When looking for an experienced Dubuque Cosmetic Dentist, many people come to Dr. Ted Murray for their cosmetic, restorative, or sedation dentistry needs. His experience and skills set him at a level that many patients desire. Dr. Ted Murray has been helping to create beautiful, healthy, and natural-looking smiles for more than 40 years.
Dr. Ted Murray graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1977. Shown below are photos from his graduation ceremony at Hancher Auditorium. He is pictured with his parents, Betty and Frank Murray; and his wife, Carol, and her parents, Monica and Joe Wagner. He was a member of the Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity, and a photo is shown with some of his Fraternity brothers. The Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity competed against the Iowa Hawkeye wrestlers in the University of Iowa Intramural Tug-of-War championships, and the dental students were the winning team! Dr. Ted Murray is pictured below during that Tug-of-War.
After graduation from dental school, Dr. Ted Murray then completed a one year General Practice Residency (GPR) at the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City. He gained additional exprience with complex dentistry and surgery. After completion of his GPR, he moved back to Dubuque, Iowa with his wife, Carol, and he began private practice dentistry.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Ted Murray, has pursued high quality education so that he could continue to challenge himself and offer the best for his patients. He also invests in his practice with modern technology to provide top level dental care. Examples of technology over the years that he was early to introduce include ultrasonic scalers, soft tissue lasers, micro air abrasion, CAD CAM dentistry, digital radiography, digital photography, Invisalign, neuromuscular dentistry, paperless charting, and i-CAT cone beam CT 3D imaging.
Dr. Murray has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, complex restorative dentistry, and sedation dentistry. He has completed many smile makeovers and full mouth reconstructions that have many patients smiling bigger, brighter, and with more self confidence.
Dr. Murray is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), has a postgraduate certificate in Esthetic Dentistry from the University of Minnesota, and is an accredited cosmetic dentist and examiner for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).
He has also given back over the years through service by serving on various local and state committees in organized dentistry, and providing free dental treatment through Donated Dental Services and the Iowa Mission of Mercy.
The Exceptional Dentistry team celebrated Dr. Ted Murray’s 40 years in dentistry with an afternoon on the Mississippi River this summer.
Congratulations, Dr. Ted Murray, on 40 years in dentistry! Thank you for your commitment to excellence, your service to dentistry, your leadership, and for giving back to our local community.
Exceptional Dentistry provides family, cosmetic, tooth whitening, implant, and sedation dental care at 4200 Asbury Road, Dubuque, IA 52002 and serves the Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Dyersville, Dubuque, IA and Galena, IL, Prairie du Chien, WI and Platteville, WI areas. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ted Murray or Dr. Kristen Berning, or Dr. Alexia Oetken please call or TEXT us at 563-556-2711 or contact us online.