Scott Billings and Christopher Murphy
Owners, Eastern Shore Dental Care
Dr. Billings is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and founded the practice on Kent Island in 1981. In 2016, he was named Queen Anne’s County Business Leader of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. He has also received numerous other accolades, including: “Favorite Business Owner” and “Favorite Dentist” by The Shore Update, “Top Doc” and “Top Invisalign Provider” by What’s Up! Eastern Shore; “Favorite Doc” by Chesapeake Family Magazine. In the fall of 2017, he and Dr. Murphy were presented an official citation from Senator Steve Hershey on behalf of the Maryland General Assembly in recognition of their, “Commitment to the health and well-being of the residents of the Eastern Shore.” He has been featured on local TV and radio stations all over the Eastern Shore, including WBOC-TV (Salisbury), WCTR 96.1 (Chestertown), and WCEI 96.7 (Easton.) Dr. Billings is married and has four adult children. When he’s not working, he likes to travel, golf and study photography.
Dr. Murphy partnered with Dr. Billings in 1986. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed postgraduate education studies for implant restorations and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Murphy was prominently featured in the May, 2017 issue of DentalTown Magazine – a national industry-leading publication – for his mission work performed around the world. He has also been widely recognized in the area as the following: “Favorite Business Owner”and “Favorite Dentist” by readers of The Shore Update; “Top Doc” and “Top Invisalign Provider” by readers of “What’s Up! Eastern Shore; “Favorite Doc” by readers of Chesapeake Family Magazine. In the fall of 2017, Dr. Murphy was recognized by the Maryland General Assembly for his work in the community. He is married and the father of two adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and piloting small planes.
Worry-Free Dentistry At Last
Publication Date: June 2019
Overcome Your Dental Anxiety
Dental anxiety and fear is something often experienced but rarely talked about. Maybe you’re embarrassed to tell someone about your fears and would rather just not see the dentist at all. But if you’re reading this, know that you are not alone―about 75 percent of Americans suffer from some degree of dental anxiety.
Dr. Scott Billings and Dr. Christopher Murphy know these patients all too well. They have seen everything―patients who struggled with claustrophobia or those who were scared of being hurt. That’s why they wrote Worry-Free Dentistry at Last! A Patient’s Guide to Anxiety-Free Dentistry―to examine every aspect of dental phobias, breaking them down so they can show you how a caring, compassionate, and skilled dentist can help you get past them.