As a graduate with Clinical Honors from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and having taught dentistry for many years she has a very keen appreciation for overall dental health. She provides orthodontic services to children, adolescents, and adults in our practice but also partners with our general dentists and specialists to provide the best possible treatment for their patients. Dr. J-R has expertise in craniofacial growth and development and orthodontics. She treats patients with the best possible orthodontic materials with an acute appreciation for reducing sensitivity and minimizing the time of treatment while achieving optimal outcomes for her patients.
Dr. J-R completed her orthodontic residency and Ph.D studies in Health Policy at the University of Tennessee. Prior to her residency program, Dr. J-R worked as a full-time faculty member teaching comprehensive dentistry for the University of Florida while at the same time completing a Master of Public Health, a Master of Healthcare Administration and a Dental Public Health Residency. Dr. J-R has always worked in the public health and community service arena and continues to do so as Vice-President of the National Board of Smiles Change Lives, the AAO endorsed access to care program. Prior to dental school, she served in the Peace Corps, in Niger, West Africa. Dr. J-R has received numerous awards and recognitions, to include: a Special Recognition Award from the Florida Dental Association in 2003 for her contributions to the field of dentistry, a Hotchkiss Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Service, and the 1997 Award for Excellence in Dentistry for Children.
Dr. J-R is married to Dr. Matthew Rudolph, a Periodontist in Chester County, and is the mother of three children.