Dr. Damon Watson, DDS

Dr. Damon Watson, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Damon Watson, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Midlothian, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University of Michigan / School of Dentistry in 2001 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

Virginia Oral and Facial Surgery

6031 Harbour Park Dr

Midlothian, VA 23112
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dentofacial Anomalies
more than 61% of peers
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Watson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "D. Omar Watson, D.D.S.,M.D., F.A.C.S., was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After college, Dr. Watson attended University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He was the first student to receive the Ida Gray Award for encouraging multicultural ideals within the dental school. After graduating from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, he was blessed to pursue his aspiration to be an oral surgeon. He was accepted in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Detroit Receiving Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center. The program was very demanding, but Dr. Watson was able to complete the program while also obtaining a Medical Doctorate degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine and finishing an internship in General Surgery. Dr. Watson works out of our Brandermill and Southside offices in Midlothian. Dr. Watson is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, Dr. Watson is a member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine (RAM). Furthermore, as a board member for the Virginia Dental Association Foundation (VDAF), he often participates in Mission of Mercy projects. Dr. Watson has been named “Top Doctor” for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in both Richmond Magazine in 2013, 2015, 2016 and Virginia Living magazine in 2016. Dr. Watson has also received first place for the “Bedside Manner Award” for Our Health Magazine in 2015 & 2016. When not at work, Dr. Watson balances his life by spending time with his wife and two beautiful children. He also has developed a love for running, loves good music, travel, sports, time with family/friends, and church activities. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "It is our distinct pleasure to welcome you to our practice. Our doctors and staff are committed to Excellence in Oral / Maxillofacial and Cosmetic Facial Surgery and we work very hard to make your surgical experience as pleasurable as possible.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Dr. Niamtu, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Keeney, Dr. Harris, Dr. Metzger, Dr. Dymon, Dr. Wlodawsky, Dr. Watson or Dr. Agnihotri manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.

Each surgeon practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery to corrective jaw surgery and wisdom tooth removal. Our surgeons also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of dental implant procedures.

The surgical staff is trained in assisting with I.V. sedation within our state of the art office settings. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. All surgical staff are ACLS, BLS and PALS certified. "


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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Loss


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Root Canal
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Western Michigan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Michigan / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Detroit Receiving Hospital/Detroit Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Watson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
based on 127 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (127)

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Dr. Watson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in North Chesterfield, VA
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in Chester, VA
We had a great experience with Dr. Watson. He was very nice and professional. My son really liked him as well. The staff were very friendly, and the office was very clean. WE will definitely recommend this office to others!
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Thank you for your kind words, Joy! We are so pleased to hear you and your son had a great experience with us. Hope you have a wonderful day!

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in Nort Chesterfield, VA
Dr. Watson took my wisdom teeth in 2013 and anyone I've known that needs oral surgery I have referred them to him. My husband just recently had oral surgery by Dr Watson and was just as pleased as I was. He is amazing, kind and a personable doctor. Oral surgery can be scary but Dr. Watson makes...more
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Thank you for your kind words, Laura! We are pleased you had yet another great experience with us. Hope you have a wonderful day!

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in Midlothian, VA
Smart and competent... Dr. Watson did a wonderful job with me. My general dentist referred me due to my rare brittle bone disorder and a need for an extraction. I was very impressed that Watson had experience with my disorder. He treated me very well. He was kind, patient, explaining every step to...more
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Thank you for your kind words, LaParisienne! We are so pleased you had a great experience with us and that we were able to help you feel better. Hope you have a wonderful day!

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in Chesterfield , VA
Where do I begin, Dr. Watson was so great with my 73 years old mother. He made her feel comfortable which took away her anxiety of having a total extraction. He was very patient and kind. I would recommend him to anyone needing oral surgery.
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Thank you for the kind words, Michelle! We're happy to hear you had a great experience with us.

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