Dr. Joy D. Void-Holmes is on a mission to impact, empower, and advance education

As a renowned leader with nearly 30 years of experience in the oral care field, Dr. Joy is on a mission to impact and empower audiences by promoting self-care and confidence building, bringing awareness to DEI and mental health, and sharing her exceptional knowledge of dental hygiene.

Dr. Joy speaks to audiences across the country providing continuing education courses such as instrumentation, infection control, nutrition, cultural diversity and inclusion, as well as silver diamine fluoride and dentinal hypersensitivity.

Dr. Joy is the founder of Dr. Joy, RDH, where she advances the art and science of dental hygiene through continuing education, research, content creation and product testing. She is co-founder of JELL-ED, an educational consultancy designed to bridge the gap between education and the educator.

She is the creator of the Dental Hygiene Student Planner™️. She is also a skilled technical writer and enjoys writing on all things related to dentistry!

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"Educator, writer, researcher, CEO, dental hygienist, wife, mother...she’s a whole vibe!"

Dr. Joy serves as a consultant examiner for the CDCA-WREB-CITA examination board, board member for the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, and editorial advisory board member for Inside Dental Hygiene. Dr. Joy is an active member of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene. She is also a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the Maryland Dental Action Coalition.

Dr. Joy received her certificate in dental hygiene from Howard University, her Bachelor of Science Degree in dental hygiene from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and earned two advanced degrees from Nova Southeastern University: a Master of Health Science with a forensic investigative science concentration and a Doctor of Health Science.

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