Instructors

Nicole Forsythe, Lead Instructor & Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Nicole Forsythe
Nicole is the lead dental assistant for a busy multi specialty practice with nine general dentists and specialists and over eleven dental assistants. She handles training and mentoring of new dental assistant team members and works hard to ensure that each team member has a seamless training experience. In addition to her daily responsibilities, Nicole handles ordering for three practices and works closely with doctors to guarantee that supplies are kept up to date and organized. Nicole Is certified in Radiology, Nitrous Oxide, Chairside Dental Assisting, CPR, and OSHA regulations.

Natalie Robinson, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Natalie Robinson

Natalie is an exceptional member of our team. She offers an amazing chair side manner along with creativity and high organizational skills. If you need a checklist, she’s the one to give it to you! Natalie is a trained Expanded Duty Dental Assistant and aides in the training of new hires as well as all OSHA regulations within the practices. She also ensures that all equipment is functioning properly. Within the last year Natalie and her husband have welcomed another beautiful baby girl to their growing family. Natalie’s primary focus is on instructing students for success!

Delilah Vargas, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Delilah Vargas
Delilah has been in the dental industry for over 16 years. She considers every year a new opportunity to learn something new. Teaching at an accredited Dental Assistant School with other instructors is such a wonderful experience! She loves answering questions and showing hands on, how things work. Delilah loves her new home here in Denver and enjoys exploring around Aurora with her husband, daughter and long time pet (Jack Russell Terrier) Dallas….yes.. as in Dallas Cowboys! You can take the girl out of Texas but you can’t take the Cowboys out of the girl. Delilah was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She comes from a very hot and dry state with winter at around 55 degrees. She knows now to bundle up! Delilah looks forward to meeting the new dental assistants in training.


Senior Instructors

Douglas Peak, DDS, Owner of Colorado Dental Assisting School LLC

Dr Douglas Peak

Education and Associations:

  • University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Iowa
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Associate Fellowship Certification through the World Clinical Laser Institute
  • Implant Certification,
  • Invisalign Certification,
  • Lumineers Certification,
  • Deep Bleaching TM, completed “Deep Bleaching TM; The Holy Grail of Teeth Whitening” training
  • Productive Dentist Academy Graduate, Dallas, TX
  • PerioProtect Certified
  • Mission Dental Doctor, volunteers a day a month at Mission Medical Clinic
  • Retired Naval Officer

Personal: Dr. Peak has been married to Kathy Peak for over 32 years. They have two sons, David and A.J. They moved to Colorado Springs in 2002 to leave behind their successful careers to relocate closer to their two grandchildren (Jordan and Kennedy daughters of David and Charity).

 

Scott Frederick, DDS, General & Cosmetic Dentist

Scott Frederick
Dr. Scott Frederick is a graduate from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry since 2007. General Dental Officer from 2007 to 2010 including serving as a dentist to over 9,000 active duty soldiers while deployed in Afghanistan.He also worked part-time throughout in private practice. Volunteer dental provider for Ayuda, Inc. Member of the American dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.Dr. Frederick has been married to Dr. Anna Frederick for four years.


Administration

Andrew Peak, President, Owner of Colorado Dental Assisting School LLC

Andrew Peak

Experience:
Founded Peak Dental Services in 2008 growing it to a network of multiple dental offices and close to 30+ dentist and specialists. Peak Dental Services is based on providing business support expertise to enable dentists to pursue clinical excellence while enjoying more time, income, and resources. Each of our practices allows our dentists the benefits of having autonomy to make decisions while having access to proven systems and support infrastructure. Founded the Colorado Dental Assisting School to combat the shortage of trained dental assistants while simultaneously supporting Peak Dental Service’s growth via hiring graduates. Worked with McKinsey & Company for 7 years as Engagement Manager with experience in service operations and banking. Also spent time with Merrill Lynch as a senior business analyst.

Education:
The Kellogg School of Management, MBA
Carnegie Mellon, Business Administration