Dr. Thomas P. Murphy, DDS
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery28871 Center Ridge Rd 104 Westlake OH, 44145
Thomas P. Murphy, DDS, is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at Westlake Oral Surgery and Implant Center in Westlake, Ohio. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, he specializes in surgery of the face, teeth, mouth, and jaws to treat conditions, defects, injuries, and esthetic aspects. Dr. Murphy has an impressive professional journey that spans thirty-eight years and has expansive knowledge and unrivaled expertise in advanced implant and bone grafting reconstruction through CAT scan and Cone Beam Technology, as well as Teeth in a Day, and Teeth in an Hour. Prior to his current endeavors, he has held a teaching position at MetroHealth Medical Center and was a former section Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Fairview General Hospital. He is licensed from the Ohio State Dental Board for General Anesthesia during this time, and he has received the Award for Top Dentist several times throughout his career, among other awards. He also supports various local animal shelters, homeless shelters, and food banks.
Dr. Thomas P. Murphy, DDS's Videos
Education and Training
Loyola University Doctor of Dental Surgery degree 1983
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Thomas P. Murphy, DDS's Expert Contributions
Major Bone Grafting
Bone grafting gives dental patients the opportunity to not only replace bone where it's missing but also have the ability to promote new bone growth in that location. This allows your dentist to restore functionality and aesthetic appearance. Bone grafting can repair implant sites with inadequate...
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Dental Implants
- Replacing Missing Teeth
- Overview Of Implant Placement
- Missing All Upper Or Lower Teeth
- Bone Grafting For Implants
- Implant Supported Overdenture
- After Implant Placement
- Cost Of Dental Implants
- Bone Grafting
- Jaw Bone Health
- Jaw Bone Loss And Deterioration
- About Bone Grafting
- Ridge Augmentation
- Sinus Lift
- Nerve Repositioning
- Socket Preservation
- Wisdom Teeth
- Impacted Wisdom Teeth
- Wisdom Teeth Removal
- After Extraction of Wisdom Teeth
- Jaw Surgery
- Facial Trauma
- Tooth Extractions
- Pre-prosthetic Surgery
- Distraction Osteogenesis
- Oral Pathology
- Bone Morphogenetic Protein
- Platelet Rich Plasma (prp) Therapy For Hair Loss
- Exposure Of Impacted Teeth
- 3d Imaging
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the International College of Dentists, and the American Society of Dental Anesthesia
Professional Society Memberships
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International College of Dentists, American Society of Dental Anesthesia
Dr. Thomas P. Murphy, DDS's Practice location
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Get to know Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Thomas P. Murphy, who serves patients in Ohio.
Dr. Murphy’s practice, Westlake Oral Surgery and Implant Center, is located in Westlake, Ohio. His current interests include advanced implant and bone grafting reconstruction through CAT scan and Cone Beam Technology, as well as Teeth in a Day*, and Teeth in an Hour*.
Having been in private practice since 1988, he previously held a teaching position at MetroHealth Medical Center and was the former section chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Fairview General Hospital.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in Canfield, Ohio, Dr. Murphy earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola University in Illinois in 1983. He then completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at MetroHealth Medical Center, obtaining his license from the Ohio State Dental Board for General Anesthesia during this time.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he is fellow member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the International College of Dentists, and the American Society of Dental Anesthesia.
In addition to being the past President of the Ohio Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dr. Murphy belongs to the Great Lakes Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Pierre Fauchard Academy (Honorary Dental Society). He has received the Award for Top Dentists several times throughout his career, among other awards.
Outside of the office, he enjoys skiing, hiking, golfing, and playing basketball. He is an avid cook who enjoys collecting fine wine and pairing them with gourmet foods. He also supports various local animal shelters, homeless shelters, and food banks.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery specializes in surgery of the face, mouth, and jaws. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who treat conditions, defects, injuries, and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws, and face. Their training involves a four-year graduate degree in dentistry and the completion of a minimum four-year hospital surgical residency program.
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