Our Instructors

NY State Licensed Dental Assistant Instructors

Learn from the most experienced & best dental assistant instructors in New York.

Our instructors are current dental assistants with more than 20 years of working experience in this profession. Our instructors do all the training for dental assistants and have taught at DATC for an average of 10 to 15 years.

Ann  |  Instructor

Dutchess  |  Teaching since 2017

Ann has worked as a dental assistant for more than 40 years. She is a Licensed, NY State Certified Dental Assistant and has worked as a lead dental assistant and dental office manager. She joined the DATC teaching team in September 2017 because she feels teaching is the best way to give back to her profession. She wants to help prepare the next generation of excellent dental assistants. Her special way of teaching is highly regarded by her students. She makes learning fun and always takes extra time to ensure students success.

DATC Dental Auxiliary Training Center Director/Instructor Jacqueline

Jacqueline  |  Director/Instructor

Westchester, Dutchess  |  Teaching since 1997

After 20 years of working as a dental assistant and dental office manager, Jacqueline now works as a dental office consultant. She joined DATC in 1990. Jacqueline always inspires her class. Her style of teaching reflects her calm demeanor. Her students always talk about how easy it is to learn from her.

DATC Dental Auxiliary Training Center Director/Instructor Briggette

Briggette  |  Director/Instructor

Nassau, Suffolk, Queens  |  Teaching since 1999

Bri has been in the profession for 30 +years. She works as a dental assistant supervisor and has a dental staffing agency. Bri has been a DATC teacher since 1980. She is a natural teacher and motivator. She always provides help and supports her students to promote their success as a dental assistant. Students appreciate her extra effort.

Fabiola |  Instructor

Dutchess |  Teaching since 2020

After 8 years of working as a dental assistant, Fabiola went on to Dental Hygiene school. She currently works both as a dental assistant & dental hygienist. Fabiola became a DATCA instructor in 2020. Teaching has always been her passion. She is an excellent role model for DATC students & grads.

DATC Dental Auxiliary Training Center Director/Instructor Deborah

Deborah  |  Instructor

Brooklyn  |  Teaching since 2022

Deborah is a very successful DATC graduate, has been a dental assistant for 15 years and works in the dental clinic at a top hospital in Brooklyn, NY.  She is also DANB Certified. Deborah continues to advance and promote in her dental assisting career.  DATC is proud to welcome her back as a DATC Instructor.  Deborah is a great role model and is anxious to guide her students to their own successes.

DATC Dental Auxiliary Training Center Senior Director/Instructor Lisa Lyle

Lisa  |  Senior Director & Instructor

Zoom Instructor  |  Teaching since 1976

In 1985, Lisa met with N.Y. State District Dental Societies to develop a plan to address the shortage of both trained dental assistant and dental assistant programs. She developed the adult entry-level skills programs for dental assistant and has authored several books in the dental field. She has been a teacher for dental assistant for more than 40 years. She is a vital part of student instruction, skills development, job interview preparation, and work readiness. She is very committed to helping her students succeed.

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