Dr. Tyson was born in Washington and raised here in Idaho Falls. While attending Hillcrest High School – Go Knights!!— He, unknowingly to him, met his future wife, who was going to Idaho Falls High School – obligatory ‘Go Tigers!!’ — After High School, Dr Tyson had the amazing opportunity to live in the beautiful country of Venezuela for two years. Because of this, Dr. Tyson is fluent in Spanish and mastered his dads jokes.
After returning to his hometown, he married his highschool sweetheart, Rachelle Woolstenhlme, and off to college they went. He graduated from ISU where he not only earned his zoology degree, but also served on the student council as the activities director. This must be where he learned to be the witty doctor we know him as. After ISU, he packed up his family and moved to Pittsburgh where he attended the University of dental medicine and earned his DMD. He has received training in oral surgery, prosthodontics, pediatrics, endodontics and special needs sedation dentistry. During dental school, Dr. Tyson served in numerous community outreach programs at public health clinics and participated in the annual give kids a smile day at his school. He was an active member of the Spanish dental club at his school.
After Graduating from dental school, Dr. Tyson wanted to move back to his hometown and work side by side with his dad Dr. Murdock. He absolutely loved having his dad as his mentor for 10 years. Dr. Tyson is passionate about dentistry and quality care for his patients. He works with mountain view hospital to help the special needs of the community and young kids to achieve dental work through sedation. Dr. Tyson is always seeking to increase his knowledge by staying current on dental topics, procedures and equipment through continuing education. He has completed extra training in Clear aligner therapy through clear correct, Cerec crowns and veneers, Implant placement for teeth and denture stability.
Dr. Tyson’s family consists of his beautiful wife Rachelle and their two children. He spends many hours listening to his son play the drums or piano, or watching his daughter tumble on the gymnastics mat. He loves to help his wife with her passion of crafting and can often be found out in the shop doing woodworking for her. If not found in those locations, you can be sure he’s out on the golf course, usually the one yelling at the ball that’s going in the wrong direction!