at Virginia Oral, Facial, and Implant surgery, platelet rich plasma treatments can harbor a multitude of benefits. Patients may wonder, however, what PRP is? Human blood is comprised of a number of different parts. The most common parts…


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Oral Pathology

Oral pathology, simply put, refers to any type of sickness or malignancy within the mouth. The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin called “mucosa.” This skin is smooth and coral pink in color, and it is very important in the identification and treatment of every type of oral pathology. Northern Virginia patients who experience or notice any alteration…


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Exparel®: The Non-narcotic Pain Management System

Pain is a constant concern for every patient, and that fear can sometimes cause patients to forego necessary treatment for fear of the suffering they’ll have to endure. For this, doctors have created many ways to mitigate pain, and that has evolved over the years from simple solutions such as alcohol and wood to bite down on, to medical grade narcotics that can deaden the…


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Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

Dental prosthetic surgery is a very common procedure. Patients with misaligned teeth, facial trauma, or chronic mouth issues might have teeth that are not repairable with normal dental procedures. For these patients, dental implants are the way to restore the vital aesthetics of a full smile. However, the mouth is not often prepared to receive new teeth. So, dentists and periodontists will perform treatment known…


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Facial Trauma Restoration

Physical trauma is a horrible thing for anyone to endure, and recovery is almost never a clean or easy process. Not only does trauma and physical disfiguration affect a person’s ability to live their life in functional ways, but the aesthetics that are lost can severely damage the social and professional life of many people. Worse though than bodily harm and trauma is trauma and…


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Impacted Teeth & Extractions

To be in need of a tooth extraction is a VERY painful way of living. Thanks to their advanced training in IV and local anesthesia, our oral surgeons can perform tooth extractions and tooth eruption procedures completely without pain. Our methods can even locally numb the area for three days so you can recover faster and be more comfortable. Some teeth are extracted because they…


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Pediatric Oral Surgery

As a father of three young children, Dr. Gocke knows children require special attention and care when it comes to their oral healthcare. As parents ourselves, we understand how worrisome it is to have your child undergo any surgery. We assure you our medical staff and hospital-like operating rooms are up-to-par with the most advanced health institutions. We thoroughly explain every procedure to you, the parent,…


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Gum Contouring

Get your smile back with gum contouring and add that final touch for a well-balanced, beautiful, and healthy smile. Add an Aesthetic Touch to Your Smile Is your smile feeling unbalanced? Whether you have a “gummy” smile or your teeth appear longer than normal, Dr. Gocke can enhance your smile with periodontal cosmetic surgery services, such as crown lengthening, gum grafting, and gum contouring, in his…


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Sedation Dentistry (Oral Surgery Anesthesia )

At Virginia Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery, patient comfort and safety are of paramount importance. We support both through an array of options for anesthesia. Our highly-trained and experienced team works with patients to choose an approach based on their procedure, needs, and preferences. Unlike doctors who rely on sedation dentistry — which tends to use inexact oral medication for patient comfort — Dr. Gocke is…


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