Christopher H. Joy, D.M.D. (General & Cosmetic Dentist) based out of Palo Alto, CA. Christopher H. Joy values your feedback and has received (900) reviews with an average rating of 5.0 from patients. Click on the Post Review button to share your comments.

Christopher H. Joy, D.M.D.

General & Cosmetic Dentist

Palo Alto, CA

(900)

Ardan B.

Outstanding!
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Annie A.

Doctor Joy has been my dentist for my whole life. He is kind and caring, and professional. The rest of his team is wonderful as well. Can't say enough good things about him and the office!
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Antony

I've been coming here for two years. they are the best. 10/10 recommend
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Anonymous

The Team is very professional, honest, fun and accommodating to last minute changes. I would highly recommend to anyone.
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Susan H.

Dr Joy and his staff are the best. Work was truly painless and the results beautiful. Would recommend without reservation
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Birgitte M.

Chris Joy is an outstanding dentist, caring, very skillful, and good at the aesthetics as well as the medical aspects of dentistry.
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Robert H.

I have had many dentists over my 67 years as I've moved around the country. Dr. Joy is certainly one of the best. He is careful and a real pleasure to be around. He is a true craftsman, and he us...
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Susan H.

Dr Joy and his staff are the best. Always feel cared for and leave happy! They explain what needs to be done and in a friendly painless way get the job done.
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Renata K.

Dr. Joy is excellent, I have many years of experience
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Gib M.

Cares, thorough and really good at his craft.
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Martin L.

Dr Joy and his staff are professional, courteous and respectful. They communicate very well on all aspects of the process with thorough and thoughtful explanations. They employed current technolo...
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Charles P.

Had a semi emergency. Dr. Joy fit me in and took care of the problem.
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Carol C.

Amy has been my hygenist for over 15 years. She is AMAZING! So gentle and proficient and such a pleasure to catch up with while having my teeth cleaned. Always a great experience.
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Anonymous

Fantastic dentist that I've been going to for more than 10 years. Only does what is needed. A bright, sunny personality.
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Andrew M.

I have been going to see Chris and his team for over Thirty years and I have never had a complaint about the quality of the dental care I receive. Now if I could just do my part my teeth might las...
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Susan S.

Dr. Joy is a very talented dentist with a great eye. And as wonderful as he is as a dentist is as nice as he is as a human being. Everyone in his office is a pleasure to deal with. Best of all, I ...
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Anne S.

Dr. Joy has been our family dentist for 20 years. He is a perfectionist and every aspect of dental health and cosmetic dentistry. We moved to HI 10 years ago but still come back to his dental ...
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Sidsel S.

I am a long time patient of Dr. Joy and his team and recommend his dental office.
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James I.

I think this is the third crown replacement over the years that I have done with Dr. Joy. Highly professional, keeps me informed about the process, sets the time expectations clearly. He is using...
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Greg C.

I've been coming here for decades. I won't go anywhere else, regardless of what my insurance says. Dr. Joy is just the right amount of perfectionist mixed with really nice guy. His staff are abs...
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John T.

Dr Joy and team did their magic with a new crown in 2.5 hours! I'm a long time patient.
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Cat M.

I have been a patient of Dr. Joy's for over 4 years. His staff are professional and friendly. Dr. Joy's handiwork is second to none. Got my first crown yesterday and I was in and out within 2.5...
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Nick B.

Fantastic - really an amazing dentist. I had a horribly complicated issue with broken teeth, fillings and serious wear and all sorted out in visit. Quite amazing, and with a grandfather as a dentis...
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Jack T.

I am 94 years old and still have all my teeth. Thank you Dr Joy.
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Dale F.

Chris and team are wonderful..... While getting my teeth work on is always worrisome, this team calmed all my fears and provide a great experience.
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Patricia B.

I really appreciate the through mouth exam of the tongue, cheeks and glands. The ultrasonic scaler leaves my teeth very sensitive, and the hygienist had no problem doing 90% of the cleaning by han...
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James I.

Always on time, prompt, excellent service!
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William W.

Fabulous in all regards of cleaning and dental repairs!
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Joanne B.

Dr. Christopher Joy is prompt, efficient, professional, and thorough. I've had three or four appointments now with them and the hygienists are friendly, making the time of cleaning teeth go by qui...
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Sally M.

I came for a routine cleaning. It was "on time," professional and pleasant. I'll come again. In fact, I have an appointment for six months forward.
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Dave L.

I've required numerous crowns due to extreme bruxism (grinding, resulting in cracked teeth); all have endured 20+ years now. Also my mouth is extremely narrow and deep; Dr. joy placed a superb cro...
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Alice S.

Have enjoyed the give and take and professionalism for years.
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Linda K.

I have been a patient for many years and have seen most of the hygienists at one time or another. Each visit has been a good experience. I have a bad gag reaction and need lots of breaks to swallow...
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Sharon M.

Traffic was bad and I was delayed about 15 minutes, so I called to let the office know. It was OK and I was accepted with the same grace as for every visit. Office runs on time, and all staff are A...
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Tom A.

My family's been coming here for almost a decade and have always been impressed with Dr. Joy's excellent work. We have tried several other dentists for a variety of dental ordeals, and he is the best.
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Eva P.

Thank you for a wonderful dental visit -- from the support staff, to the dental hygienist, to Dr. Joy himself -- you make my visits so pleasant and quick. Thank you. Special shout-out to Liz and D...
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Marie B.

Just had a crown done by Dr. Joy and then returned for cleaning with Amy. The crown experience took only one visit because Dr. Joy uses the latest technology and 3-D prints your new crown right aw...
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Emilie R.

Dr. Christopher Joy and his staff are highly professional and put quality of work and customer satisfaction as highest priorities. The staff is friendly and do thorough work. Dr. Joy makes sure t...
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Sandra R.

Dr. Joy and his excellent team are the absolute best. You WANT to go to this office. No matter what issues you are dealing with, Dr. Joy knows how to solve them. Fantastic. And I came in with s...
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JUNE V.

Dr. Christopher Joy has been my outstanding dentist for many years. I have been treated extremely well by all of his staff. If I do my part, I have nothing to worry about. Thanks again all of yo...
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Margaret J.

Front office, superb. Dental care, superb. Friendly, professional, efficient and all around a great experience.
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Phillip S.

Excellent service and staff
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Alden C.

Do yourself a favor and look into this group. I have had extensive dental work done and they bend over backwards to work around
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Joyce C.

I have had my teeth cleaned many times and have always been satisfied. I am a tarter producer and not a lover of floss (shame) but my experience of yesterday (1/13) was the most amazing hygienic c...
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Nancy R.

My husband and I have been seeing Chris for years. He's just excellent technically, and he and the staff really take care of clients.I couldn't be happier with this office!
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Katherine F.

I was impressed by the coordination between staff members and how well Dr. Joy & his staff explained things to me. I first had brief history taken and an X-ray taken of the painful area in my mout...
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James I.

Dr. Christopher Joy has been my (and our family) dentist for 10 years +. We started the relationship with some serious reconstructive work I needed done where he had to partner with another surgeo...
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Sidsel S.

I would not go anywhere else!
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Jens J.

The dreaded feeling of going to the dentist never crosses my mind when seeing Dr. Joy. What's in a name? I have been going to Dr. Joy's practice for more than 25 years and I have been very happy fi...
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Richard S.

Very thoughtful dentist who I have been going to for years.
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Pamela H.

Great visit...
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Melody P.

Wonderful professional hygienists and dentist who all participate in full dental care.
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Leslie A.

Outstanding as always!
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Wendy S.

Dr. Joy does beautiful work. Up on latest technology. Great support team!
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Anonymous

Always great professional treatment and remarkably kind staff!! A winning combination.
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Anonymous

Great! He seemed a little busy pre-holidays but no complaints.
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Craig S.

Top shelf care by Dr. Joy's entire team.
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John H.

Dr. Joy saw me on very short notice, diagnosed the problem and recommended a solution.
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Lorie C.

Excellent experience, as always. I appreciate the care and attention received from Christopher Joy's dental practice.
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Glenn C.

Dr Joy brought me joy (and relief!!) by "crowning me" perfectly on Dec 5.
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Martin L.

Dr Joy, Amy and there staff have a very warm vibe. My fears associated with "the dentist" are gone.
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Earle J.

I had my routine visit to Chris Joy and his Hygenist, the beautiful Nazri. Everything was fine, as usual. Chris runs an excellent operation, very informal, but very professional. I have recommen...
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Anonymous

We've been going to Dr. Joy for many years and we are completely satisfied patients. I had another dentist do a crown once. That was a mistake. It bothered me for years until it was replaced by ...
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Anonymous

Wow. Best dentistry experience ever. Professional, sincere, up-to-date, and patient-centered. Couldn't ask for more.
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Anonymous

Patient care is top notch, Dr. Joy is an excellent provider
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Anonymous

on time - caring very skilled
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Richard F.

CALL REGARDING AN EMERGENCY , HE ASK ME TO COME IN RIGHT AWAY AND IS FOLLOWING UP WIT THE OTHER DOCTORS.
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Todd G.

Chris was amiable, approachable and thorough. It's clear he and his staff know what they're doing and work really well together.
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Anonymous

The dental work was done quickly and well. I was shocked, though, when Dr. Joy engaged in a 3-minute conversation during an important part of my procedure about Palo Alto's composting program with...
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Raymond E.

My dentist for 25 years.No need to even think about changing. Very satisfied
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Howard Z.

This was my first appointment with a new hygienist. Probably it takes getting used to, but I prefer a hygienist with a somewhat lighter touch. Maybe there is another, better fit for me.
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Sharon M.

On time, courteous and friendly as always. Paid attention to the note in my file about "nothing with mint flavoring." I have been seeing Dr. Joy for many years, and he is the only dentist I will tr...
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Drew W.

Great service, friendly staff. Thanks!
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Dan S.

Very skilled and knowledgible.
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Mary R.

I made the appointment for teeth cleaning AND for a consultation with Dr. Joy regarding the health of my teeth. There was a brief meeting with Dr. Joy when he focused on an expensive treatment for ...
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Carol C.

I have been seeing Amy my hygienist for 20 years. She is gentle and thorough and we always have a wonderful time catching up on our kids, life, etc.
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Emilie R.

My experiences at this practice have always been very pleasant. The staff is friendly, professional, and skilled. They respect your time and try to be on time. The facilities are state of the ar...
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Jeff V.

Simply the best dentist I've seen in fifty years.
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Anonymous

Cleaning started 15 minutes late, hygenist didn't introduce herself, otherwise services were OK.
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Bevan J.

Very professional.
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Jonathan R.

It is hard to imagine visiting the dentist as a pleasure, but Chris and the whole office do everything they can to make it just that.
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Anonymous

Dr Joy and the staff are so friendly and caring. They do incredible work and they are nice folks.
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Emily Y.

Thanks for a great first filling experience! I promise I am flossing daily
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Margaret J.

Friendly front office, very professional and efficient. Dental hygienists are the BEST! Dr. Joy is thorough in explaining everything and if any procedure is necessary I guarantee perfection. His re...
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Terri G.

Always very caring, professional and courteous service
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy is amazing! He took my daughter in for an emergency and repaired her broken smile in an hour or so.
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Assia C.

Always on time, very clean and the room is always confortable the are very kind.
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Amir M.

Great, personal and friendly service
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Scott B.

The dental cleaning by Shannon went great! I will miss Arlene, but Shannon was very good. See you in about six months!
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Stephen W.

Great group! Chris and his crew do a remarkable job. The level of care and service is fantastic. Chris is part artist, part scientist, part engineer. What he does is masterful, and combined with hi...
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Dawn G.

This was my first visit to Dr. Joy's office. He was very professional and took his time to go over my previous history. He was very knowledgeable and uses the latest technology. His office staff...
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Stephen D.

Great cleaning and checkup. Thank you.
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Anonymous

I have been seeing Dr. Joy since around 1998 or 1999. Before that, I had difficulty finding a dentist who knew how to provide the service I needed to have success with my dental health which was a ...
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Karen R.

I found Dr. Joy in the early 80s because my roommate went to him.  She thinks that she was his first (or one of his first) crown patients.  He still asks about her and her family.  When I tell her ...
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Karen R.

I found Dr. Joy in the early 80s because my roommate went to him. She thinks that she was his first (or one of his first) crown patients. He still asks...
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Anonymous

Great dentist with wonderful team!
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Marilyn P.

Always a pleasure to see Chris Joy and his staff. Thank you.
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Peter M.

As a patient of many years, I can confirm without hesitation that Dr. Joy is a first-rate dentist. He also has a superb staff supporting him, including both his technicians and front-desk team.
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James I.

The team is always courteous, professional, looking out for my long term health. Great dental care.
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Jean R.

A great dentist. Makes me look good.
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Jane T.

I love my yearly visits. Everyone is very friendly and accommodating.
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Marcos K.

Excellent very courteous service with the latest equipment and technology. He did a root canal and a prosthetic tooth (3-D printing right there) all in one sitting and I walked out with a function...
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Steve D.

As always very professional and efficient Dr Joy and his staff are the best.
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Valerie C.

Excellent. I have been going to Dr. Joy for over 25 years and they are the best.
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Anonymous

Consistently good care
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Lorie C.

Excellent, as always!
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Steve D.

Dr. Joy's dental assistants are alway professional, extremely competent, and friendly. I have known Chris Joy for many years and consider him at the top of his game and the best dentist I have ever...
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Mark A.

Amy is just the best!
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Barbara W.

Always thorough and always professional. The staff is fun and efficient. Great experience.
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Anonymous

Amy is the best. Ever.
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy is my dentist for 25 years. This time I lost filling from my front tooth. As always he schedule an appointment right away. As always he provide excellent high quality job. And it was fast a...
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Chris B.

Great experience as usual
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Earle J.

Another excellent appointment. My favorite Hygienist, Arlene, has retired. It was my first visit to Nazri, her replacement. I am very impressed with Nazri and in fact, with all of the staff in C...
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Marie B.

I have been a patient of Dr. Joy's for 20+ years and cannot say enough about the excellent medical and dental care my husband and I receive from him and his excellent staff. This crew is simply th...
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Steve W.

Great people, classy operation, extremely talented leader-Chris Joy.
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Frank C.

Amy is wonderful!
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Gib M.

He is fabulous. Does a great job.
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John H.

Excellent. Very qualified and attentive.
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Jon C.

Chris is both an outstanding dentist and an interesting and engaging person. My recent experience was just great!
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Anonymous

I had a toothache and figured it was a root canal. I called, they set up the appointment quickly, verified it was a root canal and then had the root canal through the crown that was already there. ...
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Charlie P.

My wife and I have been going to Dr. Joy for many years. He and his staff are terrific. He should write a book on how to operate a consumer medical practice.
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Bill Y.

Dr. Joy and his staff are Great! No one like s having to go to the dentist but if you need a dentist, Dr. Joy is the one to see!
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Ben K.

Amy always friendly and does a thorough teeth cleaning.
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Richard F.

I had many dentist he is by far the best because I worked in so many places changing dentist all the time
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Anonymous

best dental cleaning i've experienced.
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Jeanette D.

I had an excellent visit to my Hygienist at Dr. Joy's office.
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Michael B.

Best medical professional I have ever worked with, in any field.
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Margaret J.

Wonderful front office and always meticulous attention to my dental needs and comfort.
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Sheila L.

Excellent. I've been seeing Dr. Joy and staff for over 35 years!
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Lorie C.

The best! Always, consistently, outstanding service in all ways.
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Jane W.

The service provided was pleasant and professional, as always.
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Jack W.

Almost fun to go to the Dentist. Hard to believe I can say it, but it's true!
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Rob F.

Great.
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Emilie R.

Prompt, professional, and cheerful staff. Great dental work!
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Anonymous

Excellent service.My teeth are well cared-for at Dr. Joy's
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Stephen H.

It was fast a little painful.
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Nga C.

Had teeth cleaned by Arleene. She was very meticulous and took her time explaining to me how to take care of my teeth properly. She gave me tools to clean my teeth as well. Dr. Joy came in to exam...
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James B.

Arlene is the best!!
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Stephen H.

They fit me in their schedule quickly, the appointment was on time and solution was found.
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John V.

I have experienced a range of dental care down through the years. I complimented Dr. Joy on his use of photographic information, which is a step beyond what I have had in the past. Also, everythi...
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Gabriela M.

Dr. Joy is a phenomenal dentist. My results are superb. The staff is wonderful too!!
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Norma Y.

Great service, as usual
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Terri G.

Always on time, friendly, warm, professional and thorough.
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Gregory G.

Been going almost twenty years. Love him as much as you can your dentist...
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Anonymous

The dental hygienist was amazingly gentle!!!!! Loved it!
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Anonymous

Pleasant staff; hygenist didn't floss my teeth after a routine cleaning; very high price for cleanings, even for Palo Alto.
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Rick D.

Amy, who is a dental assistant extraordinaire, was thorough and efficient. Isn't that what you want when you go to the dentist? Come out feeling very clean and know that your care has been so tho...
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Peter M.

Dr. Joy is a superb dentist with excellent interpersonal skills. My wife and I have been clients for many years. He also has a first rate support team, from the dental hygienists to the front desk ...
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Deborah F.

Staff, Dental assistant and DMD as well as office is as always wonderful.
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Anonymous

I have been a patient for more than 10 years. Dr. Joy is the best dentist I ever had. I absolutely recommend him.
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Joan S.

Caring, efficient
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Larry S.

Great experience with a crown for a broken tooth. Quick and painless. Plus safari pictures!
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Mary L.

Dr, Joy has always been careful, considerate, and has gone the extra mile with all my dental care. His office staff is great and friendly and the office itself is a very pleasant place to go. I wou...
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Elena M.

They have a wonderful practice!
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Laurie H.

Dr. Joy and his staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. I appreciate Dr. Joy's willingness to listen and answer questions, as well as his thoroughness in examination.
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Anna K.

as always an excellent experience
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Anonymous

Best dental hygienists in the South bay!!
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Melissa H.

Personal--careful assessment; Dr took time with me: clear explanations--all tailored to my case. I got a more thorough understanding of my mouth than I've ever had, which I appreciate. It is clear ...
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Dan R.

have been going to Dr. Joy for over 20 years. He does excellent quality work and his hygienists are also great. His work is very careful and his pain management is also very good. He always call...
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Anonymous

Always great!
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Marcos K.

My visit was for teeth cleaning and inspection. I was admitted on time, I was asked of any changes in my health and medications.
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Anonymous

The best dentist I have ever had! Very responsive, and the crowns prepared by him have the best fit.
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Ryan H.

Fantastic as usual. Chris is a thoughtful conservative clinician, and I trust him immensely.
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Stephen C.

Always good, professional service. Thanks for checking on my crown, Chris. Arlene, great work and advice as always. Many thanks!
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Anonymous

My initial consultation with Dr Joy was the most thorough I've ever had: xray, teeth & gum examination, discussion about food&drinks; habits. Dr Joy is fun and caring.
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John H.

Excellent . Very professional and pleasant.
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Su L.

He knows what he is doing and to solve patient's issue(s) immediately.
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Anonymous

Been gong to Dr. Joy for > 25 years now. Always have a friendly atmosphere here and their care of patients is awesome. If you're looking for a dentist it's worth your time!
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Anonymous

I cannot think of a more superb dentist. Dr. Joy is an expert in all areas of his practice. He is extremely intelligent, keeps up with current research, has a keen eye, and executes all procedures ...
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Kevin O.

Chris and his staff always make the time to address any issues I have and to do a thorough job cleaning my teeth. It's a friendly place focused on patient satisfaction.
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Carol D.

Dr. Joy's staff is caring and thorough. My teeth have always been cleaned painlessly and completely, with close attention to potential problems.
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George N.

Chris Joy and his team make "going to the dentist" a tolerable thing. Borderline enjoyable
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John S.

Another professional and pleasurable teeth cleaning at Dr Joy's office!
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Jeannette O.

Excellent and greatly appreciated work. Especially appreciate getting the appointment so quickly as it might have become painful in another day or tow. The Staff is very kind and excellent too.
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Patricia J.

A very professional office with friendly staff working under an artistic dentist whose artistic abilities greatly enhance the services he offers. Not only does he provide the normal services, you ...
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Anonymous

The visit (as always) was great. Chris is easy to work with and the staff is phenomenal.
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Anonymous

Arlene was awesome, as usual. Dr. Joy seemed like he was in a bad mood, or tiried? His "bedside manner" was not very friendly.
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Karen F.

Everything is terrific -- from the front desk being very friendly and accommodating in scheduling appointments to Dr. Joy being a true artist in fashioning the crowns I needed. When my husband fir...
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Jane W.

During a routine exam by Dr. Joy this month, I complained that chewing "fresh raspberries" caused pain. He treated this complaint by slightly grinding some of the area off two molars. His soluti...
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James D.

Chris is a very skilled dentist. His work has been praised by others in the industry.
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Anonymous

Uneventful Post root canal filling. Dr. Joy spent a lot of time with me discussing various options regarding my many worn and misplaced teeth. He really cares about his patients!
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Lesley H.

Dr. Joy has been my dentist for over 20 years. He is truly compassionate about his work. He cares about his patients and provides great preventive care. I trust him and would recommend his servi...
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Lillian J.

It was great!
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Maureen S.

What a deal!! My old fillings were fixed and the space between my teeth was filled -- so cosmetic dentistry -- I'm thrilled.
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Anonymous

My experience with Dr. Joy and his colleagues has been nothing but positive. Everyone in that office is friendly, flexible, highly professional, making it clear that I'm always in good hands. Histo...
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Emilie R.

Friendly competent service in pleasant environment.
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James I.

High quality work, personable staff, knowledgeable and helpful.
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Joanna D.

It was fine,comfortable (as a dentist visit can be) staff was pleasant and efficient. i will come again..
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Anonymous

No wait time, great care and f/u plan.
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Anonymous

I have been a long time patient of Dr. Joy and his staff. They have done an excellent job of maintaining my teeth in a healthy state.
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Sheila L.

Dr. Joy has been my dentist for 35 years now. I have one thing to say: "I love Chris Joy DMD"! The absolute best dentist anyone could ask for. Excellent work for a needy/ demanding patient like me.
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Pamela H.

Great experience from start to finish. I felt welcome when I arrived, was taken back fairly quickly, and everyone was really professional and friendly. At every moment, I felt like I (and my teet...
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Marie B.

I've been a patient of Dr. Joy's for many years and have referred many friends and family. He and his team are simply the best.
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Terri G.

As promised by Liz, Shannon got me in and out in under an hour, and with my retainer and night guard cleaned as well as my teeth. She was very efficient and thorough even with the time constraint. ...
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Sheila L.

Excellent care provider...can't thank Dr. Joy and his staff enough!
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Jill H.

As usual, Dr. Joy is the consummate professional. His work is first-rate, and his "bedside" manner is wonderful. It was a long, long appointment but Dr. Joy made it as pleasant as possible. His ass...
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Anonymous

Hygienist talked too much.
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Lars J.

Dr. Joy and his staff are friendly, timely, quality work, good follow-up, helpful with insurance.
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Cristina C.

Love doctor Joy and all the girls working for him. Excellent service. Though sometimes the wait from beginning of a procedure and the end is too long. Though I understand one has to wait for ane...
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Anonymous

I always enjoy my visits to Dr. Joy's Dental office. I find all the staff to be very kind helpful. Liz and Danielle up front help me big time with my billing and insurance related questions as welc...
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Anatoly R.

Great experience. Great Job.
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Johnna M.

Great experience - I felt like i had a very thorough consultation with Dr Joy & the best cleaning ever - my teeth are positively sparkling! Thanks!
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John S.

It was great
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Chris B.

Great Cleaning from Shannon, all the hygienists are great. Dr Joy was very thorough and nice. The receptionists were very friendly.
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Anonymous

Absolutely love this dentist.
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Gregory G.

I pay more out of pocket even with insurance but I love you guys!
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Sara P.

Great service,everyone is so nice and they're excellent professionals!
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Michelle P.

Dr. Joy and his team are excellent, but expensive.
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Jeffrey M.

Routine excellence on all fronts and collegial relationship
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Monica D.

Dr. Joy (and his staff) are THE ABSOLUTE BEST. I've been seeing Dr. Joy for over 8 years now. While this mini review is way over due, I do not take this high level care for granted. Dr. Joy is 1 in...
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Gabriela M.

Shannon did an excellent job cleaning my teeth.
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Ben K.

Amy is always careful and thorough.
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Anonymous

Appreciate the prompt seeing to my needs in an unplanned event.
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Rod N.

Amazing staff. I actually enjoy going in- a first in my lifetime. All in all, top notch & terrific results.
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Anonymous

The care from both hygienist and Dr. Joy was first rate.
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Anonymous

My family has been going to Dr. Joy's for years and the staff and experience is first class.
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Sheila L.

I have been receiving excellent dental care from Dr. Joy and staff for almost 35 years. I appreciate the excellent care received over the years. My dental needs are high and he provides the absolut...
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy is a considerate, expert dentist.
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C. S.

Thirty two years as customer and counting.
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Anonymous

Good people, great care.
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Anonymous

Amy is a wonderful, gentle, thorough, respectful hygienist!
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Marcos K.

Took me in the next day I broke a crown. He anesthetized the tooth but I hardly felt the needle, put in a temp crown that looks great in less than 1.5hrs and sent me home. He is very organized and...
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Phillip S.

The staff are very friendly
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Gerald D.

I made a mistake on the timing of my apt. and came one hour early. I was very well served
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Rae L.

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Christopher Joy. The quality of his work is a BIG A+.
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Anonymous

After moving to Oregon three years ago, I continue to come to California to see Dr. Joy for dental appointments. Need I say more?
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Anonymous

I love Dr. Joy's staff
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Aurora K.

No one likes going to the dentist (no offense Dr. Joy!), but Dr. Joy and his staff really make it as painless as possible, both literally and figuratively.
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Peggy R.

Love this place and all the people. I have been going here for my dental care for many years. Amy is warm, gentle, highly competent and someone with whom I look forward to talking and sharing stories.
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Wilhelmine P.

I have been in Dr. Joy's care for well over 12 years. I have been treated for a lot of major work, and a lot of minor work. Always looking out for me as a patient, he knows what would suit me bes...
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Marcos K.

I broke a cap on my tooth. He took me in urgently and in one sitting prepped the tooth, put in a temp (looks great) and send me on my way. He is very professional, has a well tuned team, very up-to...
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Mali A.

I would like to thank for excellent service. I wonder why the color of my teeth was not brightened like previous cleanings. Thanks again
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Ryan H.

awesome care as usual
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Anonymous

I am pleased as always with my dental cleaning appointment. Your office has take good care of me for many years.
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Tom P.

Excellent tooth cleaning. First class service.
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Anonymous

It is always a good experience from the minute I walk in the door and am warmly greeted by the receptionist to the minute I leave. Arlene is always pleasant and it is always a good experience to h...
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Carole D.

Arlene is an extremely competent and friendly hygienist.
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Jeffrey M.

The gold standard in dental health care, and a collegial atmosphere
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John D.

Amy did a wonderful job yesterday cleaning off the brown stains left by the Peridex - my wife especially appreciated the new whiteness! Took a long time!
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Ofer B.

Very good cleaning experience. Cleaned my teeth well from all the coffee stains and with no pain.
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Earle J.

It was a typical visit to Chris' office: Very friendly – first name – welcome. The usual excellent visit with Arlene the hygenist, than Chris himself. All very professional and at the same time:...
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Steve W.

Professional, dedicated, consistent, and very talented!
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Ognian M.

I have been visiting Dr. Joy's office for 18 years. He is one of the best.
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Anonymous

As usual, my visit was thorough, competent and pain free.
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Anonymous

Great service and care in an efficient and calming atmosphere. That's a winning combination.
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Lisa M.

Ok who likes the dentist? Ugh not me, but have spent much time with Chris Joy. He is a perfectionist and a supreme individual in every sense of the word. Lucky me that I found my way to him because...
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Norma Y.

Excellent, as usual. Timely and thorough
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Stephen C.

Always good work and thorough cleaning by Arlene, and evaluation by Chris. Thanks for reminding me that I need to be a little more diligent on flossing CORRECTLY and thoroughly. Safe travels to Sic...
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Mike K.

Chris and his staff is the best dental group I ever have gone too. Chris's experience and pain free procedures are awesome and make me feel relaxed and confident with the work I need to get completed.
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Anonymous

Thorough, caring, professional... as always for my 20+ years with this dental practice.
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Robert H.

Great professional service.
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Anonymous

Excellent patient oriented care
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John S.

My wife and I have been going to Dr Joy for over 30 years and have recieved excellent medical care and treatment! His staff is professional, friendly, and knowlegable. Dr Joy has up-graded his faci...
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Vanessa W.

I really enjoyed my visit and cleaning. As a new patient is really nice to feel important and the time that Dr. Joy spent with me was very appreciated. The cleaning was one of the most thorough I'v...
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy saw me same day for a broken tooth and expertly fixed. He and his team are always professional, courteous and responsive. His quality of work is very, very high. He has been my dentist for ...
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Dina J.

Dr. Joy is a superb dentist, to the point that other dentists point out his craftsmanship.  He is extremely concerned about patient comfort and will not start a procedure until he is absolutely sur...
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Phillip S.

Excellent service
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Mike K.

Awesome! Chris and his team are very professional and addressed all my needs. They came up with a business plan for my teeth that works both financially and on a mutual time table to complete the w...
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Anonymous

Professional, caring service. A quick, almost painless experience having cavities filled. Comfortable, well-organized office.
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Zach M.

Arlene is an awesome hygienist who always makes me feel cared for. My teeth are in great shape thanks to Dr Joy and his staff.
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Leland F.

Dr. Joy performed a root canal, reptudely the worst known dental procedure, for pain, for awkwardness, for duration. The procedure went by quickly. I benefitted from his skill (in administering loc...
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Anonymous

I highly recommend Dr. Joy. His reputation is excellent, his staff is welcoming and professional, and I have been very happy with the dental cleanings I have had - they are thorough and relativel...
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Anonymous

Nice job. start on time, finish early, no problems.
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Ritee R.

My favorite dentist of all times!
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Chris A.

Got an appointment quickly. Danielle and Liz were great. As usual, Dr. Joy was thoughtful and thorough about solving my tooth problem. Like seeing the 'teeth' pictures right there on the screen ...
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Patricia S.

As always, everything at Dr. Joy's office makes visiting the dentist a "feel good" experience. Not only did my previous dentist in my former town comment "what excellent work!" (when viewing my onl...
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Steve D.

Excellent as usual.
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Barbara W.

Best dental team EVER! Thank you!
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Anonymous

Thorough, friendly and trusted.
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Marcia S.

Excellent dental work, up on the latest techniques. Dr Joy can accommodate a more conservative course, but likes to put you in the best oral condition with the most up-to-date practices.
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Katherine F.

Quick; friendly staff; neat, clean, and attractive facilities; and above all, a highly competent dentist!
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Anonymous

Appreciate Dr. Joy and staff being able to see me so quickly after I'd injured my jaw when I tripped and fell yesterday. Getting a quick diagnosis as to the condition of my jaw was very reassuring.
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Mary O.

Everyone in Dr Joy's office is awesome!
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Benjamin B.

Thankful to have Dr. Joy as my dentist!
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Anonymous

Excellent dental work. Very professional office staff. Top notch dental work in pleasant environment
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Anonymous

I've been getting my teeth cleaned here for years Dr. Joy is excellent. But this time the hygienist was rough and it was painful. I usually don't experience that level of discomfort.
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Andrea L.

Great work as usual!
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Barbara S.

Dr. Joy is very experienced, very skilled, and does everything he can to make his patient's experience the best it can be.
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Nancy S.

Good as always
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Wendy T.

Thanks Dr Joy.
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Anna T.

Chris is amazing dentist and artist! I had some front teeth problems and he recreated my smile back to sparkly white and just perfect. He also was very gentle giving me shots and made sure that I ...
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C. S.

On time, pleasant, efficient.
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Jane W.

I never expected. or even thought such wonderful service could be provided by my dentist. Being treated by Dr. Joy and his staff has changed my life for the better.
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Paulo P.

Nice, courteous and efficient professionals.
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Jacky H.

Liz, Tiffany, and Chris were professional and friendly.
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Assia C.

Excellent
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Larry S.

Great dentistry in every respect.
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Sarah S.

Thank you so much!
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Steve W.

The relentless pursuit of perfection, and achieving it, is what I would say to describe Chris and his team.
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Anonymous

My teeth are in excellent condition with the careful supervision of Dr. Joy and his staff. I have gone to at least ten dentists in my 87 years and Dr Joy ranks at the top of the list. He is up to...
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L J.

I visited Dr. Joy for the first time this past April. I needed a prompt enhancement in my smile for my wedding in May. Dr. Joy and his team were always polite, courteous and right on time for all a...
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Norma Y.

Friendly and competent, as usual. I especially like the use of the sonic scaler.
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Gabriel S.

Great staff. Patient centered care. State of the art facility
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Gloria S.

They are friendly they are on time I am very happy with the service they provide.
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Lesley H.

I have being going to Dr. Joy for many years. I am confident that every time I go in he makes sure that I do not have any issues with my teeth and if I do he takes the time to fix any problems I m...
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Charles P.

I'm always confident of getting the best care. Pleasant and competent staff.
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Joan S.

So warm and caring!
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Richard S.

Great dental experience
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Terri B.

Best dentist, ever!
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Nick I.

Dr. Joy has been my dentist for many years, and he and his staff have always been an excellent combination of professional and cheery. I recommend him to anyone in the area.
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Andrew C.

always a pleasure
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Birgitte M.

As always, Chris has done a wonderful job. In my emergency case with a broken front tooth and a travel schedule beginning the next day, he managed to give me an appointment the same day, do a root...
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Gib M.

Great doc.
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Anonymous

Excellent 5 Star dentist and team!
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Tom P.

Excellent!!!
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Linda K.

Great people, great dentist with cutting edge technology
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Albert H.

Dr. Joy and his highly-trained staff are as good as it gets.
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Rob F.

Excelent
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Brad E.

Thank you, Dr. Joy, for your professionalism and focus on detail! It has been a painless experience-can't wait for my new front teeth!
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Anonymous

Really good visit. Liz did a great job (on the weekend!) to set it up, hygienist polished my teeth to a high gloss, and Chris took care of the molar problem. Thanks all of you!
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Ellen K.

Excellent service from everyone. The staff are extremely caring- the best.
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Andrea L.

As always, Dr. Joy did a wonderful job on my tooth. Would not go to anyone else.
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Emilie R.

Promp, efficient, professional and cheerful.
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Anonymous

Cleaning was 15 minutes late getting started; price was quite a bit higher than I expected for cleaning and X-rays
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Roderick N.

Awesome as always!!!
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Annelise A.

Everyone was helpful, and Chris Joy is very competent and does great work.
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Richard S.

Excellent care,I couldn't ask for any better care...
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Stephen C.

Great service and communication. I also appreciate the educational aspect of learning exactly what is being done and why
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Anonymous

Always excellent. Dr Joy is the master dentist of Palo Alto (and probably the Bay Area)
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy is a great dentist and he is great at solving difficult problems. All of the dental hygienists in his office are gentle but thorough. I would highly recommend this practice.
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Anonymous

I had a very successful day at my dentist's yesterday, particularly when Dr Joy found no problems that have to be addressed before my next 6 months checkup. Thanks for all the pluses. And a spec...
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Ryan H.

great treatment as usual!
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Wendy S.

Last week, Dr. Joy made a crown for me using the new digital 3D modeling and milling technologies. In 2.5 hours I walked out with a completed, permanent crown. No impressions. Less grinding down of...
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Tom P.

Just what the dentist ordered! Skillful, helpful. and not at all painful.
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Anonymous

Very professional with good "bedside manner".
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Joseph L.

Awesome experience, hygienist was very responsive to my needs and sensitive spots.
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Tom P.

Excellent, conscientious service, convenient parking, great bathrooms well-stocked with all manner of oral hygiene-related paraphernalia.
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Anonymous

6 crowns in the front made the world of difference in my smile and looks. Meticulous in every way.
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Lars J.

Very happy with the good treatment and friendly atmosphere
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Maureen S.

My teeth are very well cared for -- the dental hygienist does a great job and I trust Doctor Joy's recommendations implicitly.
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Elizabeth D.

Dr. Joy is an exceptionally good dentist. I highly recommend him to anyone, and, in fact, go out of my way to mention to my friends that I have a great dentist. His office is efficient, clean and...
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Ola W.

Very pleased with the service and the personnel.
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Anonymous

wonderful staff, quality work, always feel better after my appointment.
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Birgitte M.

Excellent
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Chris K.

Terrific
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Brad E.

Very satisfied with treatment received. Have already recommend Dr. Joy to family and friends.
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Glen D.

Amy was excellent, as usual. I even look forward to my next appointment.
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Anonymous

My visit was prompt, friendly, efficient, painless and thorough.
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Norma Y.

As usual, everyone was thorough and friendly. I am pleased with all the services provided.
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Jonathan S.

Couldn't be better
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Sidsel S.

Dr. Joy and his staff are highly skilled, professional and friendly. They are efficient but never rushed.
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John W.

It's always a great experience. I actually look forward to it. Weird.
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Yi-chen C.

professional with excellent service
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy and his staff always are friendly, and they run a smooth, efficient operation.
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Anonymous

Dr. Joy is simply and excellent dentist. And, he is a nice person. The office is well run and the whole staff has a high level of professionalism. You won't find a better dentist.
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Alexander S.

Always a pleasure to visit the dentist (odd I know) when it's Dr. Joy & Co. It had been a while since I'd been and his assessment and was very considerate and the team's execution throughout. Cheers!
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Michael H.

Been going to this dental office for over 30 years. Always top notch professional treatment from everyone that works there.
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Lois M.

My own words are: you're all super fantastic - love all of you!!!
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Stephan T.

Basic thorough, cleaning and checkup. Happy and satisfied
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David T.

great professional and friendly service from Dr Joy and his staff
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Anonymous

Excellent care and friendly staff.
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Terri G.

Always very professional, efficient. Staff is very warm and friendly. Dr. Joy is so passionate about his profession and it shows in the care and thoughtful treatment plans.
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Mark C.

Excellent from scheduling my appointment to my cleaning all very professional
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Beth S.

Always friendly staff and Dr. Joy is very good at explaining work that needs to be done. He and his staff do a great job.
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Ola W.

Very professional, knowledgeable and friendly!
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Marcos K.

I went for teeth cleaning and a periodic oral evaluation. The waiting room was very clean and pleasant full with magazines and a travel slide show was going on. I was received on time. The whole p...
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Joyce C.

Perfect as always.
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Anonymous

Perfect
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Elena M.

The woman who did my cleaning was wonderful
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Walter M.

Irene (spelling?) is an exceptional hygienist. The best of the best. She is gentle, effective and detailed oriented. As I told her many times. Her work is the first line of defense for good health ...
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Leah R.

Amy always does a great job cleaning my teeth and is such a wonderful person.
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Anne L.

4 crowns in the front. I will NOT have trusted anyone else except Dr. Joy. They looked GREAT!
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Anonymous

Been a patient of Dr. Joy's for over 20 years. He is awesome and so is his staff. If you're looking for a dentist please consider Dr. Joy.
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Alice S.

Excellent dentist, lively discussions, great photos
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John A.

Another great experience from Dr. Joy and his team. I went in to see why my tooth was hurting and Dr. Joy patiently diagnosed the problem as a loose crown. He took the time to listen to me, do so...
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Renee L.

Dr. Joy is a very good dentist and I have total faith in every procedure he does. I had my first root canal and was very nervous about it but after an hour and a half in the chair I saw that I was...
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Carol C.

Always great to visit with Liz and Amy and the rest. Chris is so personable, asks about the kids, Dave, etc. Very family oriented business.
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Ben K.

Visit was fine. No problems.
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Robert H.

Outstanding service.
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Joe G.

OK, the visit was good even if unnecessary. We just wanted to check his teeth after the fall. I would like a cleaning appointment for Joe in one month. I will call now, if you will pick us up in a ...
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Peter B.

Love my hygenist, Amy.
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Anonymous

Best cleaning in the area! Dr. Joy always checks in and takes a quick look.
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Anonymous

Great dentist, front office and dental hygienists. This practice is the gold standard of dentistry.
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George N.

Dentist visits weren't meant to be this fun !! Efficient, effective, enjoyable. Always. Thanks.
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Howard Z.

Excellent service as always. Timeliness was especially appreciated.
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Patricia B.

Could not have been better. Hygienist showed cleanliness, care and provided a quality cleaning. However, I would have rather been in Patagonia.
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Sarah S.

I loved my dental hygienist! She was excellent, gentle, and fun to talk to.
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Anonymous

On time and painless.
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Anonymous

I was just in for a simple cleaning, but all the hygienists are excellent and have a light touch. They're also pleasant people. I'm a long-standing patient at this practice and have always been hap...
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Michael S.

Amy is simply... the best dental hygienist/teeth cleaner I have ever experienced. Thanks for the clean teeth.
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Anonymous

Dr. Christopher H. Joy and his team are excellent! I highly recommend his service.
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Jonathan R.

Always a enjoyable and professional experience.
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Anonymous

very fine dentist
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Samantha W.

Dr. Joy and his staff are truly the best! <3
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Lorie C.

Excellent, as always! Thorough, professional and a very pleasant experience.
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Anonymous

He is the BEST! Perfectionist and maticulous. Accommodating for special/urgent requests. I flew in from MAUI to have crowns done - I cracked my front veneer. He made special arrangement to see m...
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Peter D.

Best bathrooms in Palo Alto!!!!!!!
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Jean R.

professional yet friendly. Applies to his whole staff. You leave there feeling great.
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Anonymous

Great visit!
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Bill Y.

My cleaning with Arlene was great (as it always is).
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Corinne V.

Awesome experience every time. Dr Joy and his staff are the best at everything they do.
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Anonymous

I always appreciate Arlene's care. She is attentive and thorough and she provides useful suggestions.
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Anonymous

Dr Joy is, in my opinion, a skilled dentist. He's very observant & a good diagnostician. I always leave with a better looking set of teeth than I arrived with. In addition, you get to look at th...
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Jill B.

Dr. Joy is a highly qualified dentist. He cares about all his patients and his work is impeccable.
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Anonymous

Excellent "bedside" manner, clearly explains what's happening, and masterfully minimizes pain!
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Deborah K.

I have been going to Dr. Joy and his excellent staff for over fifteen years. He is very knowledgeable and also I have appreciated his artistic approach to cosmetic needs for my teeth. I am impresse...
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Roderick N.

Incredibly nice, accommodating and professional staff. Top notch care and results. Super clean and modern facilities. Thanks everyone! For once in my life I'm not terrified to visit a dental off...
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Anonymous

Fantastic - thank you!
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Kevin O.

Dr. Joy and his team did a great job with my routine filling replacement that turned out to be not so routine. When they removed the old filling they discovered the tooth had a crack and needed a c...
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R. C.

As always I'm completely satisfied with the service I receive when I visit your office.
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Mike C.

Always a great experience....and I love Nazli's (sp, sorry) new haircut!
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Assia C.

Good Dentist, very professional and A esthetic.
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Anonymous

Great team - so glad I found you!
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Sandy R.

Excellent teeth cleaning experience and my teeth have never been whiter!
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Anonymous

I continue to receive wonderful care from Arlene. It's been nice to have her skill and friendliness over the years.
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Anonymous

Great !
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Nancy R.

The staff and professionals always great!
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Anonymous

Not only are my teeth shiny and clean, but Shannon gave me helpful suggestions and samples to maintain and further my dental knowledge.
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Julie W.

Been seeing Chris for years and he's great. And I love Arlene for a hygienist.
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Steve W.

From Danielle, to Tien,, to Arlene, and pro Chris, great team. They've been together years for a reason.
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Ilene G.

Truly appreciate the personlized care and accommodation for my unrelated injury. While not totaly comfortable lying down, the chaie was good enough ti not put my back into spasm. Dr Joy is always...
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Patricia S.

Dental hygienist, Amy, was GREAT! She freely shared her knowledge about tooth hygiene, answering all my questions in depth. And she was so thorough, yet gentle, in cleaning my teeth. I have liked e...
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Christine B.

Excellent care - as always. I've been a patient for over 20 years! Dr. Joy and his staff have kept my teeth in great condition.
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Jan K.

Everyone in the office is friendly, helpful, and competent.
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Vicky W.

Love coming to our visits. Great staff.
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Jane T.

I always enjoy my yearly visit. I am lucky to have good teeth, and the staff are so nice.
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Reo H.

When Arlene cleans your teeth they are CLEAN and feel great!!!
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Charles P.

great visit!
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