At Village Orthodontics, our mission is to provide care for you and your family in a kind and compassionate environment that features fun, professionalism, and respect. This is our mandate, and it is one of which Dr. Frederick Murrell is most proud.
Dr. Murrell loves working with new patients and their families, getting to know them on a personal level, and sharing many years of happy smiles. Your smile and your health are in good hands, and you can rest assured that when it comes to your dental health and happiness, Dr. Murrell and our entire orthodontic team are here for you.
Dr. Murrell received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto. After working in Northern Ontario for a year, Dr. Murrell attended the University of Manitoba, where he obtained his specialist degree in orthodontics as well as a Master of Science.
While pursuing his academic goals, Dr. Murrell also achieved extracurricular success as the captain of the varsity basketball team (becoming an All-Canadian athlete) at the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto. At the University of Toronto, he broke the school’s single-season scoring record for most points in a season, while also leading the nation in scoring (CIAU).
Dr. Murrell was an All-Canadian member for basketball at the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta as well. As the capper to a most distinguished athletic career, in 2008 Dr. Murrell was inducted into the University of Toronto’s Athletic Hall of Fame, a most humbling and cherished honour.
Dr. Murrell is a proud Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, after having completed a vigorous set of written, clinical, and oral examinations. He feels very honored and fortunate to be a member of such a small and distinguished group worldwide.
Dr. Murrell continues to stay current and increases his knowledge within orthodontics and dentistry by pursuing continuing education as well as through membership in various dental associations. At this time, Dr. Murrell holds membership in the:
- Toronto Orthodontic Study Club, past president
- Canadian Association of Orthodontists Scientific Meeting, chairman
- Halton Peel Dental Association, past president
- World Federation of Orthodontics
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Canadian Association of Orthodontists
- Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada
- Ontario Dental Association
- Canadian Dental Association
- Credit Valley Hospital
- Trillium Health Centre (formerly the Mississauga-Queensway hospitals)
Dr. Murrell is a Super Elite Provider of Invisalign®, an accreditation he is most proud of. In addition, he is a practicing member of the American Association of Lingual Orthodontics (braces from behind the teeth), and is the author of several articles, which have been published in both American and Canadian orthodontic/dental journals. He continues to lecture and has taught in the orthodontic department at both the University of Toronto and the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Murrell works in the community by participating as a motivational speaker at various functions, an undertaking/responsibility that he feels most impassioned about. In addition, he is a mentor for adolescents in a program aimed at encouraging youth interests in higher education and career planning.
Dr. Murrell is married to his wonderful wife Liza. They have four amazing children: two girls, Taylor and Jordan, and two boys, Sabastian and Nolan. In their spare time, Dr. Murrell, his wife, and their children enjoy the outdoors, playing golf, skiing, and travelling. Most of all they love and cherish spending time with each other.