Meet Our Doctors

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Dr. Josh Doyle

Dr. Josh Doyle has developed a passion for dentistry since shadowing his uncle from an early age. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2017. He was born in Spokane, Washington and grew up in Bettendorf, IA. He was captain of the basketball team at University of North Dakota, achieving academic all conference.

Dr. Josh is a sports enthusiast. He also likes to travel, read, and swim in his free time. It is clear that Dr. Josh is not only passionate about dentistry but also about his patients he cares for like family.

Dr. Josh focuses on continuing education to serve his patients with the latest knowledge and technology, delivering quality care in a comfortable environment. His kindness, sense of humor and zest for life will make even a trip to the dentist enjoyable.

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Dr. Mike Murphy

Dr. Murphy has been a dentist for over 20 years. He went to college at Virginia Tech, and is a huge Hokie fan. After dental school at the Medical College of Virginia, he completed an AEGD residency in the US Air Force. After finishing active duty, he moved back to Virginia with his very expectant wife, Tara. He had his own practice in Virginia for 10 years before he met Dr. Satterwhite from Phillips, Wi. After some family discussions, Tara and Mike decided to sell the Virginia practice and move back to Tara’s hometown in the Northwoods in 2011. With a passion for dental implants, he has immersed himself into continuing education with over 1000 hours, and over 300 of that specifically to dental implants. He is a Dilpomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Tara and Mike have 5 children and are big supporters of local music and athletic programs.

Meet Our Caring Team

Jennifer

Jennifer

Practice Manager

Jennifer is the practice manager at Northwoods Dentistry. She works out of the Prentice business office, but travels to all five of Northwoods Dentistry's locations. Jenny grew up in Prentice and moved back in 2001 where she started working in the dental office that would eventually become Northwoods Dentistry. She has been working with Dr. Murphy since 2011. Jenny is passionate about continuing education, always striving for the best for herself and the team. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, music, and spending time with family, especially her husband and two children.


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Marissa

Business Manager

Marissa has lived in the Northwoods of Wisconsin her whole life. She loves the charm of the small town and being close to her immediate family. Marissa is the business manager at Northwoods Dentistry and her extensive background in customer service and management makes her a valued team member. After being in human resources and staffing for several years, Marissa decided to enter the dental industry to work with Dr. Murphy and his wonderful team of people she knows and trusts from the area. She brings a wealth of interpersonal skills and professionalism along with true client compassion and will be there to help you have the best dental experience possible.


Sandi

Sandi

Office Manager

Sandi is the office manager at Northwoods Dentistry. She was born and raised in the Medford area. After high school, Sandi attended UW Marathon. Uncertain if the dental field was the area she wanted to study, she took a job as a dental assistant. She has been in the field for over 40 years and has made it a career. Sandi's goal is to make sure our patients are treated well and happy to come back to Northwoods Dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, along with curling, shopping and cooking.


Tina

Tina

Insurance Coordinator

Tina is the insurance coordinator at Northwoods Dentistry. She works at our Phillips location, but assists our Ladysmith, Medford, Park Falls and Rice Lake locations as well. She has worked for Northwoods since 2006. Tina lives in Phillips and enjoys being a grandma. She is a positive part of our team, and her knowledge and experience help many of our patients make the best decisions.


Amanda

Amanda

Dental Assistant

Amanda is a dental assistant at Northwoods Dentistry. Amanda has been an assistant since 2009 and has worked for Northwoods Dentistry since 2017. She always makes sure their patients are comfortable and informed about their dental needs. Amanda grew up in Rib Lake and resides there with her husband, Brandon and son Chet. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. Amanda enjoys cheering on her husband during baseball season and traveling with him and Chet during the summer league. Amanda loves what she does, and it shows in her interactions with patients and her ability to make them feel well taken care of.


Sue

Sue

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sue is a dental hygienist at Northwoods Dentistry. She has been working at Northwoods since 2017, making sure their patients are comfortable and well taken care of. Sue grew up in Abbotsford and went to North Central Technical College receiving her associate degree in dental hygiene. In her spare time, she enjoys painting on canvas, scrapbooking, card making, baking, playing volleyball, and wool rug hooking. She is always looking for ways to help patients and the team.


Tracy

Tracy

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tracy is a dental hygienist at Northwoods Dentistry. She has been working at Northwoods since 2017. Tracy is passionate about her job, making sure her patients are comfortable, informed, and well taken care of. Tracy grew up in Medford and went to Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, where she received her associate degree in dental hygiene. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, curling and watching her children play sports. She is always ready to help and comes to work with a smile!


Our Dental Philosophy

Modern Technology

We maintain a modern facility equipped with the latest in dental technology, including digital x-rays, electric drills and intraoral cameras, to name a few. We know that technology helps us provide accurate diagnosis, gentle care and excellent results for you. We will continue to invest with you in mind.


Comprehensive Services

No need to travel for your dental care! We are proud to offer a wide range of services, from general and preventive dentistry to more advanced services in cosmetics, endodontics, implants and more, right here in our office. Enjoy the ease and convenience that comes from having all your family’s dental needs met in one location from a team you already know and trust.


Comfortable Treatments

It’s important to us that you feel comfortable during your visit. We are well-known for providing gentle care and a relaxing dental experience. You’ll love our excellent chairside manner and gentle touch. We promise to do everything we can to help each patient feel at ease.


Welcoming Environment

When you walk through our doors, you’ll enjoy a calm and welcoming environment at our practice. We are attentive and patient, demonstrating constant compassion and respect. We genuinely want our patients to be happy and enjoy their dental visit.


Patient Education

You will be informed and educated during your visit with us. We will take the time to talk with you about the health of your smile, as well as teach you how to avoid future problems and maintain proper at-home preventive care. Our goal is to help you have a beautiful, healthy smile for years to come.


Advanced Training

Our team is passionate about continuing education and training. We stay up-to-date on the latest advances dentistry has to offer so we can continually improve our clinical skills and provide better care for you and your family.

If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

Our team is skilled, knowledgeable and detailed.