Christopher H. Joy, D.M.D.

In practice since 1981, Dr. Joy combines experience with a relentless pursuit of excellence. He and his seasoned team strive to provide the best possible care in a comfortable and fun environment. This is a wellness model where we work together to achieve our patients' goals in the context of long term health. The office is newly remodeled, with state of the art equipment essential in modern minimally invasive dentistry. Today's materials and methods enable us to closely replicate natural aesthetics and function.

Lawrenceville School
University of California at Santa Cruz 
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
San Francisco Veterans Administration Hospital General Practice Residency
Postgraduate Continuing Dental Education averaging 150 hours/year

31 years in private practice at 668 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto, California
One year hospital based dentistry at SFVAH
Mid-Peninsula Dental Society
California Dental Society
American Dental Association
Seattle Study Club
Palo Alto Study Club

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
Foothill College Advisory Board

Recreational and competitive tennis and squash

Hiking and backpacking

Dr. Joy and his wife live locally and have two grown children


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