Dr. Murthy

William U. Murthy, DMD

Dr. Murthy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (UPENN), where he was the recipient of the Matthew H. Cryer Award for academic excellence. After completing his Dental Medical Degree, he served in the U.S. Air Force as a Comprehensive General Dentist serving the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. He was stationed in Hampton, Virginia; Seoul, South Korea; and Tampa, Florida. Upon completion of his service commitment, he returned to UPENN to complete his specialty training in Orthodontics and Dento-facial Orthopedics.

Dr. Murthy has achieved Board Certification via the Gateway Program from the American Board of Orthodontics. He will present cases to his peers every five years to maintain his board certification status. Furthermore, while in the Air Force, he completed an additional residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, which allows him to combine all aspects of dentistry during Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. He is an active participant in national and local dental and orthodontic societies, such as the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Massachusetts Dental Society, and Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Murthy grew up in Queens, New York. In college, he majored in Biology and participated in Army ROTC. He moved to Philadelphia, PA to pursue his dental degree and his orthodontics specialty training. He practiced orthodontics for several years in a well-established practice in Philadelphia before moving to Cambridge, MA. He lives with his family in the Cambridge-Belmont area. He loves to explore the culture of the Boston area, including its numerous restaurants, museums and sporting events. He also enjoys spending quality time at home with family and their kitties, Tigger and Goldie Mann. Some of Dr. Murthy's hobbies include biking, hiking, and winter activities. He is an avid fan of science fiction TV shows and movies.