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Dr. Jillian Joyce

Jillian Joyce, DDS

Dr. Jillian Joyce graduated from Boone Grove High School in Northwest Indiana with a dental assisting certificate already in tow along with her high school diploma. She went on to graduate Cum Laude from Indiana University Northwest for her bachelor’s, then from Indiana University School of Dentistry, all while taking classes at Butler University to achieve her business certificate. She became the owner of Carmel Distinctive Dental in June 2020. Dr. Joyce is also a part-time professor at Ivy Tech where she helps teach hygiene and dental assisting students. Teaching is a true passion of hers because she appreciates how we are always continuing to learn every day. Dr. Joyce is a proud member of the American Dental Association®, Indiana Dental Association and the Indianapolis District Dental Society.

Dr. Joyce loves how our team and even our patients are all one big family. She loves watching multiple generations of families walk through our door. She always brings her bubbly personality to each appointment so that patients always feel at ease and taken care of.

Dr. Joyce is married to her husband, JT, and they have a cat named James Bond. Her mother is also their personal office holiday decorator. Her hobbies include golf, karaoke and making homemade pizza.


Bianca – Front Desk Receptionist

Bianca attended Andrean High School from 2015 to 2019. After high school, she went off to Indiana University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and a theatre minor in 2023. She joined us in January 2024, and loves working with our amazing patients and her awesome coworkers every day since they never fail to make her smile. Bianca helps keep our practice running smoothly, taking care of everything in the front office and assisting in the treatment rooms when she can. Bianca is excited to work under Dr. Joyce who inspires her every day to someday open her own dental practice.

Bianca is from Northwest Indiana and is the oldest of three children. Her two younger siblings are adopted from Guatemala. Bianca’s passion for dentistry developed because of her siblings, who inspired her to take a mission trip to Panama in the summer of 2022. She hopes to travel to other countries to provide dental care in the future. Outside the office, Bianca loves to read, watch movies and paint. She also loves to run and is currently training for a half marathon in the spring and a full marathon in the fall. Bianca's dedication to dentistry continues, as she has been accepted to IU School of Dentistry, where she will join the class of 2028 in July.


Monice - Dental Hygienist

Monice became a member of our team in February 2022 and enjoys the positive work environment here at Carmel Distinctive Dental. She is a proud 1992 graduate of Indiana State University’s dental hygiene program. She loves forming relationships with our patients and helping them have a healthy smile. As a dental hygienist, she strives to be gentle yet thorough when performing cleanings while also easing any anxiety a patient may have.

Outside the walls of our office, you can find Monice spending time with her three grown children and puppy, working out, enjoying the outdoors (especially a beautiful beach) and listening to live music.


Joni - Dental Hygienist

Joni became part of our team in May 2022. She graduated from the Ivy Tech dental hygiene program in 2019 and also has a marketing degree from Taylor University. When performing a dental cleaning, Joni enjoys educating patients on how they can improve and maintain good oral health. She loves the fun energetic team she has the opportunity to work with and the extent of patient care that is given.

She has been married to her husband, Weston, for eight years and together they have three boys, Liam, Jude and Tate. Her hobbies include playing with her boys, being outside and dancing in her car. She loves meeting new people and being a dental hygienist.


Lyndee - Dental Hygienist

Lyndee completed her Associate in Health Sciences degree at Ivy Tech Dental Hygiene program in 2016. She is a recipient of the 2016 Colgate Star Award for clinical care and extraordinary compassion in patient care. Lyndee joined our team in 2023 and loves it! She appreciates Dr. Joyce’s honest and ethical treatments, loves meeting our patients, and enjoys her coworkers. Lyndee has great compassion for our patients and is dedicated to giving oral health education in a comforting setting.

Lyndee is from Alexandria and has lived in Indiana her whole life. She has two beautiful daughters, Bella and Maelyn, and outside the office enjoys dancing, crafting, exercising, and gaming.


Elsa - Dental Assistant

Elsa joined our team in January 2023. She recently graduated from dental assisting school and has passed her X-ray licensing test, which is a very difficult exam. She has also furthered her education in coronal polishing and caries prevention. Elsa is excited to offer more procedures for our patients! She brings a positive attitude to our practice and is constantly learning new skills, and she loves that the people in our office are so kind and treat everyone like family.

In her free time, she enjoys doing anything outdoors, including hiking, kayaking and bike riding. Elsa also enjoys being involved in her church’s activities and decorating.


Savannah - Business Assistant

Savannah joined our team on Valentine's Day 2022. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in biology with pre-dental concentrations. She contributes to the success of our practice with her teamwork skills, which are critical in helping our office be successful. She enjoys being a part of a team where everyone treats each other like family and genuinely cares for our patients’ well-being. She is currently attending dental hygienie school and will be graduating in May. Svannah will begin seeing patients as a dental hygienist in our office in July, and is excited to see our patients from the front desk in a new aspect as part of our clinical team!

When she is not in the office, Savannah likes to hang out with family and friends, travel and do fun outdoor activities.

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