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 is married to his wife, Barbara, and they have two sons, Ethan and Tyler. He also has two daughters, 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) and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Barbara Murray - Office administrator

Barbara Murray - Office Administrator
Barbara has a Masters of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University as well as a Bachelors of Science in Health Policy and Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Barbara also holds a minor in Dance and Business from Penn State. She and Dr. Murray have been married since 2004 and have two sons, Tyler and Ethan. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys working out, yoga, being outdoors.


Danielle Smith - Hygienist

Danielle S - 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 spends time with her family, volunteers with school activities, plays sports and of course Disney!

Nicole Orton - Dental Assistant

Nicole O - Dental Assistant
Nicole is a native to West Palm Beach, Florida.  She began her dental career in 2002 where and received her training in Delray Beach Florida.  After which, she moved to Port St. Lucie with her husband where he works as a firefighter and they started their family.  After taking some time off to stay at home with her two small children she has now returned back to the dental field doing what she loves.

Dentist in Stuart, FLHeather J- 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.  Healther lives in Port St. Lucie with her husband and two young children.  She enjoys spending her time off with family & friends. She enjoys barbeques and boating on the weekends.