Meet Our Instructors
CRDH, BASDH – Director of Education and Instructor
Sarah is a practicing Certified Registered Dental Hygienist in the State of Florida. She graduated in 2003 from Saint Petersburg College with her Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She returned to Saint Petersburg College in 2009 to complete her Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene. Her dental career started in 1994 when she became a dental assistant. She worked as a dental assistant in general practice, orthodontics and oral surgery for ten years prior to becoming a dental hygienist. She has always had a passion for education in the field of dentistry. She developed, wrote and implemented the curriculum for The Dental Education Institute. Her passion is mentoring the students through the process from the first phone call to employment.
EFDA – Instructor
Nicole is a full-time practicing Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She began her dental assisting career right here at The Dental Education Institute and over the years has grown into a leadership position at the practice that she calls home. She has many years of experience to share with our students and is very knowledgeable in every aspect of the dental office.