Dr. Michael Golding, DDS

Dr. Michael Golding, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Michael Golding, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University of Maryland / Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2006 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery, oral surgery, and more.Read his story

1215 W Rio Salado Pkwy Ste 113

Tempe, AZ 85281

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careington International
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • 15 More

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Facial Fracture
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Golding's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golding "Dr. Michael W. Golding was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Virginia Tech University. He went on to pursue his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore, MD – where he not only received his degree, but graduated at the top of his class. Upon receiving his degree, he completed a residency at University of Miami Medical School and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During his residency, he was the Chief Resident and was granted the "Professor's Cup" as the most outstanding resident of his class. Furthermore, he was recognized with the Most Outstanding Surgical Skills Award by the professors of the University of Miami. Multiple times throughout his residency, Dr. Golding was also involved in surgical cases showcased on Discovery Channel, The Today Show, and "The Doctors". Dr. Golding performs all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with specialized interest and experience in All-on-4®dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, advanced bone grafting techniques, orthognathic jaw surgery and facial cosmetic surgery. His talents and expertise in these areas allow him to provide his patients with optimal comfort, safety and convenience. Dr. Golding is also on staff and surgically manages the facial trauma and reconstruction within the Level 1 trauma centers for both the Banner Healthcare System and Chandler Regional Hospital. He is board certified with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Golding is also proud to be on the Phoenix Suns Dental Team as the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon of the Phoenix Suns. Additionally, he is a member of philanthropic organizations, including The Phoenix Thunderbirds and The Executive Council 70, both of which fundraise to improve the lives of the underprivileged in Arizona. Dr. Golding is happily married to his wife Laura, who is an Arizona native and graduate of Arizona State University. They've welcomed two young children, Olivia and William. During his spare time, Dr. Golding enjoys being with his family, traveling, running and playing golf. Honors & Awards Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellow American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons "The Professors Cup" Award Winner "Outstanding Surgical Skills Award" Education Bachelor of Science in Biology – Virginia Tech University, 2001 Doctor of Dental Medicine – University of Maryland, 2005 General Practice Residency – Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 2006 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency – University of Miami, 2010 Licenses & Certifications Arizona State Dental Board California State Dental Board Pennsylvania State Dental Board National Dental Board Advanced Cardiac Life Support Advanced Trauma Life Support Professional Organizations American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons American Dental Association Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Research De Novo Bone Induction by Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rhBMP-2) Bisphosphonate Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaws "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golding "From the warm, welcoming atmosphere of our office to your post-surgical recovery plan, every aspect of your experience at Oral & Facial Surgeons of Arizona will be engineered to exceed your expectations.

As a patient of Oral & Facial Surgeons of Arizona, you can expect to be treated as an individual deserving of our full attention, not as simply another patient. Your treatment will be tailored to your specific needs, down to the finest detail. The only result our surgeons find acceptable is the optimal result.

Our practice strives to provide a full spectrum of care, including several maxillofacial services, to meet our patients' needs throughout the Valley in our Phoenix and Tempe offices. Whether you're looking to have the All-on-4® procedure done – or your child needs their wisdom teeth removed – you can rely on Oral & Facial Surgeons of Arizona for an unparalleled level of service."


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3  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Oral Surgery

13  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Loss

20  Procedures

  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • Impacted Tooth Removal
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

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  • Virginia Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Maryland / Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Golding's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golding to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Golding's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Professional and painless. Wouldn't go anywhere else.
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Dr. Golding spent time with me to discuss options and his recommended approach. He listened carefully and fully addressed any questions or concerns. While my visits there were handled efficiently (which I very much appreciated), I never felt rushed.
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