Dr. Katharine A. Murphy-Brown
Dr. Murphy-Brown received her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 2006 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine located in Boston, MA. She was the recipient of the Eleanor J. Bushee Senior Student Award for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Leadership. Following graduation, Dr. Murphy-Brown joined a general dentistry practice in the greater Boston area as an associate. She was awarded Associate of the Year in 2007 and was asked to become a partner. In addition to starting a new practice in South Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Murphy-Brown enjoyed teaching third and fourth year dental students on the clinic floor at Tufts Dental School. In 2009, Dr. Murphy-Brown decided to return home to Michigan to be closer to family. She practiced as an associate dentist in the Troy area before joining this family and cosmetic dental practice in 2010.
In 2010, Dr. Murphy-Brown completed the Synergy Training Program for Implant Dentistry. She attends several continuing education programs and conferences throughout the year, including an implant study club. Dr. Murphy-Brown believes that the dentist and patient should work as a team to achieve the esthetic and functional results necessary for a happy and healthy smile. Dental education and proper communication are the keys to that success.
Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Murphy-Brown received her B.A. from Albion College where she played volleyball for four years. She grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. She now lives in Lake Orion with her husband and their three children. In her free time she enjoys water skiing, downhill skiing, photography, traveling, and enjoying her time with family and friends.
Dr. Murphy-Brown maintains active membership with the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Oakland County Dental Society.
Dr. Stephen H. Hayden
Dr. Stephen Hayden arrived in the Detroit area via New York and attended the University of Detroit Dental School. Teaching as a dental student he received the prestigious Leo Cardarette Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Dentistry.
Dr. Hayden met his wife, Linda, while studying at the dental school and is happy that his two children and three grandsons also live in the Detroit area. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Hayden loves to travel, snow ski, golf, scuba dive, and just "hang out" with friends and family.
With a focus on Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Hayden is an active member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and Oakland County Dental Association. Dr. Hayden is also a lifetime member of the Vedder Crown and Bridge Society and Dr. Alan Simons Implant Study Group.
We service the West Bloomfield and surround areas. These areas include: Farmington Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Orchard Lake, Commerce Township, Keego Harbo, Novi, Birmingham, Southfield, Sylvan Lake, and Walled Lake.