Dr. Joan La Salvia

Dr. Joan La Salvia graduated from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela with a B.D.S. degree in Dentistry in 1996.

In 1998, she was accepted into Tufts University School of Dental Medicine’s (TUSDM) fellowship in Esthetic Dentistry in Boston, MA. Her performance garnered her a position at Tufts Dental School as an Assistant Professor where she worked in the Operative Dentistry Department and in the Esthetic Postgraduate Program. During her tenure as an Assistant Professor, she also worked ten years as a member of Tufts Dental Associates, Faculty Practice.

In 2013, Joan and her husband, a career Army officer, moved to Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. While in Italy, she obtained her second dental license to work in Spain where she practiced part-time in Cordoba, Spain. In 2015, she applied and was accepted into TUSDM’s International Student (IS) program, Class of 2018, where she obtained her Degree in Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) and, subsequently, her third dental license. After graduation, she moved to Florida where she joined Friedman Dental Group.