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Marjon B. Jahromi

My vision is to provide safe office-based anesthesia services in the comfort of your dentist’s office. I believe the best medical care is one in which the patient is respected and cared for as a whole. I strive to provide the best quality of anesthesia care to each and every patient, addressing their personal needs while considering their unique medical history...

Marjon B. Jahromi, DDS
General Anesthesia and Sedation for Dentistry

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Dr. Marjon B. Jahromi is a Board Certified dentist anesthesiologist who has been practicing in southern California since 2003 and has performed thousands of anesthetics during her professional career.

She graduated from the top ranked dental school in the U.S., the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2001, where she achieved academic excellence as a dental student and national recognition for her dental research. She was awarded the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Oral Presentation in 2000 for her research presentation about growth factors that improved dental implant success.

Dr. Jahromi was then selected into a prestigious dental anesthesia residency at Loma Linda University Special Care Dentistry and Riverside County Regional Medical Center in June 2003. As a resident, she performed a variety of complex medical anesthesia cases.

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Doctors/Dental Offices

Many patients experience anxiety during their dental exams and procedures. These patients can be treated in a safe and comfortable manner employing either intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. Dr. Jahromi will provide safe and convenient anesthesia services in the comfort of your office. IV sedation and/or general anesthesia will provide total relaxation, erase memory of the procedure and allow even the most anxious patients to be treated successfully. As part of your dental team, Dr. Jahromi will conduct a complete review of the patient’s medical history, consulting with your patient’s physician if necessary.

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Presentations & Publications

  • Jahromi, MB: Nitrous Oxide Sedation, Chapter 6, in Procedures for Primary Care, 3rd edition. Pfenninger, JL and Fowler, GC (eds), Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby 2011.
  • W.V. Giannobile, C.S. Lee, M.P. Tomala, M.B. Jahromi & Z. Zhu. Gene Delivery of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor to the Periodontium In Vivo. October 2000. ADA Annual Meeting.
  • W.V. Giannobile, C.S. Lee, M.P. Tomala, M.B. Jahromi & Z. Zhu. Gene Delivery of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor to the Periodontium In Vivo. Oral Presentation, April 2000. International Association of Dental Research.
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Testimonials

I have been working with Dr. Jahromi for 12 years. I am thankful to have a truly amazing anesthesiologist who provides excellent general anesthesia services to my patients. She is truly the best anesthesiologist in the field and I highly recommend Dr. Jahromi for in-office sedation for pediatric and adult patients!

Dr. Yun Song,
Board-certified ABPD Pediatric Dentist, Irvine, CA.

Thank you for your kindness and compassion, Dr. Jahromi. This is the first time that I have not had any nausea and pain after a dental surgery. Even my back pain is better today. I don’t know what you gave me but it was fantastic!

T.M., Tustin, CA.

Thank you, Dr. Jahromi, for taking such good care of my mom. She did great and we will definitely be calling you again in the future.

P.H., Orange, CA.

FAQs

Many patients experience anxiety during dental procedures. Most dental procedures can be completed using local anesthesia, where the dentist injects the anesthetic directly into the tissue. However, for some patients, such as children, anxious adults, and patients with physical or developmental disabilities, local anesthetics may not be enough to maintain patient comfort and pain control. In these cases, IV sedation or general anesthesia may be recommended. This deeper sedation increases patient comfort and creates a more suitable working condition for your dentist so that he may be able to provide you with the best possible dental care.
Dr. Jahromi uses hospital-grade monitors and anesthesia equipment to monitor your vital signs, which include your heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, SpO2 and temperature. She will utilize a wireless Bluetooth® pre-cordial stethoscope to listen to and monitor your breathing throughout the procedure and during the recovery period until you are awake and alert enough to be discharged to home.
Patients often feel sleepy and tired for several hours after the procedure and commonly rest through the remainder of the day. It is important to limit excessive or strenuous activity to allow your body to full recover. Children should avoid swimming, sports or playground activity for the remainder of the day. Some patients may also experience the following :

  • Fever: This can occur in children if they do not stay hydrated during the recovery period. IV fluids will be administered throughout the surgical procedure, however, it is important to continue drinking copious amounts of fluids when you are resting at home. In adults, fever may indicate the start of an infection at the surgical site and should be followed up by your surgeon.
  • Nausea and vomiting: Nausea and vomiting are commonly seen after many medical and surgical procedures. Dr. Jahromi uses anesthesia techniques, which include antiemetic medications, to minimize this complication. Patients who have had nausea and vomiting with previous surgeries or who tend to experience motion sickness should discuss their experiences with Dr. Jahromi so that she can tailor the anesthesia to minimize this complication.
  • Nosebleed:  A special nasal tube is inserted during the surgery through which oxygen is administered. In some instances, the nasal tissue may become irritated, resulting in minimal bleeding. This tends to occur more during the cold, winter months but resolves quickly.
Yes. In most situations patients feel well enough to return to work the next. Children will have fully recovered to attend school and participate in sporting activities. However, if patients still feel lethargic or if they had a lengthy surgical procedure, taking several extra days to rest is advised.

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