All our professionals at John P. Jou, DMD & Thy A. Bui, DMD, PC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in prosthodontics and pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Thy A. Bui

Dr. Thy A. Bui was born in Saigon, Vietnam but grew up in Canada. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Toronto in 1991 before heading to Boston University School of Dental Medicine where she earned her Doctorate degree in dental medicine in 1995. Because of her love of working with children, she went on to complete her residency in pediatric dentistry at Boston University until 1997. Dr. Bui worked at East Boston Dental Associates after graduation before moving here to Fredonia in June 2000 to join her husband Dr. John Jou. She also worked for the University of Buffalo Dental Unit that serves school children throughout Chautauqua County from Sept 2000 until March 2011. Dr. Bui is currently on the health advisory committee for Chautauqua County Head Start and is dedicated to provide the best oral health care for the children in the community. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and chauffeuring her kids to hockey games and dance classes.

Dr. John P. Jou

Dr. Jou was born in Taiwan and immigrated to USA with his family in 1979. He attended colleges in California and later went to Boston for his dental education. He obtained his D.M.D. degree at Boston University and he continued his specialty certification in Prosthodontics at Boston University. In 2000 he and his wife took over Dr. James Shorr's practice in Fredonia NY and his family has been living in Fredonia since. Below is a brief list of Dr. Jou's academy history.

  • California Polytechnic University Pomona(1985-1988)
  • University of Southern California(1988-1989)
  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine(1989-1993, D.M.D.)
  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine(1993-1995, Prosthodontics)
  • Master of International Dental Implant Association(2015)
  • Diplomate of International Dental Implant Association(2015)

During Dr. Jou's study at Boston University he has achieved academic excellence and received numerous awards for his accomplishment. Below is a list of his awards.

  • Academy of Operative Dentistry Award
  • American College of Prosthodontists Undergraduate Award
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society Award
  • Honor Roll in all 4 years of dental school

Dr. Jou is not only a dedicated dental professional he is extremely dedicated to his young family. He is actively involved in travel hockey, dance, soccer and Taekwondo with his children. During his spare time he enjoys golf and Taekwondo.

Nicole Sischo-Dental Assistant

Nicole is a graduate of Forestville Central School and attended Jamestown Community College.  Since 2008 she has been working as dental assistant in a general practice and a pediatric practice.  In November 2011 she joined Dr. Jou's office and quickly became a valuable asset to the office.  She is an enthusiatic, energetic, sociable and compassionate person, and all of our patients enjoy her company.  

Amy Fuller-Head Dental Assistant

Amy is a graduate of Dunkirk Senior High School.  She was a full time nanny for many years before becoming a dental assistant in 2004.  She joined our practice in 2010 as a pediatric assistant.  She is wonderful and carring with children, and she is proficient in all aspect of dental management.  We are fortunate to have her on our team.

Cathy Howard-Dental Hygienist

Cathy is a graduate of ECTI and certification from SUNY Brockport.  With over 35 years of experience, Cathy enjoys providing our patients with careful, comprehensive treatment in a relaxed manner, putting even the most apprehensive patient at ease.  Her attention to detail and enthusiasm to maintain high standard of care make her an asset to our office.


Heather Kent-Dental Hygienist

Heather is a graduate of Southwestern Central School and ECC where she was awarded with Excellence in Patient Management.  In 2012 she joined Dr. Jou's office and she especially enjoys working with children.  She strives to improve our patient's dental health by proper home care and dental education.  Heather is an enthusiastic and cheerful person and we are fortunate to have her on our team.


Stephanie Ott-Office Coordinator

Stephanie is a graduate of Dunkirk Senior High School and JCC.  She Joined our practice on January 2003.  She has extensive experience in personal management, insurance and finance  She immediately improved our management from the start.  She is an excellent multitasker and always courteous and professional.  She is very personable and our patients love interacting with her.