About Us

Dr. Joan Anderson uses her wide experience to bring you a high level of care. She received a BS magna cum laude from Allegheny College while also winning the Soccer Academic All American award. She brought that focus to her dental studies at the University of Michigan where she graduated with the Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2008.

While in dental school, Dr. Joan Anderson received several awards, including the American College of Dentists Outstanding Student Leader Award in recognition of her leadership in ethics and the Ida Gray Award for her commitment to diversity. She has extensive experience in clinical dentistry serving both children and adults. Dr. Anderson has also published her research in The Journal of Dental Education.

Dr. Anderson makes her personal and professional home here in Harrisonburg. She volunteers her dental services to people in need through outreach such as Give Kids a Smile and the Harrisonburg Free Clinic.

Dr. Anderson is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Shenandoah Valley Dental Association, the American Association of Women Dentists, and the Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity. She also attends continuing education courses across the country to ensure her skills are cutting edge. In her spare time, Dr. Anderson enjoys baking, hiking, and learning to play her guitar.

Mission Statement: Our mission at Rocktown Family Dental Care is to provide exceptional, comprehensive dental care to you and your family in a warm, caring environment. We understand nobody takes perfect care of their teeth, but we will help you to have a confident smile.

We love what we do and our office is a pleasant, relaxing atmosphere for patients and staff. We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to helping you.