Meet the Dentists
Owner and Dentist
Dr Virk graduated in 1997 from India with a BDS degree. After that he came to the U.S. and joined Univ of Penn for 2 years where he was involved in leading research in dental materials. After Univ of Penn, he joined Post-Graduate program in operative dentistry at Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor where he learned to do very advanced cases. Dr Virk being passionate about dentistry is one of the very few fellows of the prestigious Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Studies and has helped many patients with their migraines, TMJ pain, and smile makeovers. Currently, he is pursuing to gain the knowledge from Kois Center to educate himself on different approaches to patient care.
Dr Virk is very passionate about dentistry and wants to further his patient life to a new level by improving one smile at a time because everyone sees the smile and it changes people's lives. Dr Virk feels its very important to keep up with the pace of the world and changing dentistry. He takes extensive CE courses averaging over 150hours of CE all over the world.
Dr Virk is married to a beautiful woman (Babs) and they have 2 boys eSean and Neal. He loves outdoors and golfing and snowboarding are his passion. He enjoys watching his boys play a variety of sports and encourages them to be well rounded individuals. Together both him and his wife are involved in a lot of local charities for he feels its important to give back to the community you are part of.
Dr. Jackson received his B.S. in Biology at Cal State Fullerton, then his DMD (dental degree) at UNLV School of Dental Medicine. He has over a decade of treating patients with a strong desire to always take care of them.
Dr Jackson loved math and science from an early age and wanted to be a doctor since he was 16. He loves the chance to help people and use his hands as a dentist.
Outside the office, Dr. Jackson is busy with 4 younger kids. He enjoys outside activities like camping, snowshoeing, and going to the lake.
Dr. Mitchell has been with Avenue Dental since 2010, he received his DDS from Loma Linda School of Dentistry in 1991. His undergraduate studies were at La Sierra University in southern California and prior to that lived in the Napa Valley during high school. After dental school Dr. Mitchell lived and worked in Alaska for 12 years before moving back to California when he got married.
Dr Mitchell is an experienced and skilled dentist who is proficient in all aspects of dentistry including crown and bridge, root canals, braces, cosmetic dentistry and of course implants. He did 8 months of post grad education in implants at USC school of dentistry, and loves to place and then restore implants in the most ideal manner possible.
Dr. Mitchell enjoys getting to know the patient individual needs and the planning and engineering involved in more complex dental cases all while meeting and exceeding patient expectations in the end. He lives with his wife and three kids in Coeur d Alene and loves the NW lifestyle, he enjoys snow and water-skiing, boating, golf and spending quality time with his family.
Dr. Murdoch graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1994. After graduation he moved to Spokane and started a solo private practice for 10 years. He sold his practice with the intention of moving into a group practice. Dr. Murdoch worked with a corporate dental practice for eight years and enjoyed the multi Dr. experience. He found it much more fulfilling professionally although missed the feel of private practice. In 2016 he was offered the opportunity to join the Avenue Dental Group and has enjoyed working here ever since! He loves having a great multi Dr. team without the large corporate feeling. According to Dr. Murdoch, it really is the best of both worlds!
Dr. Murdoch chose to become a dentist because all his life he felt we have a responsibility to help others and to contribute to our community . Dentistry provide him with the unique opportunity to do exactly that and also to use his mechanical and artistic skills. It’s a wonderful profession and he enjoys the fact that he is helping people every day.
When Dr. Murdoch is not at the office, he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including traveling, snowboarding, hiking, camping, kayaking & scuba diving. He is always up for adventure in the great outdoors!