Commonwealth Pediatric Dental Specialists
Dr. Joy Phelps was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and raised in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, and then completed her undergraduate education at North Carolina State University. After graduating summa cum laude with a degree in Biological Sciences, she attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. While a dental student she completed rotations in community health dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and pediatric dentistry. Her passion for providing children a happy dental experience prompted her to return to Virginia for her two year postdoctoral residency in pediatric dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University where she also earned a Master’s of Science Degree. Dr. Phelps has practiced pediatric dentistry for over 8 years and is a board certified Pediatric Dentist.