Roy, Hill become first general dentists to join Marshall School of Medicine faculty


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Local dentists Jonathan D. Hill, D.D.S., and Joey A. Roy, D.D.S., recently joined the clinical faculty of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, making them the first general dentists at the school of medicine.

Marshall hired the dentists to support a new dental residency program, in partnership with Cabell Huntington Hospital, that began July 1. Hill and Roy will see patients as part of a newly formed department of Marshall Health—Marshall Dentistry & Oral Surgery. 

Hill has been named an assistant professor of dentistry. He graduated from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry and has been practicing with Hill Dental Care in Hurricane and JA Roy, D.D.S., in West Hamlin, West Virginia. He was awarded the Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Dentistry Award by the Academy of Osseointegration. He is a member of the American and West Virginia dental associations.

Roy, an associate professor who specializes in operative dentistry, has been a practicing dentist for 35 years. He graduated from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry in Morgantown, West Virginia, and received additional training on conscious sedation at Montefiore Hospital in Bronx, New York. Roy is a member of the American and West Virginia dental associations, former president of the Huntington Dental Society and founding member of the West Virginia chapter of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He was the owner of JA Roy DDS.

Marshall Dentistry & Oral Surgery offers comprehensive dental services, including oral and maxillofacial surgery, for patients of all ages. Hill and Roy, along with current oral and maxillofacial surgeon and department chair Raj K. Khanna, D.M.D., M.D., are now seeing patients in a newly renovated, 7,000-square-foot dental office at 1616 13th Avenue, Suite 201, in Huntington. Both Roy and Hill are accepting new patients at 304-691-1247.   


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