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Murfree Dental

Dr. John Murfree

Dr. Murfree has created a positive environment where his patients can feel like they are part of the family. Our goal is for our patients to receive the best care available in a compassionate, patient-focused practice. Through extensive training and continuing education, Dr. Murfree works to find new ways to care for his patients by providing the most current treatment with minimal discomfort. He enjoys creating beautiful smiles and enhanced self-esteem for patients of all ages.

Born and raised in Murfreesboro, Dr. Murfree returned home to serve his local community, the home to generations of his family dating back to the Revolutionary War hero, Colonel Hardy Murfree, for whom the town was named. While participating in mission work, Dr. Murfree realized his love for medicine and a special interest in the dental profession.

Dr. Murfree graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Murfree then attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2007.

Master of the International Dental Implant Association 

Dr. Murfree has earned his Fellowship, Master's, and Diplomat degrees from the International Dental Implant Association in Advanced Level Implant Training and Grafting. These distinctions result from hundreds of hours of expert training and leadership through Implant Seminars, Inc., under the direction of the world-renowned and respected leader in the implant industry, Dr. Arun Garg. 

Advanced Training 

In addition to his dental implant training, Dr. Murfree is certified in oral conscious sedation, Invisalign, Lumineers, Six-Month Smiles. He earned his Associate Fellowship in Dental Lasers from the World Clinical Laser Institute and has received advanced training and education in cosmetic dentistry, preventative dentistry, endodontics (root canals), oral surgery, orthodontics, and prosthodontics.

By spending hundreds of hours participating in continuing education courses each year, Dr. Murfree has excelled in the latest advances in cosmetic, general, implant, laser, and preventative dentistry, as well as treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

Professional Associations

Dr. Murfree is a member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Dental Implant Association, DOCS Oral Conscious Sedation Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. 

Dr. Murfree enjoys caring for his patients as well as those less fortunate locally and internationally.  Recent trips to Haiti and the Dominican Republic have been some of the most rewarding experiences of his career. He also loves to serve and contribute to the Interfaith Dental Clinic located here in Murfreesboro.   

Life Outside of Dentistry

In his spare time, Dr. Murfree likes spending time with his family & friends.  He enjoys camping, weight lifting, running, bicycling, hiking, water sports, skiing, fishing, and traveling.


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