After completing college at the University of Arizona , Dr. Reed attended dental school at the Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) School of Dentistry in Portland, Oregon, earning the DMD degree. After completing dental school, Dr. Reed remained at OHSU where he received advanced training in anesthesia and also completed a residency in periodontology and later completed a CODA approved dental anesthesia residency at Lutheran Medical Center based in Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Reed practiced periodontics in Tucson, AZ for over a decade while also providing anesthesia services to his patients. In 1998 Dr. Reed also began to provide anesthesia services to other dentists in the state of Arizona and continues to do so today.
Dr. Reed is on faculty at one teaching hospital, one teaching surgery center and two dental schools. Most of his time is devoted to teaching residents through NYU-Lutheran Medical Center. There he is the Associate Program Director of the Dental Anesthesia residency and also serves as an Attending in Anesthesiology in the Dental Anesthesiology, Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Graduate Pediatric and Periodontal Residencies.
Dr. Reed also teaches anesthesia and pediatric dental residents at Solis Surgical Arts in Tarzana (Los Angeles) CA.
Dr. Reed is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology at The Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry and he serves as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Dentistry on the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Dr. Reed is Immediate Past President of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA) and holds Fellowships in both the ADSA and Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). Dr. Reed is a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (NDBA) and the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology (ADBA). Dr Reed is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists (ACD).
As an author, Dr. Reed has published five textbook chapters in Sedation: A Guide to Patient Management. Two chapters were in the 4th ed. The first was entitled “The Physically Compromised Patient” and the second, “Neurologic Illnesses and Other Conditions.” Three chapters were in the 5 th edition of the same text, “The Physically Compromised Patient,” “Neurologic Illnesses and Other Conditions” and “The Geriatric Patient.”
Dr. Reed partnered with Dr. Okundaye to author two additional textbook chapters, “Working with a Dentist Anesthesiologist” and “Management of Emergencies Associated with Sedation”, both in Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children and he partnered with Dr. Roy Stevens in authoring Anesthetic Adversity: Failed Sedation in Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office, edited by Bosack & Lieblich. He has further contributed to the professional literature by publishing numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Reed has a multi-engine ATP* certificate and is a flight instructor, with AGI**, CFI***, CFII**** & MEI***** certificates.
* Airline Transport Pilot
** Advanced Ground Instructor
*** Certificated Flight Instructor
**** Certificated Flight Instructor, Instrument
***** Certificated Flight Instructor, Multi-Engine
After graduating from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, Dr. Amanda Okundaye attended an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program sponsored by Lutheran Medical Center as well as a Hospital Dentistry (GPR) program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She realized that she had a love for anesthesia and decided to continue her education in a dental anesthesiology residency at the prestigious University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Okundaye has a full time private practice solely dedicated to anesthesia for dentistry in Nevada. She has faculty appointments at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) department of Hospital Dentistry and Ostrow School of Dentistry University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Okundaye is an examiner for the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners (NSBDE) and conducts site inspections as well as anesthesia exams. She teaches IV sedation courses at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Oregon Health Science University. Dr. Okundaye gives lectures to local dentist interested in sedation as well as other topics such as Medical Emergencies in the Dental office.
Dr. Okundaye is an active member of both the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and is a diplomate of both the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. She is a member of American Dental Association, Southern Nevada Dental Association, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Okundaye’s recent publications include an article in The Pulse: Why Capnography? Okundaye, AJ, Reed, KL, Fonner, AM. 2014, as well as two textbook chapters [Deep Sedation: Dentist Anesthesiologist Utilization and Management of Emergencies Associated with Sedation. Reed, Reed, KL Okundaye, AJ. In Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children. Editors: Wright, GZ., Kupietzky, A. Wiley. April 2014. In her free time Dr. Okundaye spends as much time as possible with her husband and two children.
Jason Brady, DMD (Dentist Anesthesiologist) started his career as a civil engineer designing subdivisions and site plans for commercial buildings. He completed his undergraduate dental degree at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2010. During dental school, he created and implemented electronic materials request forms, quality assurance program and database, and programs to track correspondence between clinical disciplines.
Dr. Brady completed a 26-month hospital and private practice-based residency in Anesthesia at the University of California Los Angeles in 2012. Dr. Brady is a director of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a director for the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Brady is a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and is a Diplomate of both the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Brady is involved with education and holds an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California. Dr. Brady serves as an Attending in Anesthesiology for the New York University - Lutheran Medical Center Dental Anesthesiology Program. He teaches IV sedation at the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry course. Dr. Brady is often called to give lectures at various organizations throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. Dr. Brady is the director for the simulation courses hosted by ADSA. Dr. Brady practices office-based mobile anesthesia for dentistry and lives in Gilbert, AZ with his wife and their five sons.