MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

Robyn Klose;
RDH

Robyn is a founding partner of NC Dental U. She is celebrating her 20th year in the dental field this year. Robyn has worked as a Dental Assistant, Dental Receptionist and Clinic Coordinator in New York and Washington State before graduating in 1999 as an RDH. She is licensed in both North Carolina and New York. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 11 years and has been directly involved in practice management the past six years. She has traveled nationwide to further her dental education with Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies as well as Genr8tion Next and ACE. She is a proud member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Robyn is always working to advance her knowledge in new science, research and technology training.

Robyn has combined all this acquired knowledge and personal experience to help create an inspired, effective, and motivational curriculum that refines the systems surrounding the patients total experience with a dental practice.

Professional Memberships:
NCADOM
AADOM
ADMC

Her extensive exposure to most forms of practice management and dental systems, as well as her strong focus on patient satisfaction, makes her a specialist in her field. She resides in Wake County with her husband and two sons.

Tammy Hughes;
DAII

Tammy Hughes, founding Partner of NC Dental U, and celebrates her 20th year in the dental field this year. She has worked in the capacity of DAII, Front Desk Receptionist, Manager and Consultant. Her expertise is in New Practice and Team Development. She is a motivated leader that instinctively understands the business of dentistry. Tammy has successfully built staffed and coached new dental offices throughout North Carolina. With extensive knowledge in all aspects of dental care, she has the business savvy and technical skill to lead any team to success!

Professional Memberships:
NCADOM
AADOM
ADMC

A NC native, she resides in Wake County with her husband and three sons.

Tina Casper;
RDH

Tina Casper joined our NC Dental U team in 2014 and has brought smiles and laughter to the school ever since! Her love for teaching combined with her outgoing personality helps students to feel comfortable and calm. Tina’s dental career started in California as a Registered Dental Assistant in 1990. After discovering her love for dentistry and for others, she decided to continue her career as a dental hygienist in 2008. Currently she works full time as a hygienist, and is one of our valued Saturday instructors. She currently resides in Rocky Mt. with her three children.

Nicole Liles;
Assistant Director of Education and Instructor

Nicole (Nikki) Liles is a former graduate of NC Dental U. She completed the program in 2009 and joined the NC Dental U family in the summer of 2013. One of her primary goals is to have the students feel as confident and comfortable as possible going into the dental field. Her most recent abilities were utilized at a corporate dental office as a dental assistant, rock-star dental hygiene coordinator, and then mastering the front desk with all the office duties it entails. After much soul searching she made the decision to follow her passion and focus her career in a new direction as the new NC Dental U Assistant Director of Education and instructor. Her love for people is a driving force for her superb instruction skills. Her reward for all her hard work and dedication is the joy she feels as her students become excited as they travel from dental illiteracy to dental fluency thereby opening the doors to their new dental career.

Samantha Quintana;
DAII

Samantha joined our team in 2018. She is a proud NC Dental U Alumni but more importantly a proud Army veteran. She served our great nation 5 years in active duty. While transitioning back to her civilian life she attended NC Dental U, received her first job offer in a dental office and has since become a lead dental assistant. She loves dental assisting and enjoys furthering her education by attending numerous continuous education courses. She resides in Lee County with her 2 children and a wonderful husband.

Diana "DeeDee" Huff;
DAII

Diana, otherwise known as "DeeDee", has been in the Dental field for 20 years. She joined our NC Dental U Instructor team in April 2018. DeeDee started her career right out of high school working as a receptionist and dental assistant. Her childhood Dentist, Dr. Noah Wilson Jr. trained DeeDee and had the utmost confidence that she would aspire to be a great Dental Assistant. After many years with him, she continued growing at another office and has been at The Dental Care Center for 12 years. Currently leading their amazing team of Dental Assistants as their Clinic Coordinator. She loves teaching and seeing the difference a fun and new career can make in someone's life. She wants people to realize the importance of dentistry and how much it affects the human body. She works all the time but in her spare time, she loves spending time with her son and her family!

Cheryl Klein;
Registrar and Student Support

Cheryl has worked in the Business Management field for over 20 years. She joined Evolve Dental Management in 2012 as Registrar for NC Dental U and The Dental Assistant Academy of Charlotte. Cheryl is committed to assisting new students with the enrollment process, and helping all of our students get started down their new career path. In addition to her Business Management expertise, Cheryl is also an accomplished chef, wife and proud mother of 4.

She resides in Lockport, NY.

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