I switched to Dr. Murphy when I was pregnant because I wanted a dentist I could take the whole family to. He is a fairly conservative dentist--by which I mean he doesn't recommend a lot of drastic work or purely cosmetic-type treatments. This was a welcome change from my previous dentist, who kept trying to file down my teeth (which looked fine, by the way) without my permission. Dr. Murphy is a chatty, friendly guy, has a very positive focus, and is gentle and approving with children. His receptionists, assistants and hygienists are all terrific and very professional. My daughter loves going to the dentist--can't ask for better than that.