About Your Dentist

Joelle Hairston, DDS

"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing." - Mother Teresa

My Mission

To provide high-quality, comprehensive dental care in a caring and compassionate manner to patients of all ages.


General Practice Residency - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center – Winston Salem, NC

Doctor of Dental Surgery - The University of Michigan School of Dentistry - Ann Arbor, MI

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - St. Mary's University – Nova Scotia, Canada

Professional Memberships

Dr. Hairston is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Peninsula Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Joelle Hairston was born and raised on the Island of Bermuda. After completing her residency at Wake Forest, she practiced for the Bermuda Department of Health Pediatric Dental Clinic. In 2001, she returned to the United States to be with her husband who was serving in the United States Army. Dr. Hairston practiced as a contract dentist for the Army at Ft. Hood in Texas and Ft. Stewart in Georgia, as well as in South Korea before settling in Williamsburg in 2009. Since 2009, she has been practicing dentistry in private dental practices serving Hampton Roads. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Aaron and their two children, Aiden and Ava.