Dr. Shaun Rai, DMD

Dr. Shaun Rai, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Shaun Rai, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 1996 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery, sedation dentistry, and more.Read his story

933 First Colonial Rd Ste 205

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • 8 More

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Dentofacial Anomalies
more than 12% of peers

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Dr. Rai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rai "Dr. Shaun Rai is an experienced board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Prior to moving to Virginia Beach in 2004, Shaun B. Rai, DMD practiced as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for four years in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. He graduated from Trinity College in Connecticut and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. He completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC in 2000. This prestigious and demanding residency program provided Dr. Rai with exceptional training in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Shaun B. Rai, DMD is a diplomate of both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and is a member of numerous local and national medical and dental societies. He maintains a busy office-based practice as well and he also has privileges as an attending surgeon at Sentara Leigh Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Dr. Shaun B. Rai has devoted his professional career to all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with an emphasis on dental implantcases, bone grafting surgery, surgical management of impacted teeth, and delivery of the highest quality sedation and anesthesia services in a warm and compassionate manner. To keep informed of the latest developments in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Rai has always exceeded the continuing education requirements of the state of Virginia. Dr. Shaun B. Rai has always felt that communication with patients and their dentists is of utmost importance and is necessary for a successful outcome and is very honored to have been voted one of the “Top Dentists” in the Hampton Roads area by his peers in Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2013. Dr. Rai is committed to humanitarian efforts and volunteers his time and expertise as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in service to those less fortunate at the Park Place Dental Clinic in Norfolk, VA, and through the Virginia Dental Association Mission of Mercy programs. Shaun B. Rai, DMD is known for his warm personal demeanor and a passion for the details of oral surgery. He enjoys the unique combination of dentistry, medicine, and highly specialized surgery of the mouth, face, and jaws that make up the day to day life of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. When Dr. Rai is not caring for patients, he enjoys personal fitness and spending time with his wife and two young sons."


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3  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

12  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Dental Injury
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Orofacial Pain
  • TMJ
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

19  Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • General Anesthesia
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Jaw Tracking
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment

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.


  • Trinity College Hartford, Ct
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rai to family and friends
50 total reviews (26 have comments)

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Dr. Rai's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Dr Rai is awesome!!! I would recommend him for all your dental needs. In fact I just recommended him to a coworker and friend for dental implants.
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The staff are all friendly and welcoming putting your mind at ease. Staff are knowledgeable and able to answer all your questions. Dr. Rai is a true master of his craft. The bulk of time I spent in his office was waiting for the numbing agents to take effect. The doctor was kind, cool, and...more
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I would totally recommend Dr Rai to my friends n family! Staffs are friendly. Questions are answered thoroughly! Satisfied with the treatment from consultation until after the surgery!
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I would recommend this surgeon to my family and friends. I recently had oral surgery and didn't d not feel any pain afterwards. This dentist is very safe to go to. The staff workers are very courteous and they even give you ice cream after the surgery. I felt no pain at all!!
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I am a 70 year old woman who had a horrible experience with a dentist at 17 years old and have feared dentists since. My teeth got so diseased, I needed to have all my teeth surgically extracted. I shared my experience with Dr Rai and assistant Jessica and I was comforted by their compassion and...more
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