Joanne was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She has been married since 2003 and has beautiful twin daughters.
Starting her career as a dental assistant, Joanne then went on to attend and graduate from Algonquin College in 1996 as a Registered Dental Hygenist. Soon after graduating she joined Dr. Tzemis' team. She is a member of The Ontario Dental Hygiene Association, The Toronto Central Dental Hygiene Study Club and The Durham Dental Hygiene Study Club. Joanne's continuing education includes Periodontal Therapy such as Periodontal Packing and Orthodontics.