Dr. Jori grew up in Connecticut and attended Boston University where she earned a degree in Psychology. She went on to receive her doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. After graduation, she spent an additional year in the general dentistry residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where her interest in treating children was sparked. Dr. Jori completed an additional two years of training in pediatric and special needs dentistry at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York City. After a hiatus for starting a family, she joined Foothills Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Jori is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Jori’s husband Dan is a hand surgeon in Spartanburg. They have three boys, Ilan, Jerome, and Ruben.