Dr. Joe grew up in southeastern Connecticut. In high school he decided to pursue dentistry and went to Utica College in central New York for his BS and then to the State University of New York at Buffalo for his DDS. After a year-long residency in Paterson, NJ he decided to take a cross-country bicycle trip for some adventure and much needed soul-searching. He decided to look for opportunities in the Indian Health Service, and in 2010 he moved to Nebraska to work for the Winnebago Tribe. After a year at the Winnebago dental clinic, he went to work for the Omaha Tribe to fill a vacancy they had for a dentist. In his six years working for the Omaha Tribe he learned a lot, fell in love with his wife Theresa, and started a family. In 2018, they decided to move here because they wanted a beautiful place for their boys to grow up in and so Theresa could pursue her dream to practice acupuncture. He loves going on outdoor adventures with his family to explore all of the amazingness that this remarkable place has to offer!