Jennifer Murphy

Jennifer Murphy

Dr. Jennifer Murphy graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2006 from The Ohio State University. She is a member in good standing of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Murphy earned her Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2021. In addition to practicing general dentistry, she is also a practice coach for Benco Dental.

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Words of Wisdom from Accomplished Dentist: Dr. Alan Stern

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD Dr. Alan G. Stern graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of…

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How to build your brand and reputation as a new dentist

By: Jennifer Murphy Everyone wants to be liked and we all want to be thought of in…

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How to Resign From A Dental Office

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD You’ve been working at an office for a while now and things…

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How to Lead an Old Team as a New Dentist

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD So you’ve graduated dental school, gotten your DDS or DMD degree, and obtained…

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Things to consider when looking for a dental associate position

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD There are many, many factors to consider when looking for your next…

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The Importance of Keeping Proper Dental Records for Every Dentist

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD The title of this article probably brings up a “duh” or “obviously”…

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Why Become a Dentist?

Are you considering becoming a dentist? There certainly are many reasons why one would want to choose dentistry as his or her profession.

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Dental Continuing Education: 9 Websites Where Dentists Can Earn Free CE

Let’s take a look at 10 places on the Web where a dentist can earn free dental continuing education credits any time he or she wants.

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How Airway Problems Can Wreak Havoc on Teeth, Jaw, and Wellbeing

By Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson, DMD | May 3, 2024

By: DeWitt Wilkerson, DMDThe article originally appeared on The Dawson Academy  Have you ever wondered why some people’s teeth are perfectly straight while others are crowded or misaligned? Or why you might be waking up with a sore jaw and headaches despite wearing a night guard? Could your acid reflux be the reason for your…

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Creating Well-Defined Specific Goals for Your Future

By Todd Doobrow, CFP | May 1, 2024

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP When we ask clients what they want for their futures, very few have a clear picture.  Often using words like “hope” and “more” to describe their actions, there is no clear end game in sight. Few have specific goals and even fewer are on paths to help them get there. Whether…

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The Power of Partnership: Building a Successful Dental Practice (Insights from Dr. Jennifer Bell)

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | April 29, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. Jennifer BellEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH Dr. Jennifer Bell shares her expert advice on finding the right fit for your dental practice and the power of partnership. The Importance of Practicing in Community Dr. Bell’s journey in dentistry took an unconventional turn when she chose to partner with a…

Sequencing a Full-Mouth Rehab: Anterior or Posteriors First?

Sequencing a Full-Mouth Rehab: Anterior or Posteriors First?

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | April 26, 2024

The correct sequence to begin a full-mouth rehab is tobegin with the anterior teeth first, particularly the lower anterior teeth. By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on The question is, what would happen if one restored the posterior teeth first as many of us were counseled to…

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Help…My Dental Assistant is Complaining About My Equipment!

By Ronda Holman | April 24, 2024

By: Ronda Holman Hi dear reader, my name is Ronda Holman and I have been sitting across from a dentist for a living for the last 25 years. I thought it might be time to make some written confessions as to what I have been guilty of over the years and how my dentist was…

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Buyer Beware: No Team Introduction Equals No Goodwill

By David Rice | April 22, 2024

By: Dr. David Rice  Buying a dental practice is multifaceted and as a buyer, you need to navigate through various aspects of potential purchases to make your most informed decision. I want to talk about one of the best lenders like Provide … and one that’s often overlooked … Get to Know the Dental Practice…

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Navigating TMD: Exploring Practice Transformation

By Dr. Michelle Lee, DDS | April 19, 2024

How Studying and Treating TMDTransformed One Dentist’s Practice for the Better By: Michelle Lee, DDS When Dr. Michelle Lee embarked on her dental career, she felt like there was a missing piece in how she approached dentistry. Discovering the power of TMD ultimately made her work more fulfilling and effective. Dr. Lee relates her journey…

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Unlock Your Dental Education Potential with The Ivoclar Academy

By Nicola Kowal | April 17, 2024

By: Nicola Kowal, Ivoclar Education Manager In the dynamic landscape of dentistry, continuous learning is paramount for professionals striving to deliver top-tier care. Enter The Ivoclar Academy, a trailblazing hub for comprehensive dental education, seamlessly blending traditional in-person learning with cutting-edge virtual resources. Easily Register for The Ivolcar Academy Online Gone are the days of…

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Building a Strong Dental Team: Trusting Your Gut and Learning from Mistakes with Dr. Jennifer Bell

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | April 15, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. Jennifer BellEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH We are back with Dr. Jennifer Bell as we explore the challenges of building a dental team and the importance of trusting your gut. Follow along as Dr. Bell shares her experiences and the valuable lessons she has learned throughout her journey. Trusting…

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Q&A with Dr. Hess: Patients Who Have More Pain After Wearing a B-Splint

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | April 12, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on Question: What can I do with a patient who has more pain after wearing a B-Splint? Answer: The first thing is, take it out. You knew that already. The point is – the pain got worse. Now I don’t know…