About Joy


Joy Millis, CSP
Certified Speaking Professional and Trusted Advisor

Joy Millis is the foremost authority on the business of implant dentistry, with a unique combination of specialty 
and general practice expertise. As a professional speaker and trusted advisor, Joy helps dental professionals
accelerate the implementation of their strategic goals and objectives. She is an innovator in practice development
solutions, influencing patients to receive quality dental care, getting paid without insurance interference,
developing referral relationships and recovering lost patients.

Joy came to the profession of dentistry at the age or 15, filling in for dental team members where her mother
served as a receptionist. Joy's personal life was changed through orthodontics and orthognathic surgery. Implant
dentistry was introduced to Joy in 1978, when she joined a practice investigating the service. Moving from
surgical assistant to administrator, Joy skillfully developed the marketing, management and communication
systems for the practice that quickly became a training center for doctors from all parts of the globe. Joy's
business expertise and hands-on knowledge enhances the value that she brings to the platform as well
as in the private practice setting. As one doctor stated, "Apart from her abundant enthusiasm, what sets
Joy apart from the myriad of other speakers that can talk the talk--Joy has walked the walk!"
For over 20 years, Joy has taught the business of implant dentistry as a visiting faculty member for
continuing education at Georgia Regents University, The University of Texas Health Science
Center and Oregon Health Science Center.

Joy is the proud recipient of the Seattle Study Club 2006 Charlie English Community Education                                                                                
Award. Her 20-year Seattle Study Club relationship has included giving the Symposium opening                                                                              
keynote, several breakout sessions, emceeing the Symposium, along with providing presentations                                                                            
for over 200 Seattle Study Club events, with clubs requesting that she return again and again. 

For Practice Help

Joy is someone you can trust to move your team forward with positive energy and 
enthusiasm. She equips and motivates dental professionals to implement effective marketing and communication skills. With expertise gleaned from more than three decades of hands-on clinical and business experience in the field of dentistry, Joy shares powerful tools and how-to's for dramatic practice refinement. Joy
has a deep understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by dental professionals, including the personal challenges affecting business results. The business of implant dentistry is a primary area of Joy's expertise. She helps surgical and restorative providers develop marketing and communication skills for accelerating the implementation of implant dentistry in the practice with greater ease and confidence--training the team to be effective with communication, financial arrangements, coordination of care and risk management.

For Meeting Planners

Joy Millis is an extraordinary presenter who provides high-content, entertaining events... customized to meet your meeting goals. Joy has earned the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, in the National Speakers Association, an accomplishment achieved by less than 10 percent of the professional speakers in the world. 

As a versatile and flexible speaker, Joy provides full-day presentations, keynotes, breakout sessions and spouse programs. She's believable and memorable with an engaging presentation style. Joy enjoys audience interaction, and is a master at engaging both large and small audiences.

When the reviews are in, you will respond like countless others, "We've hired the rest, now we've hired the best!"

Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)

The Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, conferred by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers, is the speaking profession's international measure of professional platform skill. The CSP designation is earned through demonstrating competence in a combination of standards: Professional Platform Skills; Professional Business Management; Professional Education; and Professional Association. Professional speakers who have earned the CSP designation bring a proven track record of experience and expertise to your meeting.