Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Specialists in Corrective Jaw Procedures

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We understand that jaw conditions, facial deformities, TMD, sleep apnea, and chronic pain can be debilitating. As specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery, we are driven to help our patients achieve optimal outcomes and reclaim their quality of life. During every step of the treatment process, our goal is to make sure that our patients and their loved ones feel comfortable and at ease during every visit to our practice. That’s why we work hard to minimize wait times, provide clear and open communication, and respond to questions and concerns with respect and understanding.


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Meet the Team

Reza Movahed, DMD, FACS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Pat McBride, PhD

Treatment Director

Leah Jenkins


Sarah Holdener, Esq

Director of Operations
General Counsel

Gabriele Daniel


Mallory Downing, RN

Registered Nurse

Leslie Nickerson

Claims Specialist

Amanda Ricehouse

Surgical Coordinator

Rachel Schoelch, NP

Nurse Practitioner/Surgical Assistant


Dr. Movahed’s research ability, and commitment to advancing his field, translates to better patient care. Click on his articles to learn more.


We understand the importance of your comfort when you’re coming to our office from a distance. Here are some resources to help with travel.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) is a VERY convenient and reliable hub if you are visiting us from out-of-town. The drive time from the airport to our office can vary depending on traffic conditions and time of day, but it typically takes around 20-30 minutes. The airport is well-connected to major highways and public transportation, making it easy to get to your hotel or our office. There are also plenty of taxis and ride-sharing services available.

St. Louis is a great city to visit with its iconic Gateway Arch, lively neighborhoods, diverse food scene, and family-friendly amenities.  Here are some hotel suggestions within 30 minutes to our office and the hospitals:

  1. Hampton Inn St. Louis-Chesterfield: This mid-range hotel offers clean and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. It’s located just 10 minutes away from the address and close to several restaurants and shops. Hampton Inn St. Louis-Chesterfield
  2. Residence Inn St. Louis Chesterfield: This all-suite hotel offers spacious accommodations with full kitchens, free Wi-Fi, and a complimentary breakfast. It’s located just 20 minutes away from the address and close to several business parks and restaurants. Residence Inn St. Louis Chesterfield
  3. Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis Chesterfield: This upscale hotel features modern rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, and a hot tub. It’s located just 15 minutes away from the address and close to several shopping and dining options. Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis Chesterfield 
  4. The Chase Park Plaza: This historic and iconic hotel features elegant and spacious rooms and suites with modern amenities, such as flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and luxurious bedding. The hotel also has several dining options, a fitness center, a rooftop pool, a movie theater, and a spa. Its central location and stunning architecture make it a popular choice for visitors to St. Louis. The Chase Park Plaza 
  5. The Westin St. Louis: This upscale hotel offers contemporary rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and an indoor pool. The hotel also has several on-site dining options. The Westin St. Louis
What To Expect
We understand that traveling for dental or medical care can be a daunting experience. We strive to make your visit as comfortable as possible and offer assistance in finding local accommodations and transportation. Our team is committed to providing quality care for our out-of-town patients, so you can focus on your treatment while you’re here.

Q: How do I schedule an appointment with Dr. Movahed?

A: You can schedule an appointment by calling our office at (314) 878-6725 or filling out the online appointment request form on our website.

Q: Where can I stay near your office?

A: There are several hotels within a 15-30 minute drive of our office, ranging from budget-friendly options to upscale hotels. Click the accommodations tab to see our recommendations.

Q: Is there parking available at your office?

A: Yes, there is ample parking available in the lot outside our building.

Q: Do you offer transportation services for out-of-town patients?

A: We do not offer transportation services, but we can provide recommendations for local taxi or ride-sharing services.

Q: What should I bring to my appointment?

A: Please bring a photo ID, your insurance card (if applicable), and any relevant medical records or X-rays.

Q: How early should I arrive for my appointment?

A: We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to allow for check-in and any necessary paperwork.

Q: Can I bring a companion with me to my appointment?

A: Yes, you are welcome to bring a companion with you to your appointment.

Q: What should I do if I experience a dental emergency while I’m in town?

A: Please contact our office immediately, and we will do our best to schedule you for an emergency appointment.

Q: Are there any special instructions I need to follow before my appointment?

A: We will provide you with any necessary instructions or preparations when you schedule your appointment.

Q: How can I access my medical records after my appointment?

A: You can request a copy of your medical records by contacting our office.


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