Ted A Murray Jr DDS
Dr. Murray first became interested in dentistry while in high school.
He graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1978. Upon graduation, he joined the US Army Dental Corps and spent three years serving in Germany. He returned to his hometown of San Rafael, where he started his private practice in 1982.
Dr. Murray has spent his career seeking additional in-depth training in the current developments in dentistry through university courses and study clubs. In 2005, he became a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, completing 500 hours of continuing dental education and passing a comprehensive full day exam on all aspects of dentistry. He also pursued advanced training in esthetic dentistry by completing the Postgraduate Program in Esthetic Dentistry at UCLA in 2007. Dr. Murray has a sincere interest and commitment to delivering excellent dental care tailored to each patient’s needs.
Dr. Murray is a fourth generation resident of San Rafael, and member of a pioneer California family. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, hiking -especially in Marin County and San Francisco, traveling to the Southwest, and playing the piano and guitar.
Alice Alvarez, Hygienist, RDH
Alice graduated as an RDH AA degree at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA. She has a bachelor of science degree in health science from California State University, Northridge. Alice has worked for Dr. Murray for over 24 years, and started in January 1989. Alice works two days a week for Dr. Murray. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, Zumba class, delicious food and the movies. She is very proud of her four daughters.
Erika Ortiz, Hygienist, RDH BS
Erika started her dental career in 1999 as a dental assistant in Washington State. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and therefore in 2009 she decided to attend dental hygiene school. She graduated in 2010 with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry. She enjoys her career and likes to keep up with the latest hygiene concepts by attending regular dental courses. In her spare time, Erika enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures, and watching the latest movies.