Dr. Murphy - Dental Care in Morganton, NCScott W. Murphy, D.M.D.
General Dentist
Member of the American Dental Association
and NC Dental Society

Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Scott Murphy and his family moved to North Carolina in 2000. He has been practicing dentistry since 1982. Dr. Murphy attended Fairleigh Dickinson where he received his undergraduate degree. He received his Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his General Practice Residency Program at the University Of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Murphy maintains membership in the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society. Dr. Murphy has been practicing in the Morganton area since 2001 and opened the Morganton practice in 2005. After recognizing the need for dental care for children in this area, he expanded the practice to include pediatric dentistry. Dr Murphy supports various local organizations as well as contributing books to local elementary schools.

Dr. Murphy and his wife, Linda, have been married since 1980 and have three children. When not in the office, Dr. Murphy enjoys outdoor activities with his family, soccer, and restoring cars.
Dr. Bates - Dental Care in Morganton, NC
J. Lee Bates, D.D.S.
General Dentist
Dr. Bates was born in South Carolina, but grew up in four states. He lived in Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia before moving to North Carolina to attend college at UNCC and then UNC School of Dentistry. Dr. Bates received his dental degree in 1978 and has been practicing in North Carolina since that time.
For the first 36 years of his career, he owned a private practice which he sold in June 2014. At that time, Dr. Bates and his wife moved to Jonas Ridge, NC.
Dr. Bates and his wife have been married since 1983. They have two grown children and two grandchildren. They enjoy the beauty of the mountains and the slower pace of life since moving to Jonas Ridge in 2014.
Dr. Bates and his wife enjoy traveling with friends, antiquing, playing cards and many other activities.
Michael T. Holt, DDS.
Pediatric dentist
Member of the American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry.

Crystal D. Ferguson, D.D.S.
Pediatric Dentist