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Get to Know Dr. Francis P. O’Day

TMJ and orofacial pain specialist Dr. O’Day is a graduate of the UCLA Graduate Orofacial Pain residency program, one of the few TMD/TMJ and Orofacial Pain programs in the country accredited by The Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA). He has a BA in Biology from SUNY Albany and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from SUNY Buffalo.

Why Choose Dr. O’Day?

His practice is solely dedicated to patients with TMJ problems and orofacial pain.
He focuses on personalized patient care and conservative, non-surgical treatment.
He treats TMJ and orofacial pain without any unnecessary, overly expensive testing.
Your treatment can begin almost immediately after your initial consultation appointment.


Member American Academy of Orofacial Pain (Since 2002)

Member American Headache Society (Since 2002)

Diplomat American Board of Orofacial Pain (Since 2006)

Delivers lectures about TMJ and orofacial pain to educate other medical and healthcare professionals

Medical Experience

Private Practice: August 2004 to Present

Chief Resident: July 2002 to July 2004
University of California at Los Angeles Orofacial Pain Clinic

Resident: July 2001 to July 2002
University of California at Los Angeles Orofacial Pain Clinic

When He’s Not at Work

Dr. O’Day was born and raised in Buffalo and attended Canisius High School. He currently resides in Tonawanda with his wife, Rachel, and their very energetic rescue dog, Bauer. Dr. O’Day enjoys participating in various sports including hockey, softball, and golf. He enjoys watching our local teams, including the Bills, Sabres, and his alma mater, the UB Bulls. He is also passionate about live music, cooking, and travel.

Dr. Francis P. O’Day

TMJ Pain Specialist Serving WNY