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Dr. Reed Day

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Phoenix, AZ
male

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Office

Phoenix, AZ

Address

2222 E. Highland Ave, Suite 320, Phoenix, AZ
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Wednesday: 7:00am - 9:00am
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About

Bio

Trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harvard Dental and Medical Schools with residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Licenses

United States: Arizona

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 30-year-old male asked:
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Out: Time to have them removed. You don't use them, they are a hygiene problem and easy to remove if done by an oral surgeon.
A 36-year-old male asked:
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DO: Do brush and floss twice a day don't stay away from the dentist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
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TMJ: This is definitely your TMJ (temporomandibular joint) see an oral surgeon who treats TMJ. this can be easily managed.
A 20-year-old male asked:
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TMJ: You might have the early onset of TMJ....a condition which can cause jaw stiffness. You need to see your dentist or oral surgeon to see if a mouth gua... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Virus: Sure sounds like you have a virus. Stay in bed and see you primary card md.
A 47-year-old female asked:
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Translate: A mucous retention cyst is usually totally benign and lots of people have them. Ocassionally with alleries folks can get them. No need for interventio... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Medrol (methylprednisolone): You can be given a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack to reduce the swelling as well.
A 26-year-old male asked:
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Jaw size: Sometimes when people have an underdeveloped upper jaw (underbite) this can lead to small sinus openings. If so, then jaw surgery might be an option... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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TMJ: It's your TMJ. See an oral surgeon who treats TMJ problems. Your cartilage is out of place and can be managed with splint therapy and other modalities... Read More
A male asked:
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Arthrocentesis: A more conservative and less expensive approach would be to start with an Arthrocentesis otherwise known as a lavage. If this is not helpful them arth... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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GERD: You probably have gastroesophageal reflux disease or gerd. See you md to check it out.
A 36-year-old male asked:
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With: With regards to "do's" make sure to select a board certified oral surgeon, preferably an md as well.
A 18-year-old male asked:
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Allergy: You may be allergic to asa. Can also cause stevens-johnson syndrome as well.
A 21-year-old male asked:
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Ear or TMJ: It's possible you have an ear infection so see an ENT physician. Another possibility is a problem with your tmf, or temporomandibular joint. Occassion... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Ear: Might be your TMJ acting up. See an ENT first to rule out ear pathology.
A 18-year-old male asked:
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Big difference: Fordyce spots (or granules) are natural findings in the oral cavity. Lip cancer looks vastly different. Your oral surgeon should have a look.
A 18-year-old male asked:
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TMJ: You can be developing "tmj" or temporomandibular joint problems. You should see your dentist for a nightguard.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Normal.: Provided the arthroscopy went well (ask you oral surgeon) you should expect some ear fullness for about 4-6 weeks.
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Most importantly, select a very experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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See an ENT: These symptoms should be looked at by an ENT surgeon asap.
A 21-year-old male asked:
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Not likely: Even though you might have a cyst in the sinus it will probably not cause a sore throat. The cyst should be seen by an ENT or oral surgeon but is lik... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: In removing the teeth ask how many cases they have done.
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Antibiotics: Antibiotics will only control the abscess briefly but not erradicate it. The cause of the abscess should be addressed by a dentist or Oral Surgeon
A 60-year-old male asked:
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Implants: Dental implants are great for anchoring a lower denture. You can have as little as 2 but ideally 4-5 will provide best support, and if you want "teeth... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Growth: Typically patients are still growing at age 16 so i would advise against doing this at this time. However, make sure you check with your orthodontist ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Snoring: A sore throat in the morning is almost always related to snoring at night. An oral appliance to go to bed with can help. See you dentist or someone ... Read More
A male asked:
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Understanding: Unfortunately most gp's don't adhere to ao's recommendations. So much can be done with interceptive ortho these days.
A 69-year-old female asked:
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Cough: It sure can as I am on it as well and have a dry cough! i am getting off it to another med as this is the only way to control it. Can be very bothers... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
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3 weeks: At 36 years old your healing will be a bit slower but the holes should close up at about 3 weeks. Check with your oral surgeon after that if you are s... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
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Nerve: I am concerned that the implant has affected the nerve to you lower lip. See you oral surgeon (who hopefully put it in) about the implant and it's rel... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Soft: Just a soft diet for about a week after.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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No stimulants: Try getting off any stimulants like coffee or tea. Also get a really good workout which will reduce your desire to clench. See an oral surgeon or dds ... Read More
A female asked:
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You are OK: Trauma to a tooth 10 yrs ago would have shown up by now. Pregancy will not change that.
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Most: Most importantly how many procedures of this type has he/she done?
A 49-year-old member asked:
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It depends: It all depends on who does it, their experience and how deep the teeth are impacted. No one should take over 15 minutes do do all 4.
A 36-year-old male asked:
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The: The best way to battle gum disease is twice a year visits to your dentist for a cleaning.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Yes: The dissolvable sutures should fall out in 3-5 days.
A member asked:
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Neck pain: Could be a host of problems. Lisinopril can cause a dry cough. Irritation of the vocal cords as well as neck pathology. See your ent.
A 42-year-old male asked:
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No: That is fortunately not correct. With proper diagnosis first followed with proper treatment most TMJ muscle related problems will go away. The key is... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Injured: What was the mechanism of your injury? Did you sustain any facial trauma to your four head or scalp? If so this may be either scar tissue or possibly... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
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It's OK : As long as you go to a board certified oral surgeon with a good reputation the experience should be a good one. I suggest IV sedation for most oral su... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Arteries: Several arteries that pump blood run fairly close to the ear canal.
A 33-year-old female asked:
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Antibiotic: You probably need to see the DDS who pulled the tooth and check to see if it is infected.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Other causes: facial deformity is not caused by smoking and ambien (zolpidem). See an oral surgeon who specializes in corrective jaw surgery

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Day is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Day is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm going to see our family Dr. this next Tues.! Thank you so much! :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much for your quick reply and helpful informations.
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Hi thanks, I meant like someone squeezing a head with hands on the zygomati

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
MD

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School
MD

Residency

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Dentist Phoenix Magazine
Top Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association
American Medical Association
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
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