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About Dr. J.D. Murray

Dr. J.D. Murray
Dr. J.D Murray

Dr. J.D. Murray is committed to providing the best and most advanced care in dentistry at Pampered Smiles in East Point, GA. His experience and certifications allow him to place dental implants and dentures as well as provide other cosmetic and restorative dentistry options. Dr. Murray has been providing superior care for patients in the Atlanta area for over three decades, and he is committed to the total care and comfort of his patients. Choosing a dentist like Dr. Murray, who has extensive experience and a commitment to ongoing education, will ensure you achieve satisfying results.

Dr. Murray’s Education and Certifications

As a graduate of Howard University, Dr. Murray received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Zoology in 1982 and received his D.D.S degree shortly thereafter. Immediately following graduation, he joined the U.S Army and served three years as a Captain in the U.S Dental Corps.

Following his service in the armed forces, he opened the Atlanta Institute of Dental Careers, a training institute intended to instruct students on how to become above-average assistants and office personnel in the dentistry profession. As owner and director, he has helped numerous people gain the confidence they need to be successful in their jobs.

Dr. Murray has been providing superior care for patients in the Atlanta area for over three decades, and he is committed to the total care and comfort of his patients.

In 1986, Dr. Murray started his own private practice in Atlanta, GA, where he continues to provide patients with the comprehensive dental care they need. Dr. Murray received a degree from The American Orthodontic Society in 1996 and the American College of Oral Implantology in 2000. He is committed to continuing education in order to stay up-to-date on the latest dental technology and techniques.

Dr. Murray was one of the first in the state of Georgia to become a diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Other certifications and memberships include:

  • American Academy of Implant Dentists
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry

As an active member of his community for over 20 years, Dr. Murray headed the “Good Deed Contest” for school-aged kids and has been recognized with the Certificate of Excellence, as well as the Community Excellence Award. Outside of the dental office, Dr. Murray enjoys photography, art collecting, reading, and traveling. He and his wife, Celeste, have been happily married for over 20 years and they share three wonderful children together: Jovanni, Jhovan and Christina.

Why Choose Dr. Murray?

Dr. Murray practices dentistry with compassionate care and concern for his patients. His patients refer to him as the Atlanta dentist who “caters to cowards.” He understands that some aspects of dentistry can create anxiety and cause for concern, especially for patients who have previously had a bad dental experience. To ensure optimum comfort and peace of mind, he focuses on educating his patients on the benefits of good dental health and how it relates to their overall health. His experience, combined with the latest dental techniques, will ensure you receive satisfying results and a healthy, beautiful smile that will last you for many years.

Meet Dr. Murray Today

Dr. Murray is dedicated to helping you maintain your dental health and achieve your cosmetic goals. He looks forward to providing you and your family with the highest quality care. To schedule your consultation, contact Pampered Smiles today online or call (404) 349-7889 to speak to a member of our team. 

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"As a family practice, we understand the importance of providing treatments for patients of any age. We pride ourselves on our comprehensive cosmetic, restorative, and implant treatments."

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3730 Carmia Dr
Ste 170
Atlanta, GA 30331

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