Dr. Shaun Rai, DMD

Dr. Shaun Rai, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
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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

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

11  Conditions Treated

  • Broken 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

12  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Implant
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • General Anesthesia
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • IV Sedation
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Physical Examination
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Shaun Rai, DMD
Dr. Rai and his staff were amazing! They have a great “bedside” manner along with compassion.
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Megan in Virginia Beach, VA – Sep 07, 2018
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My whole experience was wonderful! The staff & Dr. Rai were very kind, gentle, & had everything prepared for my post OP care. I highly recommend them to friends, family, & work associates.
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Tommie Scott in Virginia Beach , VA – Aug 14, 2018
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Could not have been a better experience!! Dr. Rai and his staff made me feel so comfortable and at home with what could easily be a very stressful process and procedure. A five star rating doesn't even do them justice for how I truly feel they did!
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Brooks Sinnen in Virginia Beach, VA – Aug 11, 2018
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I had a short-term need to have a tooth extracted and a bone graft accomplished in preps for a future implant. The staff was excellent in getting me in to see Dr Rai in only three days, and then Dr Rai was excellent in providing a consult and the surgery in the same afternoon. His explanations of...Read More
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Greg Sanford in Virginia Beach, VA – Jul 16, 2018
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My son had all four wisdom teeth extracted, they explained everything to me very clearly. He had no issues, everything went smoothly. Everyone in the office was professional and polite. I would recommend Dr. Rai to anyone.
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Rose in Virginia Beach, VA – Jun 20, 2018
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