Michael Murat, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Mike Murat enjoys being a part of people's journey to dental wellness. From diagnosis of needs to understanding each person's priorities, he strives to give every patient ideal treatment choices, care and comfort. He's fulfilled when he sees his patients maintain their best oral health throughout their lives.
Dr. Murat grew up in Wisconsin, graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a B.S. in Psychology in 1975. He spent the next five years as a Campus Life Director in Youth for Christ working with high school students in the mid-Wisconsin area. Knowing he wanted to pursue a health career, Dr. Murat entered the University of Minnesota dental school and graduated in 1984. He and his wife, Susan, and their three sons settled in one of his favorite areas of the country, the Pacific Northwest. He has been practicing in The Dalles since 1985. When he's not working he enjoys golf, hiking, travel and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Murat is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. He has served on the board of Oregon AGD which included being state president. He is a member of the Oregon Dental Association and has served on the Board of Trustees. Valuing continuing education, he has been a part of several hands on study clubs. Dr. Murat has completed eight mission trips to Mexico and Romania and plans more for the future.