Dr. Ashley Joves was born in Marysville, Ohio and moved to California at the age of four. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California, Davis in Psychology with Biological Emphasis. After completion of her undergraduate studies, she returned to the Bay Area where she worked in a private dental practice and gained experience in both front and back office duties. It was then that she truly found her passion for dentistry! Dr. Joves received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry and graduated with honors. Following dental school, she completed a rigorous postdoctoral General Practice Residency at Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania. During that year, she received advanced specialized training in all aspects of dentistry: pediatric, oral surgery, restorative, implant, endodontic, orthodontic, periodontic and fixed/removable prosthodontics. Dr. Joves also received extensive training in emergency dental medicine, and treating the medically complex and patients with special needs both in the operatory and under IV sedation/general anesthesia. She believes that education is a lifelong process and is committed to honing her skills via hundreds of hours of continuing education courses.
Dr. Joves is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Sacramento District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Outside of the office, Dr. Joves is a wife to her college sweetheart, Brian, and doting mother to their two young sons, Hudson and Brady. She enjoys traveling, wine tasting and is a self-proclaimed foodie!