Dr. Joëlle Violette, born in Sudbury, was raised in both Warren and Sudbury. She attended Laurentian University for 4 years where she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Biology (HBsc). Dr. Violette obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Montreal, Faculty of Dentistry in 2008. She has been working in Sturgeon Falls as an associate dentist since 2008. Dr. Violette enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and biking.