In practice since 1981, Dr. Joy combines experience with a passion for excellence. He and his seasoned team strive to provide the best possible care in a comfortable and fun environment. Dr. Joy has extensive experience in full mouth reconstruction providing the best esthetic and functional outcomes. He continually strives to improve his knowledge and skills by pursuing post-graduate continuing education in all aspects of aesthetic and restorative dentistry, averaging 150 hours a year.
He incorporates the latest technology in all aspects of his treatment and works with a talented team of specialists to ensure the best long-term outcomes for his patients.
Dr. Joy and his dental assistant Cammie enjoy volunteering at CDA Cares which provides dental services at no charge to an average of 1,950 people at each event. CDA Cares serves as a safety net for many people needing relief from the pain and infection of untreated dental disease. It is a very worthwhile and fulfilling cause.
In his spare time, Dr. Joy enjoys playing recreational and competitive tennis, squash, skiing, and hiking. Photography is a passion he shares with his patients by displaying his National Geographic quality photos on monitors in the office.
San Francisco Veteran’s Administration Hospital, General Practice Residency -1981
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine- 1980, Graduated number 4 out of 165 in his class
Matthew Cryer Honor Society – the highest academic honor at Penn Dental Medicine, awarded to the top ten students in each class after the first two years
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society (Phi Beta Kappa of Dental School) - Physiology / Pharmacology Prize
American Academy of Dental Radiology Prize
University of California, Santa Cruz, BA with Honors in Biology
Current President Mid-Peninsula Dental Society
Member American Dental Association
Member California Dental Association
Clinical Director for Palo Alto Study Club
Member Seattle Study Club
Sustaining Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Member CEREC Doctors
Past Clinical Instructor at UCSF Dental School
Clinical Instructor at Foothill College Dental Hygiene Program
Lecturer in General Dentistry at Foothill College Dental Assisting Program
Board of Directors Foothill College Dental Assisting/ Hygiene Program
The Seattle Study Club Journal Volume 19, Issues 2 & 3
Clinical Treatment Planning - Case 80
Active Clinical Treatment – Case 80