Dental Assisting Faculty

Dental Assisting

Faculty

dental assisting faculty member Leslie GreerLeslie Greer, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, BAS
Program Coordinator
Office: Bldg 5, Room 231
Phone: (541) 463-5638
Email: greerl@lanecc.edu
Leslie graduated from the LCC Dental Assisting program in 1981 and has 30 years of clinical experience in general dentistry. She began teaching at Lane in 2003, became the Program Coordinator in 2010, and has a Bachelors Degree in Management.  Her goal is to pass on her passion for dentistry to as many future dental assistants as possible.

dental assisting faculty member Lakrisha GordonLaKrisha Gordon, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, BHS
Faculty
Office: Bldg 13, Room 106
Phone: (541) 463-5529
Email: gordonl@lanecc.edu
LaKrisha graduated from the Academy of Dental Assisting in 2001, is currently a clinical assistant with 16 years of experience and has been teaching at Lane since Fall, 2016. She has worked in general and cosmetic dentistry, Oral surgery and Periodontics. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of Cosmetic dentistry, Oral surgeries, Periodontics, IV sedation, Cad/Cam technologies and 3D imaging.

Jamie PraterJamie Prater, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, AGS
Faculty
Office: Bldg 13, Room 106
Email: praterj@lanecc.edu
Jamie graduated from the LCC Dental Assisting program in 2005, is currently a clinical assistant with 12 years of experience in general dentistry and has been teaching at Lane since Winter, 2016. Her areas of knowledge include implant placement and oral surgery, Invisalign, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, I-Cat imaging, CEREC, and Laser Perio surgeries, as well as administrative services. She chose to teach due to her love of Dentistry and the extensive knowledge she has to offer.

dental assisting faculty member Kym PetersonKym Peterson, CDA, EFDA, EFODA
Faculty
Office: Bldg 13, Room 106
Phone: (541) 463-5261
Email: petersonkm@lanecc.edu
Kym graduated from the LCC Dental Assisting program in 1988 and has 17 years of clinical experience in general dentistry, in addition to administrative experience. She began teaching at Lane in 2005, and has a Bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration.

dental assisting faculty member Jan SmithJan Smith , CDA, EFDA, EFODA
Faculty
Office: Bldg 13, Room 106
Phone: (541) 463-5631
Email: smithjm@lanecc.edu
Jan graduated from the LCC Dental Assisting program in 1976 and has 38 years of clinical experience in general/surgical dentistry (10 years doing fill-in when her children were young). She began teaching at Lane in 2010, “to give to back to our community by teaching in an excellent college program which trained and prepared me for a rewarding profession.”