Joanne joined Dr. Perry's team in 2009 and is his first hygienist. She was raised in the small town of Fairfield, TX. Joanne joined the United States Navy out of high school and was stationed in Pearl Harbor, HI and San Diego, CA, respectively. While serving, Joanne received numerous distinguished medals and honored recognition, including National Defense, Outstanding Volunteerism, Good Conduct and three Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medals. She earned her Associates degree in Liberal Arts from Chaminade University in Honolulu, HI and her Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. At Baylor, she was selected as the Outstanding Dental Hygiene Student. Joanne has completed the Cowtown Half Marathon and Big D Full Marathon with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team In Training. She enjoys traveling, taking pictures, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends. She lives in Keller with her husband of almost 20 years, Michael and their precious 2.4lbs Yorkie, Aloha. Joanne loves what she does and looks forward to meeting you, welcome!