MEET your dental assistant instructors

More than 25 years experience training top dental assistants

Lynn Uptgraft – Founder, Licensed Dental Hygienist (L.D.H)

Lynn Uptgraft founded Dental Office Training by Lynn in 2007, after working for nearly 25 years in the dental industry, I’m a licensed dental hygienist with over 30 years’ experience in dental hygiene, dental assisting, and office management. I graduated from dental assisting school in 1985, upon which I began working as a dental assistant and front office hygiene coordinator. I then graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1990 with a dental hygiene degree. Since, I have been a dental hygienist, working with various dental software, and establishing continuing care programs for new and developing offices all around Indianapolis.  Including scheduling and coordinating front and back office duties. Now I am providing a training program for you, which includes hands-on learning with the tools, equipment, and computer software to develop your skills for today’s dentistry.

Nadine Jordan, Clinical Director

My name is Nadine Jordan, I am Dental Office Training 2 South Clinical Director and will be instructing our dental assistant programs here in Ft Myers, Florida.  I have been in dentistry for over 25 years as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Over the years, I have developed a strong professional history within the dental field utilizing patient management, time management, clinical and front office skills, HR processes and marketing. Recently I have expanded my leadership skills with coaching development in patient partnerships, peer to peer coaching and performance management. My goal is to help our students create a positive team culture that will continue to grow in their future dental careers. Along with keeping a healthy lifestyle, I enjoy mini adventures throughout this region, nightlife, beaches, meeting new friends and having family and friends visit.


What To Expect At Dental Office Training 2 South?

“Visioning a career with flexibility, great pay, weekends off, evening time with family, always changing and endless opportunities …from working in General Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatrics, Periodontist, Endodontist, hospitals and volunteering in clinics.”


– Nadine Jordan, Clinical Director at DOT 2 South

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