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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Help…My Dental Assistant is Always Late!

By Ronda Holman | March 25, 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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Scariest Clinical Mistake with Dr. Jennifer Bell

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | March 24, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. Jennifer BellEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH We had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Jennifer Bell, a full-time practicing dentist based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Bell is known for her involvement in organized dentistry and as a co-host on the podcast “Dentists IN the Know.“ We discuss her…

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Financial Mistake of Chasing Tax Breaks with Dr. Bell

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | March 18, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. Jennifer BellEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH Today, we speak with Dr. Jennifer Bell, who candidly discusses a financial mistake she made in her career and how it relates to taxes. Join us as we explore the often-overlooked aspects of dental finances and their implications on a dentist’s practice and…

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Considerations of Treatment Planning a Maxillary Implant Prosthesis

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | March 15, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.comLearn about Occlusion at TheDawsonAcademy.com When we have patients with an existing maxillary denture who want to transition to some type of implant prosthesis, there are many things to consider when we are treatment planning these types of cases. The number…

Navigating Dental Practice Ownership: Rural vs. Urban Opportunities

By Dr. Hannah Crowell | March 12, 2024

By: Dr. Hannah Crowell Are you a dental professional considering taking the leap into practice ownership? One of the critical decisions you’ll face is choosing between a rural or urban area for your practice location. Each option comes with its own set of advantages and challenges. Exploring the pros and cons of buying a dental…

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Systems & Simplicity: Two Words that Come to Mind When Working with the Direct Restorative Workflow Kit from Ivoclar

By James Wanamaker | March 11, 2024

By: Dr. James Wanamaker I have been a fan of Ivoclar products since I was a student at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. I vividly remember touring their American headquarters in Amherst, NY as a third year and how impressed I was with their testing facility. Fast forward almost ten years later,…

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How to Stabilize the Joints

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | March 8, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.comLearn about Occlusion at TheDawsonAcademy.com If we have a symptomatic TMD patient and are trying to figure out, can we make this patient better or comfortable? How can we stabilize the joints? Go Back to the Complete Examination What does the examination…

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Are You a “dentist” or a “Dentist”?

By Todd Doobrow, CFP | March 6, 2024

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP When patients come to your office, they know who they think you are. They assume you not only have an undergrad degree but continued your education for another four years and graduated from an accredited dental school. You might have even continued further to a GPR or residency program. You have…

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Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should 

By Savanah Craig | March 4, 2024

By: Dr. Savannah Craig In today’s fast-paced society, everyone is looking for one-stop shopping and dental patients are no exception. One of the reasons I chose to pursue a residency program after dental school, was to have a wider breadth of treatments that I felt comfortable offering my patients. Patients like being able to receive…

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How Do You Know If You Achieved Centric Relation?

By Dr. Leonard Hess, DDS | March 1, 2024

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDSClinical Director, The Dawson AcademyThe Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.comLearn about Occlusion at TheDawsonAcademy.com When we talk about utilizing bimanual manipulation as a way to get centric relation, one of the biggest misunderstandings we see is the tendency for dentists to think CR is achieved by forcing the jaw back…