• Our Partners

    Dr. R. Anthony Murray


    North Carolina

    R. Anthony Murray is originally from and grew up in Nashville, NC.

    He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Doctor of Dental Surgery with Honors from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center.

    Dr. Murray enjoys both the clinical and academic aspects of surgery. Prior to returning to North Carolina, he was on the faculty at the Indiana University School of Dentistry in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. He has published in various peer-reviewed professional journals and has given lectures to various local/regional dental study clubs on a variety of topics.

    Dr. Murray is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (board certified) and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a member of the North Carolina Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Fifth District Dental Society, and the Four Corners Dental Study Club.

    Dr. Murray and his wife have three children and in his spare time enjoys spending time with family, water sports, and fishing.

    Dr. Sam Kleitches: Sam J. Kleitches DDS | Charlotte, NC
    I’ve been practicing since ‘89, and my top priority has always been the care of my patients. The Guardian partnership allows me to focus on my patient care, maintain the highest standards of dentistry, and do the work that I love without the stresses that come with running a business.– Dr. Kleitches
    Dr. Jake Moon: Savannah Dental Care| Aubrey, TX.
    I can keep doing what I’m doing while working toward partnership.– Dr. Jake Moon
    Dr. Yu: Carp Dental | Philadelphia, PA
    Guardian is different. They recognize potential and award partnership benefits right away.– Dr. Yu
    Drs. Hisham Barakat, Sanae Berrada, Uzma Ansari | Virginia
    Our initial and continued partnership with GDP has exceeded our expectations. We used to dream about the success we’re having as a group now. This has truly been a transformational experience in so many ways for everyone on our team.– Hisham Barakat
    Drs. Amit Ganglani, Joti Johal, Thayer Bouali, and Richard Dunning: Fresh Dental | Charlotte Metro
    We’ve always had a clear vision of what our Fresh Dental brand could become. Guardian has helped us focus on bringing that vision to life. We’ll be building new practices, adding great partner practices to our team across our region, and continuing to grow our legacy business. We’re so excited for what’s to come.– Dr. Joti Johal