Meet Our Team at R. Ian Murray, DMD, LLC Dentist in Stuart, FL

Dr. R. Ian Murray                

Dentist - Stuart, FL

R. Ian Murray, DMD, LLC

Dr. R. Ian Murray Dentist in Stuart, FL

Dr. R. Ian Murray was born in Maryland to a Naval Intelligence Officer and preschool teacher. Dr. Murray spent much of his life traveling as a military dependent. His family was stationed in England, Key West, Virginia Beach and Maryland. After high school, Dr. Murray joined the Army and served active duty in Germany for two years then served in the National Guard while completing his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University (BYU) with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. After graduation, Dr. Murray completed his DMD degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine.

Since graduating from Dental School, Dr. Murray practiced general dentistry in Alaska for three years before returning to Florida in 2005, where he continues to practice dentistry. He has four children:  Ethan, Tyler, Dominique, and Sydney. In his spare time, Dr. Murray enjoys outdoor sports and recreation, gardening, boating and spending time with his children.

Dr. Murray continues his education through various continuing educational opportunities including The Dawson Academy located in Tampa/St. Petersburg. He is a current and active member of the Florida Dental Association (FDA) the American Dental Association (ADA)  the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE).

Denise - Office Administrator
Denise has a lived in Florida from the age of 2 and has been in dentistry since 1997.  She graduated from Indian River Community College.  Denise is the sweet voice you will hear on the phone and will be the first smiling face you see upon arriving at our office.  Her experience as a dental assistant and treatment coordinator has proven to help our patients make the best choice for their dental health and dental budget.  Meeting wonderful people and making a difference in their life is what Denise feels makes her job worthwhile.  Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends


Danielle Smith - Hygienist

Danielle  - Hygienist
Danielle was born in Kansas into a military family and has lived in a variety of places growing up.  After her father's retirement from the Air Force, her parents decided to settle down in Port St. Lucie Florida where Danielle attended and graduated Port St. Lucie High School in 2001.  Danielle excelled through the Indian River Community College in the Dental Hygiene program.  Danielle was the recipient of the Golden Scaler Award in 2005 upon graduation.  She has been practicing since 2005 and enjoys working with patients to help them achieve optimal oral health as well as getting to know them.   Danielle married her high school sweetheart and has two beautiful daughters Taylor and Tenley.  When she is not working she loves watching her daughters volleyball games, volunteers for school activities, takes frequent trips to Disney, and enjoys relaxing with family and friends.

Nicole Orton - Dental Assistant

Nicole  - Dental Assistant
Nicole is a native to West Palm Beach, Florida.  She began her dental career in 2002 and received her training in Delray Beach, Florida.  After which, she moved to Port St. Lucie with her husband, who is a firefighter, and they started their family.  After taking some time off to stay at home and raise their two children,  she has now returned back to the dental field doing what she loves. Nicole has a gentle touch and friendly chairside manner that helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable during their visit. When she is not working, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends, crafting, decorating, watching her children play sports, and soaking in the sun.

Dentist in Stuart, FLHeather - Dental Assistant

Heather is a native of Martin County. She attended Indian River State College for Dental Assisting and Office Management.   She graduated with honors in 2012 and has been working as a chairside dental assistant ever since. To her, there's nothing more gratifying than educating and helping patients overcome their dental fears.  Heather lives in Port St. Lucie with her loving husband and two young children.  When she is not working, she enjoys spending her time with her family and friends, watching her children play sports, barbecues, and boating on the weekends.